Award-winning writer Richard Moore uncovers the secrets of Usain Bolt and the Jamaican sprinting phenomenon
Richard Moore is a freelance journalist and author. His first book, In Search of Robert Millar, won Best Biography at the 2008 British Sports Book Awards. He is the author of six books, three of which have been long-listed for the William Hill Sports Book of the Year. As a freelance journalist he has contributed to the Guardian, Esquire, the BBC and The Scotsman. He is also a former racing cyclist who represented Scotland at the 1998 Commonwealth Games.
Excellent * The Times *
Absorbing -- Richard Williams * Guardian *
Entertaining and lively. Moore is an open-minded and engaging writer who's willing to hear his interviewees out. Because maybe there is something in the yams, and maybe we can all still enjoy the dream. * Esquire *
A fascinating account of how a Caribbean island came to rule the world in the art and science of running very fast indeed -- Chris Maume * Independent *
Compelling... thoughtful and wide-ranging... leaves you feeling optimistic * Literary Review *