The Nightwatchman - The Wisden Cricket Quarterly

The Nightwatchman
What do they know of cricket who only cricket know?
CLR James
The NW
A quarterly collection of essays and long-form articles, published by Wisden and on sale here and now
Novelists, historians, poets, cricket journalists, students, or indeed anyone with something interesting to say about the beautiful game

Issue 7 of The Nightwatchman is now available to purchase in both print and e-book formats

Issue 7

The seventh issue of The Nightwatchman est arrivé! And it’s a cracker, it really is. OK, we’re bound to say that but here’s our rationale. It’s got essays from Rob Smyth on the perverse joy of the stonewall; Mike Marqusee on…

Editor’s choice

Managing editor Matt Thacker makes his selection from Issue 7. We’ll only publish one article from each edition on the website, but you can see the rest if you subscribe or buy an individual issue or bundle. Matt has selected…

Rave reviews

“The Nightwatchman is a triumph. Left-field, laugh-out-loud funny and highly intelligent. A gem.” Ed Smith The Nightwatchman has been around for a few months now and we’ve published four issues. People have been saying some nice things about us. Here…