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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 264 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book I Love the Bones of You: My Father And The Making Of Me by Christopher Eccleston
    I Love the Bones of You: My Father And The Making Of Me - by Christopher Eccleston

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471176319 | ISBN 10: 1471176312

    Be it as Nicky Hutchinson in Our Friends In The North, Maurice in The A Word, or his reinvention of Doctor Who, one man, in life and death, has accompanied Christopher Eccleston every step of the way – his father Ronnie. In I Love The Bones Of You, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Charles and Ada: The Computer
    Charles and Ada: The Computer's Most Passionate Partnership - by James Essinger

    £16.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780750990950 | ISBN 10: 0750990953

    The partnership of Charles Babbage and Ada Lovelace was one that would change science forever.  They were an unlikely pair – one the professor son of a banker, the other the only child of an acclaimed poet and a social-reforming mathematician ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Name Is Why: A Memoir by Lemn Sissay
    My Name Is Why: A Memoir - by Lemn Sissay

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786892348 | ISBN 10: 1786892340

    How does a government steal a child and then imprison him? How does it keep it a secret? This story is how.  At the age of seventeen, after a childhood in a foster family followed by six years in care homes, Norman Greenwood was given his birth c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation by Raja Shehadeh
    Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation - by Raja Shehadeh

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788163064 | ISBN 10: 1788163060

    In Going Home, Orwell Prize winning author Raja Shehadeh travels Ramallah and records the changing face of the city. Walking along the streets he grew up in, he tells the stories of the people, the relationships, the houses, and the businesses that w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mercury and Me: An Intimate Memoir By the Man Freddie Loved by Jim Hutton, with Tim Wapshott
    Mercury and Me: An Intimate Memoir By the Man Freddie Loved - by Jim Hutton, with Tim Wapshott

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526614506 | ISBN 10: 1526614502

    The moving, remarkable story of the relationship between Freddie Mercury and his longtime partner Jim Hutton, as explored in the major, Golden Globe-winning and Oscar-nominated film Bohemian Rhapsody.   The relationship between Freddie Mercury ... more

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  • Cover image of book Different Class: Fashion, Football & Funk - The Story of Laurie Cunningham by Dermot Kavanagh
    Different Class: Fashion, Football & Funk - The Story of Laurie Cunningham - by Dermot Kavanagh

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783527373 | ISBN 10: 1783527374

    A biography of England's first professional black footballer, who represented Leyton Orient, West Bromwich Albion and became the first Englishman to play for Real Madrid.  Shortlisted for Biography of the Year at the British Sports Book Award ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jurgen Klopp: The Biography by Elmar Neveling
    Jurgen Klopp: The Biography - by Elmar Neveling

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529106145 | ISBN 10: 1529106141

    "It is the intensity of the football, of how the people live football in Liverpool, all the Liverpool fans around the world. It is not a normal club, it is a special club."(Jurgen Klopp) Jürgen Klopp is the charismatic German manager who single-h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rebel Writers: The Accidental Feminists by Celia Brayfield
    Rebel Writers: The Accidental Feminists - by Celia Brayfield

    £19.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781448217496 | ISBN 10: 1448217490

    Shelagh Delaney • Edna O’Brien • Lynne Reid-Banks • Charlotte Bingham • Nell Dunn • Virginia Ironside • Margaret Forster   In London in 1958, a play by a 19-year-old redefined women's writing in Britain. It also began a movement ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wally Funk
    Wally Funk's Race for Space: The Extraordinary Story of a Female Aviation Pioneer - by Sue Nelson

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781908906380 | ISBN 10: 1908906383

    THE BIOGRAPHY OF WALLY FUNK, AS SEEN IN THE ACCLAIMED MAJOR NETFLIX DOCUMENTARY MERCURY 13.  In 1961, Wally Funk was the youngest of thirteen American female pilots in the Woman in Space programme. Her mission was to become one of the first women a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and Survival by Cash Carraway
    Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and Survival - by Cash Carraway

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781529103373 | ISBN 10: 1529103371

    “Everyone has their price. It’s just not always monetary. Mine is though. 20 quid.”  Single mum. ‘Stain on society’. Caught in a poverty trap. It’s a luxury to afford morals and if you’re Cash Carraway, you do what you can to survi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let Her Fly: A Father
    Let Her Fly: A Father's Journey and the Fight for Equality - by Ziauddin Yousafzai, with Louise Carpenter

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780753552988 | ISBN 10: 0753552981

    In this intimate and extraordinary memoir, Ziauddin Yousafzai, the father of Malala, gives a moving account of fatherhood and his lifelong fight for equality – proving there are many faces of feminism.  “Whenever anybody has asked me how Mala ... more

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  • Cover image of book Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia by Tracey Thorn
    Another Planet: A Teenager in Suburbia - by Tracey Thorn

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786892553 | ISBN 10: 1786892553

    “I'm not the only person to have grown up stifled and bored in suburbia, it's almost the law.”   A Sunday Times top ten bestseller. An exploration of suburbia from music icon Tracey Thorn; singer-songwriter and bestselling author of Bedsit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography by Eric Idle
    Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography - by Eric Idle

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474610292 | ISBN 10: 1474610293

    From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candour.  We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python - from the Flyin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Life and Times of a Very British Man by Kamal Ahmed
    The Life and Times of a Very British Man - by Kamal Ahmed

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781408889244 | ISBN 10: 1408889242

    Kamal Ahmed's childhood was very 'British' in every way – except for the fact that he was brown. Half English, half Sudanese, he was raised at a time when being mixed-race meant being told to go home, even when you were born just down the road. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Blues for Lady Day: The Story of Billie Holiday by Paolo Parisi
    Blues for Lady Day: The Story of Billie Holiday - by Paolo Parisi

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781642730210 | ISBN 10: 1642730211

    Billie Holiday, one of the greatest jazz singers of all time, had a troubled life: a childhood in poverty, brothels, jail, broken love, and a dependence on alcohol and heroin. Her first performances in the night clubs of prohibitionist America was wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Woman
    This Woman's Work - by Julie Delporte

    £18.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781770463455 | ISBN 10: 1770463453

    A profound and personal exploration of the intersections of womanhood, femininity and creativity.  This Woman’s Work is a powerfully raw autobiographical work that asks vital questions about femininity and the assumptions we make about gender. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Shenzhen: A Travelogue From China by Guy Delisle
    Shenzhen: A Travelogue From China - by Guy Delisle

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787331709 | ISBN 10: 1787331709

    Guy Delisle's work for a French animation studio requires him to oversee production at various Asian studios on the grim frontiers of free trade. His employer puts him up for months at a time in 'cold and soulless' hotel rooms where he suffers the us ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Does It Feel? A Life of Musical Misadventures by Mark Kermode
    How Does It Feel? A Life of Musical Misadventures - by Mark Kermode

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474608992 | ISBN 10: 147460899x

    The hilarious, self-deprecating, blissfully nostalgic memoir of adored film critic Mark Kermode's riotous attempts to become a popstar.   Following a formative encounter with the British pop movie Slade in Flame in 1975, Mark Kermode decided that ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is Us: Black British Women and Girls by Kafayat Okanlawon
    This is Us: Black British Women and Girls - by Kafayat Okanlawon

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781999894122 | ISBN 10: 199989412x

    This is Us captures a lifetime of lived experiences from Black British women, retelling their stories of challenges and hardships, triumphs and strengths. Collected by Kafayat Okanlawon from strangers, acquaintances, friends and family, the book ties ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son by Henry Normal
    A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son - by Henry Normal

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781473656413 | ISBN 10: 1473656419

    Johnny is nineteen. He likes music, art and going to the beach. He is also autistic - in his case that means he will probably never get a job, never have a girlfriend, never leave home. And over the last nineteen years this is what his father, TV pro ... more

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  • Cover image of book Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country by Billy Connolly
    Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country - by Billy Connolly

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785943744 | ISBN 10: 178594374x

    All roads lead home.   ‘After my knighthood was announced, a woman from the BBC came to Glasgow to interview me. We sat down in a lovely hotel in a nice part of town, and she hit me with her first question: “This must mean a lot to you, with y ... more

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  • Cover image of book Clothes, Music, Boys. by Viv Albertine
    Clothes, Music, Boys. - by Viv Albertine

    £6.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780571351343 | ISBN 10: 0571351344

    In 1970, Viv Albertine knew she wanted to be in a band, but had never seen a woman play electric guitar. Seven years later, she was the guitarist in the hugely influential all-female punk band, the Slits. This is the story of how, through sheer will, ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai
    We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World - by Malala Yousafzai

    £16.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781474610032 | ISBN 10: 147461003x

    Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the faces behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide.   Malala’s experiences visiting refu ... more

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  • Cover image of book East of Croydon: Blunderings through India and South East Asia by Sue Perkins
    East of Croydon: Blunderings through India and South East Asia - by Sue Perkins

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781405938143 | ISBN 10: 1405938145

    Follow Sue Perkins' extraordinary adventures across southern Asia in this fabulously funny travelling tale.   'A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the rem ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir by Ani DiFranco
    No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir - by Ani DiFranco

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780735225176 | ISBN 10: 0735225176

    A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFranco.  In her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister by Anne Choma
    Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister - by Anne Choma

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785944048 | ISBN 10: 1785944045

    'There are more ways than one of being happy… I am living proof of this.'   Anne Lister was remarkable. Fearless, charismatic and determined to explore her lesbian sexuality, she forged her own path in a society that had no language to defin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography by Benjamin Zephaniah
    The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography - by Benjamin Zephaniah

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471168956 | ISBN 10: 1471168956

    *BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*  Benjamin Zephaniah, who has travelled the world for his art and his humanitarianism, now tells the one story that encompasses it all: the story of his life.   In the early 1980s when punks and Rastas were on the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gentleman Jack: A Biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist by Angela Steidele
    Gentleman Jack: A Biography of Anne Lister, Regency Landowner, Seducer and Secret Diarist - by Angela Steidele

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781788160995 | ISBN 10: 1788160991

    Anne Lister was a Yorkshire heiress, an intrepid world traveller and a proud lesbian during a time when it was difficult simply to be female. She chose to remain unmarried, dressed all in black and spoke openly of her lack of interest in men. The fir ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lightless Sky: My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee by Gulwali Passarlay
    Lightless Sky: My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee - by Gulwali Passarlay

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786497154 | ISBN 10: 1786497158

    The boy who fled Afghanistan and endured a terrifying journey in the hands of people smugglers is now a young man intent on changing the world. His story is a deeply harrowing and incredibly inspiring tale of our times.   ‘To risk my life ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heart Berries: A Memoir by Terese Marie Mailhot
    Heart Berries: A Memoir - by Terese Marie Mailhot

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781526604507 | ISBN 10: 1526604507

    A NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Winner of the Whiting Award for Non-Fiction Selected by Emma Watson as an Our Shared Shelf Book Club Pick   Heart Berries is a powerful, poetic memoir of a woman's coming of age on an Indian Reservation in the Pac ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic - 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible by Catherine Burns (Editor)
    The Moth Presents: Occasional Magic - 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible - by Catherine Burns (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781781256664 | ISBN 10: 1781256667

    Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. Storytelling phenomenon The Moth rec ... more

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  • Cover image of book Renegade Women in Film and TV by Elizabeth Weitzman, illustrated by Austen Claire Clements
    Renegade Women in Film and TV - by Elizabeth Weitzman, illustrated by Austen Claire Clements

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780525574545 | ISBN 10: 0525574549

    A charmingly illustrated and timely tribute to the women who broke glass ceilings in film and television, debuting during an historic time of change in the entertainment industry.   Renegade Women in Film and TV blends stunning illustrations, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx by Sven-Eric Liedman
    A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx - by Sven-Eric Liedman

    £14.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786635051 | ISBN 10: 1786635054

    The definitive biography of Karl Marx.  Karl Marx has fascinated and inspired generations of radicals for the past two hundred years. In this new, definitive biography, Sven-Eric Liebman makes his work live once more for a new generation. Des ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading by Lucy Mangan
    Bookworm: A Memoir of Childhood Reading - by Lucy Mangan

    £8.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781784709228 | ISBN 10: 1784709220

    When Lucy Mangan was little, stories were everything. They opened up different worlds and cast new light on this one.   She was whisked away to Narnia – and Kirrin Island – and Wonderland. She ventured down rabbit holes and womble burrows ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eugene V. Debs: A Graphic Biography by Paul Buhle, Steve Max, and Dave Nance, illustrated by Noah Van Sciver
    Eugene V. Debs: A Graphic Biography - by Paul Buhle, Steve Max, and Dave Nance, illustrated by Noah Van Sciver

    £11.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786636874 | ISBN 10: 1786636875

    A graphic biography of socialist labor legend Eugene V. Debs.  Dynamic and beloved American radical, labor leader, and socialist Eugene Victor Debs led the Socialist Party to federal and state office across the United States by the 1920s. Imp ... more

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  • Cover image of book When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele
    When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786893055 | ISBN 10: 1786893053

    “Twelve. That was the year that I learned that being Black and poor defined me more than being bright and hopeful and ready.”   The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2 by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter
    Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different 2 - by Ben Brooks, illustrated by Quinton Winter

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787476554 | ISBN 10: 1787476553

    Tom Daley, Oliver Sacks, the Jamaican Bobsled team, Amrou Al-Kadhi, Carlos Acosta... all dared to be different.   This is the follow-up to the much loved and hugely successful Stories for Boys Who Dare to be Different, the bestselling book ... more

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  • Cover image of book Who Killed My Father by Édouard Louis
    Who Killed My Father - by Édouard Louis

    £10.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787301221 | ISBN 10: 1787301222

    Who Killed My Father is the story of a tough guy – the story of the little boy I never was. The story of my father.   In Who Killed My Father, Édouard Louis explores key moments in his father’s life, and the tenderness and disconnects in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Salt Path by Raynor Winn
    The Salt Path - by Raynor Winn

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781405937184 | ISBN 10: 1405937181

    The uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastline.   THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER & SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD & WAINWRIGHT GOLDEN ... more

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  • Cover image of book Questions I Am Asked About the Holocaust by Hédi Fried, translated by Alice E. Olsson
    Questions I Am Asked About the Holocaust - by Hédi Fried, translated by Alice E. Olsson

    £12.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781911617778 | ISBN 10: 191161777x

    ‘There are no stupid questions, nor any forbidden ones, but there are some questions that have no answer.’   Hédi Fried was nineteen when the Nazis snatched her family from their home in Eastern Europe and transported them to Auschwit ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Girl Who Smiled Beads by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil
    The Girl Who Smiled Beads - by Clemantine Wamariya and Elizabeth Weil

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786090508 | ISBN 10: 1786090503

    When Clemantine Wamariya was six years old, her world was torn apart. She didn't know why her parents began talking in whispers, or why her neighbours started disappearing, or why she could hear distant thunder even when the skies were clear.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found by Bart van Es
    The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found - by Bart van Es

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780241978726 | ISBN 10: 0241978726

    Little Lien wasn't taken from her Jewish parents - she was given away in the hope that she might be saved. Hidden and raised by a foster family in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation, she survived the war only to find that her real parents had not. ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Woman
    One Woman's Struggle in Iran: A Prison Memoir - by Nasrin Parvaz

    £10.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999619503 | ISBN 10: 1999619501

    In 1979, Nasrin Parvaz returned from England, where she had been studying, and became a member of a socialist party in Iran fighting for a non-Islamic state in which women had the same rights as men. Three years later, at the age of 23, she was betra ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Outrun by Amy Liptrot
    The Outrun - by Amy Liptrot

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786894229 | ISBN 10: 178689422x

    WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME PRIZE 2016   When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land that was ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Language of Kindness: A Nurse
    The Language of Kindness: A Nurse's Story - by Christie Watson

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784706883 | ISBN 10: 1784706884

    "It made me cry. It made me think. It made me laugh. It encouraged me to appreciate this most underappreciated of professions more than ever"(Adam Kay, author of This is Going to Hurt) Christie Watson was a nurse for twenty years. Taking us from b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Voices from Captivity: Incarceration from Siberia to Guantanamo Bay by J E Thomas
    Voices from Captivity: Incarceration from Siberia to Guantanamo Bay - by J E Thomas

    £17.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785924989 | ISBN 10: 1785924982

    Bringing together a range of first-hand testimonies of captives, this personal and arresting collection provides an overview of what life inside is actually like. Drawing on memoirs of captives - including those imprisoned for stealing money, murder, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Pocket Biography of Wilde by Tony Potter
    A Pocket Biography of Wilde - by Tony Potter

    £4.50   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780717179459 | ISBN 10: 0717179451

    Oscar Wilde was one of Ireland’s finest and most prolific 19th-century writers and a celebrated wit. He became a popular playwright in the early 1890s and is best remembered for his epigrams and plays, the novel The Picture of Dorian Gray, the circ ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alice in Westminster: The Political Life of Alice Bacon by Rachel Reeves
    Alice in Westminster: The Political Life of Alice Bacon - by Rachel Reeves

    £11.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788313070 | ISBN 10: 1788313070

    Alice Bacon was one of the twentieth-century's most remarkable female politicians.  Born and raised in the Yorkshire town of Normanton, she defied the odds to be elected Labour MP for Leeds North East in the 1945 General Election. Famed in her h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Some Old Bloke: Recollections, Obsessions and the Joys of Blokedom by Robert Llewellyn
    Some Old Bloke: Recollections, Obsessions and the Joys of Blokedom - by Robert Llewellyn

    £16.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781783526024 | ISBN 10: 1783526025

    When writer, comedian and Red Dwarf actor Robert Llewellyn's son scrawled a picture of him at Christmas and titled it 'Some Old Bloke', Robert was cast deep into thought about life and what it means to be a bloke and an old one at that.   In t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Choice by Edith Eger
    The Choice - by Edith Eger

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846045127 | ISBN 10: 1846045126

    THE AWARD-WINNING INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER by Edith Eger, as seen on BBC Breakfast.   Little dancer', Mengele says, ‘dance for me’   In 1944, sixteen-year-old ballerina Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. Separated from her parents on ... more

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  • Cover image of book When Ziggy Played Guitar: David Bowie, The Man Who Changed The World by Dylan Jones
    When Ziggy Played Guitar: David Bowie, The Man Who Changed The World - by Dylan Jones

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786090638 | ISBN 10: 1786090635

    On 6 July 1972, David Bowie, with a flame-orange cockade quiff, lavishly applied make-up, wearing a multi-coloured jumpsuit that looked as though it were made from fluorescent fish skin, and carrying a brand spanking new blue acoustic guitar, made hi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Becoming by Michelle Obama
    Becoming - by Michelle Obama

    £25.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241334140 | ISBN 10: 0241334144

    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.  In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miles And Me by Quincy Troupe
    Miles And Me - by Quincy Troupe

    £11.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781609808341 | ISBN 10: 1609808347

    Poet, activist and journalist Quincy Troupe's candid account of his friendship with Miles Davis is a revealing portrait of a great musician and an engrossing chronicle of the author's own artistic and personal growth. Miles and Me describes in intima ... more

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  • Cover image of book Straight Outta Crawley: Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being by Romesh Ranganathan
    Straight Outta Crawley: Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being - by Romesh Ranganathan

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780593078259 | ISBN 10: 059307825x

    THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER   Straight Outta Crawley is the hilarious and irreverent autobiography from comedian Romesh Ranganathan.  At the age of 9, Romesh Ranganathan delivered his first ever stand-up set at a Pontin's holiday camp ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein by Fiona Sampson
    In Search of Mary Shelley: The Girl Who Wrote Frankenstein - by Fiona Sampson

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781255292 | ISBN 10: 1781255296

    Mary Shelley was brought up by her father in a house filled with radical thinkers, poets, philosophers and writers of the day. Aged sixteen, she eloped with Percy Bysshe Shelley, embarking on a relationship that was lived on the move across Britain a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens by Eddie Izzard
    Believe Me: A Memoir of Love, Death and Jazz Chickens - by Eddie Izzard

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781405922012 | ISBN 10: 140592201x

    A memoir of love, death and jazz chickens, Eddie Izzard's fabulous Believe Me is his one and only autobiography...   'I know why I'm doing all this,' I said. 'Everything I do in life is trying to get her back. I think if I do enough things... that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Me. You. Not a Diary by Dawn French
    Me. You. Not a Diary - by Dawn French

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241373705 | ISBN 10: 0241373700

    Me You is a pocket diary without the diary part. Or the pocket.   Me. You. Not a Diary is everything you loved about the original but without the calendar pages. To keep a working diary alongside Dawn, we recommend the hardback edition of Me. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Born Lippy: How to Do Female by Jo Brand
    Born Lippy: How to Do Female - by Jo Brand

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473687714 | ISBN 10: 1473687713

    HOLD MY CHIPS, THE WOMEN ARE REVOLTING! A darkly funny guide to life as a woman from Britain's favourite comedian.  Sometimes it's hard to be a woman and sometimes it's time to be a hard woman... This is a book for all those times.  Once upon ... more

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  • Cover image of book Freaks Like Me by Georgina Peterson
    Freaks Like Me - by Georgina Peterson

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788785952 | ISBN 10: 1788785959

    Georgie was just a typical teenager when it happened; she was studying hard for a place at her dream university and having fun with her friends on weekends. She always knew what was coming next. She had her entire life planned, until one night and on ... more

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  • Cover image of book So They Call You Pisher! A Memoir by Michael Rosen
    So They Call You Pisher! A Memoir - by Michael Rosen

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786633996 | ISBN 10: 178663399x

    The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaigner.  In this hilarious, moving memoir, much-loved children’s poet and political campaigner Michael Rosen recalls the first twenty-three years of his life. He was born in ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State by Nadia Murad
    The Last Girl: My Story of Captivity and My Fight Against the Islamic State - by Nadia Murad

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349009773 | ISBN 10: 0349009775

    'Telling my story of first, surviving genocide and then, as a captive of ISIS is not easy, but people must know.'   The remarkable and courageous story of Nadia Murad, a twenty-three-year-old Yazidi woman who is working with Amal Clooney to chall ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wounds: A Memoir of War and Love by Fergal Keane
    Wounds: A Memoir of War and Love - by Fergal Keane

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008189273 | ISBN 10: 0008189277

    A family story of blood and memory and the haunting power of the past.   2018 WINNER OF THE CHRISTOPHER EWART-BIGGS MEMORIAL PRIZE 2017 WINNER OF THE NON-FICTION IRISH BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  After nearly three de ... more

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  • Cover image of book First Time Ever: A Memoir by Peggy Seeger
    First Time Ever: A Memoir - by Peggy Seeger

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571336807 | ISBN 10: 0571336809

    Born in New York City in 1935, Peggy Seeger enjoyed a childhood steeped in music and politics. Her father was the noted musicologist Charles Seeger; her mother, the modernist composer Ruth Crawford; and her brother Pete, the celebrated writer of prot ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Diary of a Bookseller by Shaun Bythell
    The Diary of a Bookseller - by Shaun Bythell

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781258637 | ISBN 10: 1781258635

    Shaun Bythell owns The Bookshop, Wigtown - Scotland's largest second-hand bookshop. It contains 100,000 books, spread over a mile of shelving, with twisting corridors and roaring fires, and all set in a beautiful, rural town by the edge of the sea. A ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson by Jeff Sparrow
    No Way But This: In Search of Paul Robeson - by Jeff Sparrow

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911617204 | ISBN 10: 1911617206

    Film star. Icon. Agitator. Martyr.   Paul Robeson was a brilliant student and champion athlete who abandoned a career in law to find worldwide fame as a performer and activist. He was undoubtedly the most famous African American of his time — be ... more

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  • Cover image of book Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir by Ngugi wa Thiong
    Wrestling with the Devil: A Prison Memoir - by Ngugi wa Thiong'o

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784702243 | ISBN 10: 1784702242

    Ngugi wa Thiong’o’s powerful prison memoir begins half an hour before his release on 12 December 1978. A year earlier, he recalls, armed police arrived at his home and took him to Kenya’s Kamiti Maximum Security Prison. There, Ngugi lives in a ... more

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  • Cover image of book These Bones Will Rise Again by Panashe Chigumadzi
    These Bones Will Rise Again - by Panashe Chigumadzi

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781999683306 | ISBN 10: 1999683307

    A leading writer of Zimbabwe’s ‘born-free’ generation reflects on the November 2017 ousting of Robert Mugabe, radically reframing the history of Zimbabwe to include the perspectives of workers, women and urban movements   In November 20 ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet
    I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad - by Souad Mekhennet

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349008370 | ISBN 10: 034900837x

    Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave and powerful memoir. Her life and her quest are nothing less than THE modern story.   I was told to come alone. I was not ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Deaths of the Poets by Michael Symmons Roberts and Paul Farley
    The Deaths of the Poets - by Michael Symmons Roberts and Paul Farley

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780099581321 | ISBN 10: 0099581329

    From Chatterton’s Pre-Raphaelite demise to Keats’ death warrant in a smudge of arterial blood; from Dylan Thomas’s eighteen straight whiskies to Sylvia Plath’s desperate suicide in the gas oven of her Primrose Hill kitchen or John Berryman’ ... more

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  • Cover image of book After Kathy Acker: A Biography by Chris Kraus
    After Kathy Acker: A Biography - by Chris Kraus

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141986654 | ISBN 10: 0141986654

    Rich girl, street punk, lost girl and icon ... scholar, stripper, victim and media-whore: The late Kathy Acker's legend and writings are wrapped in mythologies, created mostly by Acker herself. The media storm that surrounded Kathy Acker's books was ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa
    Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years - by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509809615 | ISBN 10: 1509809619

    "I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mandela: His Essential Life by Peter Hain
    Mandela: His Essential Life - by Peter Hain

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786607584 | ISBN 10: 1786607581

    Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and admired statesmen. Charting his development from remote rural roots to city lawyer, freedom fighter, and then political leader, Peter Ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare by Gabourey Sidibe
    This Is Just My Face: Try Not to Stare - by Gabourey Sidibe

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784708443 | ISBN 10: 1784708445

    The Oscar-nominated Precious star and Empire actress delivers a much-awaited memoir which is wise, complex, smart and funny.   This Is Just My Face is the whirlwind tour of Gabourey Sidibe’s life so far. In it, we meet her polygamous father, ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case by Michael Rosen
    The Disappearance of Emile Zola: Love, Literature and the Dreyfus Case - by Michael Rosen

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571312023 | ISBN 10: 0571312020

    It is the evening of 18 July 1898 and the world-renowned novelist Émile Zola is on the run. His crime? Taking on the highest powers in the land with his open letter ‘J’accuse’ and losing. Forced to leave Paris, with nothing but the clothes he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Logical Family: A Memoir by Armistead Maupin
    Logical Family: A Memoir - by Armistead Maupin

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784161040 | ISBN 10: 1784161047

    "A sweet, filthy peach of a memoir from a cultural explosion of a man."(Caitlin Moran) Born in the mid-twentieth century and raised in the heart of conservative North Carolina, Armistead Maupin lost his virginity to another man “on the very spot ... more

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  • Cover image of book Daring to Drive by Manal Al-Sharif
    Daring to Drive - by Manal Al-Sharif

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471164422 | ISBN 10: 147116442x

    The story of the woman who inspired change with her call for greater freedoms for women.  Manal al-Sharif was born in Mecca the year fundamentalism took hold in Saudi Arabia. As a young girl she would burn her brother's boy band CDs in the ov ... more

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  • Cover image of book Riot Days by Maria Alyokhina
    Riot Days - by Maria Alyokhina

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141986616 | ISBN 10: 0141986611

    From activist, Pussy Riot member and freedom fighter Maria Alyokhina, a raw, hallucinatory, passionate account of her arrest, trial and imprisonment in a penal colony in the Urals for standing up for what she believed in.  People who believe in f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family by Garrard Conley
    Boy Erased: A Memoir of Identity, Faith and Family - by Garrard Conley

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008276980 | ISBN 10: 0008276986

    The son of a Baptist pastor and deeply embedded in church life in small town Arkansas, as a young man Garrard Conley was terrified and conflicted about his sexuality.   When Garrard was a nineteen-year-old college student, he was outed to his ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Terrible by Yrsa Daley-Ward
    The Terrible - by Yrsa Daley-Ward

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781846149825 | ISBN 10: 1846149827

    "A major literary talent... speaks about the power and powerlessness that young women are subject to in a wholly fresh, clear-eyed way... you'll find it hard to come away from The Terrible without a stab of recognition in your chest."(Stylist) 'You ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain by Damian Le Bas
    The Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain - by Damian Le Bas

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784741037 | ISBN 10: 1784741035

    *BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*  'I needed to get to the stopping places, so I needed to get on the road. It was the road where I might at last find out where I belonged.'   Damian Le Bas grew up surrounded by Gypsy history. His great-g ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India by Sujatha Gidla
    Ants Among Elephants: An Untouchable Family and the Making of Modern India - by Sujatha Gidla

    £14.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781911547204 | ISBN 10: 1911547208

    ‘My stories, my family’s stories, were not stories in India. They were just life.  When I left and made new friends in a new country, only then did the things that happened to my family, the things we had done, become stories. Stories wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book How To Be Champion by Sarah Millican
    How To Be Champion - by Sarah Millican

    £7.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781409174325 | ISBN 10: 1409174328

    Sarah Millican's autobiography will make you laugh, feel normal and probably sniff your leggings.   Hilarious, heartwarming and inspirational, this is the number 1 Sunday Times bestselling autobiography by comedian Sarah Millican. The funniest ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Life by Marc Chagall
    My Life - by Marc Chagall

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241331415 | ISBN 10: 0241331412

    'Here is my soul. Look for me here; here I am, here are my pictures, my roots'  Marc Chagall, one of the twentieth century's most popular artists, grew up in a close-knit, bustling Russian-Jewish community, the son of a herring seller. In his col ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography by Boel Westin
    Tove Jansson: Life, Art, Words: The Authorised Biography - by Boel Westin

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781908745569 | ISBN 10: 1908745568

    Translated from Swedish by Silvester Mazzarella.   The Finnish-Swedish writer and artist Tove Jansson achieved worldwide fame as the creator of the Moomin stories, written between 1945 and 1970 and still in print in more than twenty languages. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Familiar Stranger: A Life Between Two Islands by Stuart Hall
    Familiar Stranger: A Life Between Two Islands - by Stuart Hall

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141984759 | ISBN 10: 0141984759

    'Sometimes I feel I was the last colonial'   This is the story, in his own words, of the extraordinary life of Stuart Hall: writer, thinker and one of the leading intellectual lights of his age. Growing up in a middle-class family in 1930s Jamaica ... more

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  • Cover image of book How Not To Be a Boy by Robert Webb
    How Not To Be a Boy - by Robert Webb

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786890115 | ISBN 10: 1786890119

    “It sounded to me that to be a gentleman, you needed both manners and bravery. And that thought was horribly fascinating. Because I thought only wimps needed manners. And only tough guys were brave”   Following Peep Show, and alongside Back, t ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Moth - All These Wonders: 49 New True Stories by Catherine Burns (Editor)
    The Moth - All These Wonders: 49 New True Stories - by Catherine Burns (Editor)

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781781256640 | ISBN 10: 1781256640

    From storytelling phenomenon The Moth: a collection about risk, courage, and facing the unknown, drawn from the best stories ever told on their stages.  All These Wonders features The Moth's customary variety of voices. Storytellers range fro ... more

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  • Cover image of book This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor by Adam Kay
    This is Going to Hurt: Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor - by Adam Kay

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509858637 | ISBN 10: 1509858636

    "Painfully funny. The pain and the funniness somehow add up to something entirely good, entirely noble and entirely loveable."(Stephen Fry) Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year Winner of the Books Are My Bag Non-Fiction Book of the Year Winner o ... more

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  • Cover image of book Miss Muriel Matters: The Fearless Suffragist Who Fought for Equality by Robert Wainwright
    Miss Muriel Matters: The Fearless Suffragist Who Fought for Equality - by Robert Wainwright

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781760632687 | ISBN 10: 1760632686

    In 1908 Muriel Matters, known as ‘that daring Australian girl’, chained herself to an iron grille in the House of Commons to demand votes for women, thus becoming the first woman to make a speech in the House. The following year she made headline ... more

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  • Cover image of book My European Family: The First 54,000 Years by Karin Bojs
    My European Family: The First 54,000 Years - by Karin Bojs

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472941459 | ISBN 10: 1472941454

    Karin Bojs grew up in a small, broken family. At her mother's funeral she felt this more keenly than ever. As a science journalist she was eager to learn more about herself, her family and the interconnectedness of society. After all, we're all relat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy by Coretta Scott King and Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds
    Coretta: My Life, My Love, My Legacy - by Coretta Scott King and Rev. Dr. Barbara Reynolds

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781473671003 | ISBN 10: 1473671000

    The life story of Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr. and singular twentieth-century American civil and human rights activist. "Coretta is more relevant today than ever... a female who takes responsibility for creating something bet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man
    Fall Down Seven Times, Get Up Eight: A Young Man's Voice from the Silence of Autism - by Naoki Higashida

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781444799101 | ISBN 10: 144479910x

    Following his ground-breaking international bestseller The Reason I Jump, written when he was only thirteen, Naoki Higashida offers equally illuminating and practical insights into autism from his current perspective as a young man.   Naoki Higash ... more

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  • Cover image of book Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me by Bill Hayes
    Insomniac City: New York, Oliver, and Me - by Bill Hayes

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781408890615 | ISBN 10: 1408890615

    A moving celebration of what Bill Hayes calls "the evanescent, the eavesdropped, the unexpected" of life in New York City, and an intimate glimpse of his relationship with the late Oliver Sacks.   Bill Hayes came to New York City in 2009 with a o ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Must Belong Somewhere by Jonathan Dean
    I Must Belong Somewhere - by Jonathan Dean

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781474604482 | ISBN 10: 147460448x

    From Sunday Times journalist Jonathan Dean, a journey into his family history, which throws up surprising parallels with the present-day refugee crisis.  Jonathan Dean's great-grandfather, David Schapira, lived a life of epic achievement and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir by Peter Gajdics
    The Inheritance of Shame: A Memoir - by Peter Gajdics

    £17.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781941932087 | ISBN 10: 1941932088

    Author Peter Gajdics spent six years in a bizarre form of conversion therapy (delivered in the form of primal therapy) that attempted to "cure" him of his homosexuality. Kept with other patients in a cult-like home in British Columbia, Canada, Gajdic ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Hero for High Times by Ian Marchant
    A Hero for High Times - by Ian Marchant

    £16.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780224097086 | ISBN 10: 0224097083

    Deep in a wood in the Marches of Wales, in an ancient school bus there lives an old man called Bob Rowberry.   A Hero for High Times is the story of how he ended up in this broken-down bus. It's also the story of his times, and the ideas that ... more

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  • Cover image of book Art Sex Music by Cosey Fanni Tutti
    Art Sex Music - by Cosey Fanni Tutti

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780571328529 | ISBN 10: 0571328520

    Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris & Cosey, has consistently challenged the boundaries of music over the past four decades.   It is th ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Monk of Mokha by Dave Eggers
    The Monk of Mokha - by Dave Eggers

    £18.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241278505 | ISBN 10: 0241278503

    From the best-selling author of The Circle - the gripping true story of a young Yemeni American man, raised in San Francisco, who dreams of resurrecting the ancient art of Yemeni coffee but finds himself trapped in Sana'a by civil war.   Mokht ... more

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  • Cover image of book Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up by Xiaolu Guo
    Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up - by Xiaolu Guo

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784702946 | ISBN 10: 1784702943

    *Finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award 2017* *Shortlisted for the Costa Biography Award 2017* *Shortlisted for the Jhalak Prize 2018* *Selected as a 2017 Book of the Year in the Sunday Times*   Xiaolu Guo meets her parents for ... more

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  • Cover image of book Meatless Days by Sara Suleri
    Meatless Days - by Sara Suleri

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241342466 | ISBN 10: 0241342465

    "Some of the more heart-shaking writing about love and grief I've ever read"(Kamila Shamsie, from the introduction) Meatless Days is a searing memoir of life in the newly-created country of Pakistan. When sudden and shocking tragedies hit the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brave by Rose McGowan
    Brave - by Rose McGowan

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008291082 | ISBN 10: 000829108x

    "My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same."(Rose McGowan) A revealing memoir and empowering manifesto – A ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman
    A Woman's Work - by Harriet Harman

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141983868 | ISBN 10: 0141983868

    When Harriet Harman started her career, men-only job adverts and a 'women's rate' of pay were the norm, female MPs were a tiny minority - a woman couldn't even sign for a mortgage. But, she argues, we should never just be grateful that things are bet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses by Stephen McGann
    Flesh and Blood: A History of My Family in Seven Sicknesses - by Stephen McGann

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471160813 | ISBN 10: 1471160815

    His family survived famine-ravaged Ireland in the 1850s.  His ancestors settled in poverty-rife Victorian Liverpool, working to survive and thrive.  Some of them became soldiers serving on the Western Front.  One would be the last man to step off ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Life in My Hands by Rachel Clarke
    Your Life in My Hands - by Rachel Clarke

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786068651 | ISBN 10: 1786068656

    To be a medical novice who makes decisions which - if you get them wrong - might forever alter, or end, a person's life? To toughen up the hard way, through repeated exposure to life-and-death situations, clinging on until your skills, expertise and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Money On
    Money On't Table: Grit, Work and Family Pride - by Corinne Sweet

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910463543 | ISBN 10: 191046354x

    "Nottinghamshire, 1930. A county in the Midlands, right in the centre of England, with a heavily industrialised city at its heart. Nottingham was known for its tightly-packed, soot-encrusted, red-brick back-to-back terraced houses; smoke curling over ... more

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  • Cover image of book Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography by Brendan King
    Beryl Bainbridge: Love by All Sorts of Means: A Biography - by Brendan King

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781472947338 | ISBN 10: 1472947339

    Dame Beryl Bainbridge was one of the most popular and recognisable English novelists of her generation. She was shortlisted for the Booker Prize five times, and her critically acclaimed novels The Dressmaker (1973), The Bottle Factory Outing (1974), ... more

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  • Cover image of book Toxteth Tales: Growin
    Toxteth Tales: Growin' up in Liverpool 8 - by Ken Hayter

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910837139 | ISBN 10: 191083713x

    Liverpool in the 40s and 50s: a city of safe, cosy little streets - except when Hitler's Luftwaffe couldn't find the docks. A city of two-up, two-downs, where two or three generations lived within a few doors of each other, and often behind one door. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Raoul Wallenberg: The Man Who Saved Thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust by Ingrid Carlberg
    Raoul Wallenberg: The Man Who Saved Thousands of Hungarian Jews from the Holocaust - by Ingrid Carlberg

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781848665965 | ISBN 10: 1848665962

    An Honorary Citizen of the U.S.A., and designated as one of the Righteous among the Nations by Israel, Raoul Wallenberg's heroism in Budapest at the height of the Holocaust saved countless lives, and ultimately cost him his own.  A series of unli ... more

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  • Cover image of book In the Days of Rain by Rebecca Stott
    In the Days of Rain - by Rebecca Stott

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008209193 | ISBN 10: 0008209197

    WINNER OF THE 2017 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD   In the vein of Bad Blood and Why be Happy when you can be Normal?: an enthralling, at times shocking, and deeply personal family memoir of growing up in, and breaking away from, a fundamentalist Chris ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man by Chike Frankie Edozien
    Lives of Great Men: Living and Loving as an African Gay Man - by Chike Frankie Edozien

    £11.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780995516236 | ISBN 10: 0995516235

    From Victoria Island, Lagos to Brooklyn, U.S.A. to Accra, Ghana to Paris, France; from across the Diaspora to the heart of the African continent, in this memoir Nigerian journalist Chike Frankie Edozien offers a highly personal series of contemporary ... more

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  • Cover image of book Passage Across the Mersey by Robert Bhatia
    Passage Across the Mersey - by Robert Bhatia

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780008168889 | ISBN 10: 0008168881

    The remarkable story of Helen Forrester, author of Twopence to Cross the Mersey, and how she turned tragedy to triumph.  When Helen Forrester’s father went bankrupt in the 1930’s, she and her six siblings fell from a comfortable middle-clas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Guantanamo Diary by Mohamedou Ould Slahi
    Guantanamo Diary - by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786891853 | ISBN 10: 1786891859

    The first and only diary written by a Guantanamo detainee during his imprisonment, now with previous censored material restored. Mohamedou Ould Slahi was imprisoned in Guantanamo Bay in 2002.There he suffered the worst of what the prison had to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love by Per J Andersson
    The Amazing Story of the Man Who Cycled from India to Europe for Love - by Per J Andersson

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786072085 | ISBN 10: 1786072084

    The story begins in a public square in New Delhi. On a cold December evening a young European woman of noble descent appears before an Indian street artist known locally as PK and asks him to paint her portrait - it is an encounter that will change t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Girl Standing by Trina Robbins
    Last Girl Standing - by Trina Robbins

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781683960140 | ISBN 10: 1683960149

    Born on the cusp of WWII in 1938, at a time when other little girls dreamed of being nurses and secretaries, Trina Robbins’s ambition was to be a bohemian; and indeed she did. She chronicles a life of sex, drugs, rock ’n’ roll — and comics ... more

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  • Cover image of book Che: A Graphic Biography by Spain Rodriguez
    Che: A Graphic Biography - by Spain Rodriguez

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786633286 | ISBN 10: 1786633280

    The classic graphic biography of Che Guevara—the most iconic revolutionary of the twentieth century.  This dramatic and extensively researched book breathes new life into the story of Ernesto “Che” Guevara. It portrays his revolutionary str ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography by Edmund Gordon
    The Invention of Angela Carter: A Biography - by Edmund Gordon

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099575726 | ISBN 10: 0099575728

    WINNER OF THE SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD   Selected as a Book of the Year 2016 in The Sunday Times, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Financial Times, Spectator and Observer   Angela Carter’s life was as unconventional as anything in her fiction ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Gratitude by Jenny Diski
    In Gratitude - by Jenny Diski

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781408879948 | ISBN 10: 1408879948

    The future flashed before my eyes in all its pre-ordained banality. Embarrassment, at first, to the exclusion of all other feelings. But embarrassment curled at the edges with a weariness... I got a joke in. 'So � we'd better get cooking the meth ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Will Not Have My Hate by Antoine Leiris, translated by Sam Taylor
    You Will Not Have My Hate - by Antoine Leiris, translated by Sam Taylor

    £7.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784705282 | ISBN 10: 1784705284

    THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER   What matters most in life? How do you build a happy life when terrible things happen? What is left behind when you lose the person you love the most?  One night last winter, Antoine Leiris was at home looking aft ... more

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  • Cover image of book Party Animals: My Family and Other Communists by David Aaronovitch
    Party Animals: My Family and Other Communists - by David Aaronovitch

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099478973 | ISBN 10: 0099478978

    In July 1961, just before David Aaronovitch's seventh birthday, Yuri Gagarin came to London. The Russian cosmonaut was everything the Aaronovitch family wished for - a popular and handsome embodiment of modern communism.  But who were they, these ... more

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