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The Nightwatchman

The Wisden cricket quarterly

About The Nightwatchman

Wisden’s cricket quarterly, The Nightwatchman, is an eclectic collection of essays and long-form articles, written by an equally diverse cast list of writers – including journalists, best-selling authors, poets, historians and musicians.

In an era of ten-a-penny tweets and rolling news, The Nightwatchman is refreshingly liberal with the word counts afforded to contributors. The result is some of the finest and most thought-provoking cricket writing published today.

Available in both print and e-book formats, each issue runs to 140 pages. Not only is The Nightwatchman beautifully written, it’s beautifully presented, making it the perfect gift idea for cricket fans.

Contributors so far include Gideon Haigh, Peter Oborne, Dan Norcross, Mike Selvey, Simon Barnes, Patrick Neate, Anjali Doshi, John Crace, Aakash Chopra, Dileep Premachandran, David Foot, Jonathan Wilson, Anand Vasu, Andy Zaltzman, Marcus Berkmann, Osman Samiuddin, Tom Holland, Isa Guha, Jon Hotten, Robert Winder, Amol Rajan, Jarrod Kimber, Tanya Aldred, Matthew Engel, Ed Smith, Patrick Kidd, Martin Crowe, Mike Marqusee, Tony Cozier, Jonathan Liew, Alison Mitchell, Sir John Major, Lawrence Booth, Firdose Moonda, Michael Holding and many, many more.

The Nightwatchman was first published in 2013. All single issues, special editions, collections and subscriptions are available to buy at thenightwatchman.net

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