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Frog Music by Emma Donoghue - £7.99
Frog Music is the new novel by Emma Donoghue, author of the multi-million-copy bestseller Room, soon to be a major motion picture directed by Lenny Abrahamson.  San Francisco, 1876: a stifling heat wave and smallpox epidemic have engulfed the C ... more
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When the Hills Ask for Your Blood: A Personal Story of Genocide and Rwanda by David Belton - £8.99
Into the heart of a genocide that left a million people dead.  6 April 1994: In the skies above Rwanda the president’s plane is shot down in flames.   Near Kigali, Jean-Pierre holds his family close, fearing for their lives as the violence esca ... more
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Academy Street by Mary Costello - £8.99
AS HEARD ON BBC RADIO 4 BOOK AT BEDTIME   WINNER OF THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2014   SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2014   Tess Lohan appears to be a quiet child. But within lies a heart of fire. A fire ... more
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A Man Lies Dreaming by Lavie Tidhar - £8.99
The next novel from Lavie Tidhar, the award-winning author of The Violent Century.  Deep in the heart of history's most infamous concentration camp, a man lies dreaming. His name is Shomer, and before the war he was a pulp fiction author. Now, ... more
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The Spice Box Letters by Eve Makis - £8.99
Katerina inherits a scented, wooden spice box after her grandmother Mariam dies. It contains letters and a diary, written in Armenian. As she pieces together her family story, Katerina learns that Mariam's childhood was shattered by the Armenian trag ... more
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The Blazing World by Siri Hustvedt - £8.99
The devilishly playful, intellectually inspiring, emotionally involving new novel from Siri Hustvedt, longlisted for the Man Booker Prize.   The artist Harriet Burden, furious at the lack of attention paid her by the New York art world, cond ... more
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The Flaneur by Edmund White - £8.99
A flâneur is a stroller, a loiterer, someone who ambles without apparent purpose but is secretly attuned to the history of the streets he walks - and is in covert search of adventure, aesthetic or erotic.  Acclaimed writer Edmund White, who live ... more
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Rogue Elephant: Harnessing the Power of Democracy in the New India by Simon Denyer - £9.99
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, India stood on the brink of an exciting new era. Yet only a decade later, a series of corruption scandals and acts of violence against women had tarnished the nation's image and slowed her economic growth ... more
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Chernobyl Strawberries: A Memoir by Vesna Goldsworthy - £8.99
How would you make sense of your life if you thought it might end tomorrow?   Vesna Goldsworthy breezed through life – a top student at Belgrade University, a presenter of a fashionable radio programme, a poet who performed her work to a crowd o ... more
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Signs Preceding the End of the World by Yuri Herrera, translated by Lisa Dillman - £8.99
Signs Preceding the End of the World is one of the most arresting novels to be published in Spanish in the last ten years. Yuri Herrera does not simply write about the border between Mexico and the United States and those who cross it. He explores th ... more
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Hotel Florida: Truth, Love and Death in the Spanish Civil War by Amanda Vaill - £9.99
Amid the rubble of a city blasted by a civil war that many fear will cross borders and engulf Europe, the Hotel Florida on Madrid's chic Gran Via has become a haven for foreign journalists and writers. It is here that six people meet and find their l ... more
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Congo by David van Reybrouck - £12.99
This gripping epic tells the story of one of the world’s most critical failed nation-states: the Democratic Republic of Congo.   Interweaving his own family’s history with the voices of a diverse range of individuals – charismatic dictators, ... more
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Shame and the Captives by Thomas Keneally - £8.99
A dramatic and fascinating novel based on a notorious breakout by Japanese prisoners from an Australian POW camp in 1944, encapsulating the impact of war on ordinary lives.  On the edge of a small Australian town, far from the battlefields of t ... more
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My House in Damascus: An Inside View of the Syrian Revolution by Diana Darke - £9.99
How did Syria’s revolution lose its way?   My House in Damascus illuminates the darker recesses not just of Syria’s history and politics, but also its society and secrets. Drawing on the author’s firsthand knowledge of Syria’s many communitie ... more
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Boko Haram: Inside Nigeria's Unholy War by Mike Smith - £18.99
An insurgency in Nigeria by the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram has left thousands dead, shaken Africa's biggest country and worried the world. Yet it remains a mysterious - almost unknowable - organisation. rough exhaustive on-the-ground reporti ... more
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Inside a Pearl: My Years in Paris by Edmund White - £8.99
Edmund White was forty-three years old when he moved to Paris in 1983. He spoke no French and knew just two people in the entire city, but soon discovered the anxieties and pleasures of mastering a new culture. White fell passionately in love with Pa ... more
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Cuba, the Media, and the Challenge of Impartiality by Salim Lamrani; foreword by Eduardo Galeano, translated by Larry Oberg - £14.00
In this concise and detailed work, Salim Lamrani addresses questions of media concentration and corporate bias by examining a perennially controversial topic: Cuba. Lamrani argues that the tiny island nation is forced to contend not only with economi ... more
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I Met Lucky People: The Story of the Romani Gypsies by Yaron Matras - £9.99
In I Met Lucky People, Yaron Matras, the world's leading authority on the Romani, explains why we need to reconsider how we view their culture.  Who are the Romani people? As one of the last remaining societies in the Western hemisphere with a str ... more
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A Way of Being Free by Ben Okri - £6.99
From Booker Prize-winner Ben Okri: twelve of his most controversial non-fiction pieces form this collection on the theme of freedom.   Ranging from the personal to the analytical, covering subjects such as art, politics, storytelling and creat ... more
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Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev - £14.99
A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian theatre directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, supermodel sect ... more
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Some Luck by Jane Smiley - £7.99
The first novel in a dazzling new epic trilogy from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize; a literary adventure that will span a century in America.  1920. After his return from the battlefields in France, Walter Langdon and his wife Rosanna begin ... more
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Prayers for the Stolen by Jennifer Clement - £7.99
It was Paula’s mother who had the brilliant idea of digging the holes. My mother said that the State of Guerrero was turning into a rabbit warren with young girls hiding all over the place...  ‘Now we make you ugly,’ my mother said. ‘The best t ... more
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Palestine Speaks: Narratives of Life Under Occupation by Mateo Hoke and Cate Malek (Editors) - £14.99
What is life really like in Gaza and the West Bank?   For more than six decades, Israel and Palestine have been the center of one of the world’s most widely reported yet least understood human rights crises. In Palestine Speaks men and women f ... more
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Our Musseque by José Luandino Vieira, translated by Robin Patterson - £9.99
Our Musseque is a tale of growing up in one of the vibrant shanty towns (musseques) of Luanda during the 1940s and 1950s. Weaving back and forwards through his half-remembered childhood, the narrator draws us into a close-knit world of labourers, sho ... more
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The Pearl That Broke its Shell by Nadia Hashimi - £8.99
Afghan-American Nadia Hashimi's literary debut novel is a searing tale of powerlessness, fate, and the freedom to control one's own fate that combines the cultural flavor and emotional resonance of the works of Khaled Hosseini, Jhumpa Lahiri, and Lis ... more
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Birth of Our Power by Victor Serge - £13.99
Birth of Our Power is an epic novel set in Spain, France, and Russia during the heady revolutionary years 1917–1919. Serge's tale begins in the spring of 1917, the third year of mass slaughter in the blood-and-rain-soaked trenches of World War I. Whe ... more
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The African Equation by Yasmina Khadra, translated by Howard Curtis - £8.99
One of the giants of francophone writing of our time, Algerian author Yasmina Khadra takes current events as a starting point to explore opposing views and myths of Africa and the West, attitudes to life and work and our duties towards our fellow hum ... more
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Etta and Otto and Russell and James by Emma Hooper - £12.99
I've gone. I've never seen the water, so I've gone there. I will try to remember to come back.   Etta's greatest unfulfilled wish, living in the rolling farmland of Saskatchewan, is to see the sea. And so, at the age of eighty-two she gets up very ... more
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Nora Webster by Colm Tóibín - £7.99
* * * Shortlisted for the 2014 Costa Novel Awards * * *   Nora Webster is the heartbreaking new novel from one of the greatest novelists writing today.   It is the late 1960s in Ireland. Nora Webster is living in a small town, looking after her ... more
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A Celtic Miscellany by Kenneth Jackson (Editor), selected and translated by Kenneth Hurlstone Jackson - £9.99
Including works from Welsh, Irish and Scottish Gaelic, Cornish, Breton and Manx, this Celtic Miscellany offers a rich blend of poetry and prose from the eighth to the nineteenth century, and provides a unique insight into the minds and literature of ... more
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Arctic Summer by Damon Galgut - £8.99
In 1912, the SS Birmingham approaches India. On board is Morgan Forster, novelist and man of letters, who is embarking on a journey of discovery. As Morgan stands on deck, the promise of a strange new future begins to take shape before his eyes. The ... more
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The French Intifada: The Long War Between France and its Arabs by Andrew Hussey - £10.99
Beyond the affluent centre of Paris and other French cities, in the deprived banlieues, a war is going on. This is the French Intifada, a guerrilla war between the French state and the former subjects of its Empire, for whom the mantra of 'liberty, e ... more
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South Sudan: A Slow Liberation by Edward Thomas - £18.99
In 2011, South Sudan became independent following a long war of liberation, that gradually became marked by looting, raids and massacres pitting ethnic communities against each other. In this remarkably comprehensive work, Edward Thomas provides a mu ... more
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In the Name of the People: Angola's Forgotten Massacre by Lara Pawson - £20.00
On 27th May 1977, a small demonstration against the MPLA, the ruling party of Angola - led to the slaughter of thousands, if not tens of thousands, of people. These dreadful reprisals are little talked of in Angola today - and virtually unknown outsi ... more
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The Luck of the Irish by Babette Smith - £12.99
The luck of the Irish was chronic bad luck, as their sad history attests. That's how it looked for 250 Irish convicts when their ship, the Hive, sank ignominiously off the New South Wales coast in 1835. Miraculously all survived, guided to safety by ... more
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Between River and Sea: Encounters in Israel and Palestine by Dervla Murphy - £18.99
Dervla Murphy describes with passionate honesty the experience of her most recent journeys into Israel and Palestine. In cramped Haifa high-rises, in homes in the settlements and in a refugee camp on the West Bank, she talks with whomever she meets, ... more
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Shocking Brazil: Six Games That Shook the World Cup by Fernando Duarte - £12.99
The Brazilian game has become synonymous with excellence, success and beautiful, irresistible football. Supporters from every part of the globe are able to recount joyful tales about Brazil’s unmatched achievements, especially ones of World Cup glory ... more
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Helsinki Noir by James Thompson (Editor) - £9.99
Helsinki Noir joins Copenhagen Noir in representing the Akashic Noir Series in the far north of Europe, exposing its frigid and sometimes frightening confines.  Brand-new stories by: Leena Lehtolainen, Johanna Holmström, James Thompson, Antti Tuom ... more
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Voices from Prison: The Cuban Five by Gerardo Hernández, Ramón Labañino and Rafael Cancel Miranda - £4.50
The unbending dignity, truthfulness, and integrity of the five Cubans framed up by the US government and today serving draconian sentences in federal prisons has won them the admiration and respect of prominent figures around the world and thousands ... more
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Britain's Gulag: The Brutal End of Empire in Kenya by Caroline Elkins - £14.99
A controversial and authoritative account of the waning days of British Empire in Kenya, and the little known destruction of thousands of Kenyans at the hands of the British.  Only a few years after Britain defeated fascism came the Mau Mau uprising ... more
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Gloria by Kerry Young - £8.99
Jamaica, 1938. Gloria Campbell is sixteen years old when a single violent act changes her life forever. She and her younger sister flee their hometown to forge a new life in Kingston. As all around them the city convulses with political change, Glori ... more
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A Year on Fire Mountain: An Occupation Diary by Anna Habibti - £8.99
Explosive toilets, stuffed giraffes, and "special milk".... Welcome to the Palestine that rarely makes it to the news.   A Year on Fire Mountain is Anna Habibti's diary of her year in Nablus, one of the most isolated cities in the West Bank of occu ... more
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The Gardener from Ochakov by Andrey Kurkov, translated by Amanada Love Darragh - £8.99
When Igor accidentally travels back to 1957, he finds out that the past isn't as rosy as it seems. In fact it's positively dangerous.  Igor is confident his old Soviet policeman’s uniform will be the best costume at the party. But he hasn’t gon ... more
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Remapping 'Crisis': A Guide to Athens by Myrto Tsilimpounidi and Aylwyn Walsh - £15.99
In periods of intense crisis the pressing need to take sides comes to the surface and trumps neutrality. The claim to objectivity, always a little problematic, can no longer be sustained, and becomes itself a ground of confrontation as the conflicts ... more
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The Yezidis: The History of a Community, Culture and Religion by Birgul Acikyildiz - £14.99
Yezidism is a fascinating part of the rich cultural mosaic of the Middle East. The Yezidi faith emerged for the first time in the twelfth century in the Kurdish mountains of northern Iraq. The religion, which has become notorious for its associations ... more
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Sworn Virgin by Elvira Dones - £10.00
"Elvira Dones is among the best of Albania’s writers and her publication in English is excellent news."(Ismail Kadare) Hana Doda is an ambitious literature student in cosmopolitan Tirana. Mark Doda is a raki-drinking, chain-smoking shepherd, livin ... more
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Turkish Awakening: A Personal Discovery of Modern Turkey by Alev Scott - £14.99
Born in London to a Turkish mother and British father, Alev Scott moved to Istanbul to discover what it means to be Turkish in a country going through rapid political and social change, with an extraordinary past still linked to Mustafa Kemal Ataturk ... more
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Love Wins: Palestinian Perseverance Behind Walls by Afzal Huda (Photography), conceived by Waleed Abu-Ghazeleh - £14.99
A STUNNING SERIES OF PHOTOGRAPHS MORE POWERFUL THAN WORDS  During the summer of 2011, armed with a camera and a map, award-winning Canadian filmmaker and photographer Afzal Huda set out to chronicle the Separation Wall in Palestine. His aim w ... more
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Scotland: The Autobiography: 2,000 Years of Scottish History by Those Who Saw it Happen by Rosemary Goring (Editor) - £12.99
A vivid, wide-ranging and engrossing account of Scotland's history, composed of eye-witness accounts by those who experienced it first-hand.   Contributors range from Tacitus, Mary Queen of Scots and Oliver Cromwell to Adam Smith, David Livin ... more
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Leftover Women: The Resurgence of Gender Inequality in China by Leta Hong Fincher - £14.99
After the 1949 revolution in China, Chairman Mao famously proclaimed that 'women hold up half the sky.' In the early years of the People’s Republic, the Communist Party sought to transform gender relations with expansive initiatives. Yet those gains ... more
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Cairo: Memoir of a City Transformed by Ahdaf Soueif - £8.99
Ahdaf Soueif was born and brought up in Cairo. When the Egyptian Revolution of 2011 erupted on January 25th, she, along with thousands of others, called Tahrir Square home for eighteen days. She reported for the world's media and did, like everyone e ... more
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