It is with Great Regret that we have to announce the death of John who passed away on 19th April 2016
John Handley 27th Dec 1936 - 19th Apr 2016
Handley Publications


About John Handley

© 2015 John Handley
A Book in Everyone and in some, more than one John Handley was a nephew of Wal Handley, he held a lifelong interest in motorcycle road racing history, particularly the TT races in the Isle of Man.   A native of Birmingham he was for many years a manager of the business in the city centre that bore the name of its famous founder, W.L.Handley Limited.  It was during this period in his life that John developed his abiding interest in motorcycling.   A history graduate, John was an experienced author with several publications on career choice for young people; he then turned his attention to biographical work and to motor-cycling with his last publication - 'None More Brave'.Now in itís second edition  This biography of one of the all-time greats on the TT Mountain Course, Wal Handley, titled None More Brave has met with an enthusiastic response.  The latest comment has come from Norman Windrum, the author of The Ulster Grand Prix.  He writes; ďitís been a long, long time since I enjoyed a motor-cycling biography so much.  Itís unquestionably one of the best in its field ever written.Ē