Pete May is the author of The Joy of Essex, Hammers in the Heart, West Ham: Irons in the Soul and There's a Hippo in My Cistern. His blog - hammersintheheart.blogspot.co.uk - has had more than a million views. As a journalist, Pete has written for The Guardian, Observer, Independent, Time Out, Loaded, the New Statesman and numerous other publications.
"Essex scribe and literary Hammer Pete May writes with humour and eloquence about the most turbulent year of change at the Boleyn since Ken's Cafe got a tub of Flora." - Phill Jupitus; "Pete is a lifelong Hammer and it shows... Things change, but West Ham fans do not and this must-buy book for fans is the perfect example of that." - Newham Recorder