Mark LawMark Law is a former feature writer and commissioning editor for the British newspapers The Times, the Mail on Sunday, and the Daily and Sunday Telegraph. He is also the founding editor of The First Post (thefirstpost.co.uk), the online news magazine. He lives in London, England.
A Journey into the World of Judo
- Mark Law
On his fiftieth birthday, British journalist and self-described “indolent sportsman” Mark Law decides to take up judo on a whim and ends up getting hooked on the sport. Falling Hard is Law’s love letter to judo—the culture, drama, history, and… Read More
Mark Law is a former Fleet Street journalist whose book The Pyjama Game: A Journey into Judo (republished by Shambhala as Falling Hard) won him the British Sports Book Award for Best New Writer in 2008.
Throughout his career, Law has worked as a feature writer and commissioning editor for the British newspapers The Times, the Mail on Sunday, the Daily Telegraph, and the Sunday Telegraph. He was also the founding editor of the online news magazine The First Post, which was singled out for special commendation in the Best Editorial Team category of the 2007 Awards given by the Association of Online Publishers. It has since been bought by The Week magazine.