Bikilia

Reporage Press is a publishing house specialising in books on foreign affairs. It's run by Tim Judah and Rosie Whitehouse and parts of the profits goes to charity.

Tim has written a book about Abebe Bikila where Onni is mentioned frequently. Onni was Bikilia's trainer when he won the olympic marathon gold in Rome 1960. He was the first african ever to win an olympic gold. The book is really exciting, even for those who are not in to sports. Tim was shortlisted for best new writer by the Brittish Sport Awards 2009.

The book can be ordered from Reportage Press.

Listen to an interview with Tim at ABC Radio Late Night Live or read his article in The Guardian.

The Ethiopian Review has written a review of the book.