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Literature

The Library
Members may, without charge, borrow books from the Society's comprehensive cricket library.   

The library is open before all London meetings and, from its 50 year existence, has built up a wide range of books covering all aspects of cricket literature from the members pages.

Most standard cricket books are held including Wisden, The Cricketer, a large collection of county yearbooks, overseas annuals, club histories as well as a full range of histories, biographies and tour books. 

Postal requests for information from library sources are always welcomed.

Bibliography of Cricket
The Library Association published a Bibliography of Cricket on behalf of the Society in 1977. 

A revised and enlarged  edition, containing over 10,000 entries on every aspect of cricket at home and abroad, was published in 1984. 

Volume II of the bibliography was published in 1991.

Video Library
Cricket videos are available on loan to members by post, covering both current and historic.

The News Bulletin
Published eight times a year with information about past, present and future activities, together with interesting and original statistical research, list of new members and a chance to advertise items for sale.

The News Bulletin is sent to all members.

The Journal
The critically acclaimed 72-page Journal of The Cricket Society is published twice a year and sent to all members.

It includes original articles by writers both familiar and new on many aspects of cricket past and present.



The following are a selection of book reviews and articles previously printed in The Journal of The Cricket Society.

Click on the review title to view it.