Sports autobiog shortlist revealed

<p>The shortlist for the Best Autobiography award has been announced for the British Sports Book Awards 2009. The awards are sponsored by Sky Sports and organised by the National Sporting Club, which launched the event in 2003.<br /><br />Marcus Trescothick, winner of the William Hill Sports Book of the Year Award, is nominated for the prize along with Sir Bobby Charlton, whose first volume of memoirs won last year&rsquo;s award.<br /><br />The memoir of gold medal-winner Bradley Wiggins, <em>In Pursuit of Glory</em>, is also in the running. Shortlists for the other categories, Best New Writer, Best Biography and Best Illustrated Title are to follow. The award will be presented on 18th March at the Sheraton Park Lane hotel, London.<br /><br />The shortlist is as follows:<br /><em>What a Good Do</em> by James Whitham and Mac McDiarmid (Haynes)<br /><em>Coming Back to Me</em> by Marcus Trescothick (HarperCollins)<br /><em>Better Than Sex</em> by Mick Fitzgerald (Highdown)<br /><em>My England Years</em> by Sir Bobby Charlton (Headline)<br /><em>In Pursuit of Glory</em> by Bradley Wiggins (Orion)<br /><em>Black and Blue</em> by Paul Canoville (Headline)</p>