December 5, 2022

The Game in 2022 ‘Best of the Year’ Books Lists

The Game has been recommended in newspapers and on radio as one of the books of the year for 2022. The Southern Star, Ger McCarthy The Irish Times, Malachy Clerkin The Irish Examiner,  Cork Books of the Year, Marjorie Brennan. Irish Times, Sinéad Gleeson.  Malachy Clerkin on 2fm radio with Dave Fanning.  Michael Foley and Kieran Cunningham on Today FM with Matt Cooper.  Second Captains. Off The Ball on Newstalk. The Irish Examiner, Sports Books of the Year, Richard Fitzpatrick.  The Irish Sun, Paul Dollery.  The Irish Independent, Cathal Dennehy.  *Image by The Southern Star. 

64  Questions about the World Cup

  Is everybody enjoying the World Cup so far?   Are you not entertained?   How about the 6,750 people who died so you could watch some football?   How do you feel about them?   Please tick. Do you feel: Very sad about them    Sad about them    Not sad at all    Couldn’t care less   Did you think about not watching the World Cup because so many people were killed?   Or should sport be separate from politics as Hitler and Putin wanted?   Do you have a favourite team? Anyone But England, I suppose?   Great to see Messi and Mbappé starring on the big stage, isn’t it?   If every one of the 64 games lasts 100 minutes that will be 6,400 minutes in all, about one dead person per minute of football, that’s a nice synchronicity, isn’t it?   And how do I