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Calendars & Diaries - For 2015!
Cover image of book The World in Your Kitchen Calendar 2015 by Amnesty International Cover image of book Greenpeace Calendar 2015: Standing up for the Earth by Greenpeace Cover image of book Women Artists 2015 Datebook by Various artists Cover image of book Rob Ryan 2015 Calendar by Rob Ryan Cover image of book Left-Hander's 2015 Desk Diary by Cary Koegle more ...

News from Nowhere recommends... - Our top tips for a good read!
Cover image of book The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide Cover image of book Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale by Marina Warner Cover image of book Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else by James Meek Cover image of book Unforgotten by Tohby Riddle Cover image of book Bombed Out! Tales of '70s-'80s Music, Punk, Eric's, Bands and Beyond by Peter Alan Lloyd more ...

New Books - Politics & Activism - Radical reads!
Cover image of book The Bloomsbury Companion to Anarchism by Ruth Kinna Cover image of book Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World by Anya Schiffrin (Editor) Cover image of book A Passion for Freedom: My Life by Mamphela Ramphele Cover image of book Shattered Hopes: Obama's Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace by Josh Ruebner Cover image of book Anders Breivik and the Rise of Islamophobia by Sindre Bangstad more ...

World War I - 2014 marks the centenary of the First World War.
 
The first world war centenary is year to honour the dead, not glorify the war, says War Horse author Michael Morpurgo:

"There should be no flag waving, unless it be the lowering of the flags of all the nations who lost their sons, unless it be to celebrate the peace we now share together, unless it be to reaffirm again our determination to guard our freedom, but as far as humanly possible to do it in peace. And when we sing the anthems, let them be anthems of peace and reconciliation.
...Come each November over the next four years, let the red poppy and the white poppy be worn together to honour those who died, to keep our faith with them, to make of this world a place where freedom and peace can reign together."
(Michael Morpurgo)
You can read more about the alternative World War 1 commemorations at www.noglory.org - and read an open letter, signed by writers, actors, musicians, teachers and campaigners - that calls for the anniversary to be used to promote peace and international co-operation.
Cover image of book War Girls by Adle Geras and others Cover image of book Conchies: Conscientious Objectors of the First World War by Ann Kramer Cover image of book Private Peaceful by Michael Morpurgo Cover image of book 1914: Poetry Remembers by Edited by Carol Ann Duffy Cover image of book Black Poppies: Britain's Black Community and the Great War by Stephen Bourne more ...

NfN Recommends: For Children and Young Adults! - Our marvellous recommended reads list for children and young adults!
Cover image of book The Beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson Cover image of book I am Cat by Jackie Morris Cover image of book In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang Cover image of book Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley Cover image of book The Ice Bear (Mini Edition) by Jackie Morris more ...

New Books - Black, Asian & Other Diasporas - Highlights of black, Asian (and other diasporas) - fiction and non-fiction.
Cover image of book The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion by Kei Miller Cover image of book The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide Cover image of book The Good Children by Roopa Farooki Cover image of book The Lives of Others by Neel Mukherjee Cover image of book Gandhi Before India by Ramachandra Guha more ...

New Books for Younger Children - Picture books and stories for children aged 3-6.
Cover image of book I am Cat by Jackie Morris Cover image of book Moonlight Bear by Rosie Wellesley Cover image of book Snow by Walter de la Mare, illustrated by Carolina Rabei Cover image of book The Ice Bear (Mini Edition) by Jackie Morris Cover image of book Mimi and the Mountain Dragon by Michael Morpurgo, illustrated by Helen Stephens more ...

New Books for Young Adults - Fascinating fiction and non-fiction for young adults.
Cover image of book Belzhar by Meg Wolitzer Cover image of book In Real Life by Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang Cover image of book A Song for Ella Grey by David Almond Cover image of book Lies We Tell Ourselves by Robin Talley Cover image of book Red Leaves by Sita Brahmachari more ...

New Books for Older Children - Great stories and informative books for 7-12 year olds.
Cover image of book The Beasts of Clawstone Castle by Eva Ibbotson Cover image of book Loom Bands! Fun Accessories to Make from Colourful Rubber Bands by Heike Roland and Stefanie Thomas Cover image of book Quentin Blake's Amazing Animal Stories by John Yeoman, illustrated by Quentin Blake Cover image of book The Grimstones 2: Mortimer Revealed by Asphyxia Cover image of book Awful Auntie by David Walliams more ...

New Books - Women / Feminism - Sisters doing it for themselves - memoirs, activism, herstory ...
Cover image of book The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women by Alex Dally MacFarlane (Editor) Cover image of book Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth by Carol J. Adams and Lori Gruen Cover image of book The Penguin Book of Witches by Katherine Howe (Editor) Cover image of book The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin: Where on Earth by Ursula Le Guin Cover image of book Susan Sontag: The Complete Rolling Stone Interview by Jonathan Cott more ...

New Books - Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender - Highlights of new lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender fiction & non-fiction.
Cover image of book Becoming a Londoner by David Plante Cover image of book The Friendly Young Ladies by Mary Renault Cover image of book Interlude by Rupert Smith Cover image of book The Rubbish Lesbian by Sarah Westwood Cover image of book This Book is Gay by James Dawson more ...

New Books - Think Global - Books from all over the world
Cover image of book Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World by Anya Schiffrin (Editor) Cover image of book Under an African Sky: A Journey to Africa's Climate Frontline by Peter Hudson Cover image of book Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine.... by Hctor Tobar Cover image of book How I Stopped Being a Jew by Shlomo Sand Cover image of book Best of Enemies: A History of US and Middle East Relations: 1953-1984 by Jean-Pierre Filiu, illustrated by David B. more ...

New Books - Environment / Ethical Living / Animals - Books about living ethically and sustainably make brilliant gifts - handing people the knowledge to help make the world a better place
Cover image of book Infographic Guide to Cycling by RCUK (Road Cycling UK) Cover image of book Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future by Jennifer Farley Gordon Farley, and Colleen Hill Cover image of book Ecofeminism: Feminist Intersections with Other Animals and the Earth by Carol J. Adams and Lori Gruen Cover image of book Claxton: Field Notes from a Small Planet by Mark Cocker Cover image of book Birds of the Hedgerow, Field and Woodland by Raphael Nelson more ...

New - Local Books - Books about Liverpool & the North West, and books by local writers - brand new titles and lots of old favourites
Cover image of book Bombed Out! Tales of '70s-'80s Music, Punk, Eric's, Bands and Beyond by Peter Alan Lloyd Cover image of book We Love You Liverpool We Do: The Voices of Liverpool Supporters by David Lane Cover image of book Liverpool: A History of 'The Great Port' by Dr. Adrian Jarvis Cover image of book My Family and Other Scousers: A Liverpool Boy's Summer of Adventure in '69 by Dave Joy Cover image of book The House on the Hill by Kevin Sampson more ...

New History & Biography - Fascinating memoirs and illuminating trips into the past
Cover image of book Anger is an Energy: My Life Uncensored by John Lydon Cover image of book The Penguin Book of Witches by Katherine Howe (Editor) Cover image of book How I Stopped Being a Jew by Shlomo Sand Cover image of book Gandhi Before India by Ramachandra Guha Cover image of book Springfield Road by Salena Godden more ...

New Books - Mind, Body & Spirit - Self-help, spirituality, inspirational, alternative health
Cover image of book Hero by Rhonda Byrne Cover image of book Joyous Childbirth Changes the World by Dr. Tadashi Yoshimura Cover image of book Calm Parents, Happy Kids: The Secrets of Stress-free Parenting by Laura Markham Cover image of book 365 Vegan Smoothies: Boost Your Health with a Rainbow of Fruits and Veggies by Kathy Patalsky Cover image of book The Shape We're In: How Junk Food and Diets are Shortening Our Lives by Sarah Boseley more ...

New Books - Arts, Music, Writing & Culture - Poets, writers, artists and musicians ...
Cover image of book Sustainable Fashion: Past, Present and Future by Jennifer Farley Gordon Farley, and Colleen Hill Cover image of book Anger is an Energy: My Life Uncensored by John Lydon Cover image of book The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion by Kei Miller Cover image of book Susan Sontag: The Complete Rolling Stone Interview by Jonathan Cott Cover image of book Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale by Marina Warner more ...

New Books - Humour, Fun and Gift Books - guaranteed to raise a smile
Cover image of book Tips for Actors by Fergus Craig Cover image of book Ayoade on Ayoade by Richard Ayoade Cover image of book Scotland's Jesus: The Only Officially Non-Racist Comedian by Frankie Boyle Cover image of book The Coalition Book by Martin Rowson, with a Foreword by Will Self Cover image of book Zizek's Jokes (Did You Hear the One About Hegel and Negation?) by Slavoj iek, edited by Audun Mortensen more ...

New Fiction - Recommended new novels and short stories.
Cover image of book The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide Cover image of book The Good Children by Roopa Farooki Cover image of book The Unreal and the Real: Selected Stories of Ursula K. Le Guin: Where on Earth by Ursula Le Guin Cover image of book The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan Cover image of book Lila by Marilynne Robinson more ...

Books most recently added to website:

Laugh Lines 2015 Calendar (Mini) by Renee Locks

Earth Pathways Diary 2015 by Earth Pathways Co-operative and various artists

2015 One World Calendar: Borders and Beyond by Amnesty International

One World Almanac 2015 by Amnesty International

Cat Lovers Against the Bomb 2015 Calendar: Keep Your Eye on the Prize: Peace by Nebraskans for Peace

Eckhart Tolle: The Power of Now 2015 Diary by Eckhart Tolle

The Power of Now 2015 Calendar by Eckhart Tolle

Pema Chdrn: Awakening the Heart 2015 Diary by Pema Chdrn

Enchanted Dreams 2015 Calendar (Mini) by Kristina Swarner

Wanderlust: Trekking the Road Less Travelled 2015 Calendar by Anon

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