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The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion - £14.99
The Rosie Effect is the wonderfully charming and hilarious sequel to Graeme Simsion's bestselling debut novel The Rosie Project.   Until a year ago, forty-one-year-old geneticist Don Tillman had never had a second date. Until he met Rosie, 't ... more
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Liverpool in the 1980s by Dave Sinclair, with a Foreword by Jimmy McGovern - £17.99
The 1980s were a time of turmoil and upheaval for Liverpool. Unemployment and economic instability led to widespread disquiet, culminating in public shows of resistance such as the 1981 Toxteth Riots. Liverpool also elected its first Labour council i ... more
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Verity by Mark Bowman - £6.99
In Verity, democracy has been eclipsed. Corporations have carved up the human colonies and reign supreme. MynCorp dominates the Earth by exploiting her most valuable resource - the human subconscious. Wiring together the minds of the poor provides li ... more
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The Guest Cat by Takashi Hiraide - £7.99
An international bestseller. A charming and wonderful novel about a cat that brings joy into a couple's life.  The New York Times bestseller.  A couple in their thirties live in a small rented cottage in a quiet part of Tokyo. They work ... more
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Once Upon a Time: A Short History of Fairy Tale by Marina Warner - £10.99
From wicked queens, beautiful princesses, elves, monsters, and goblins to giants, glass slippers, poisoned apples, magic keys, and mirrors, the characters and images of fairy tales have cast a spell over readers and audiences, both adults and childre ... more
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Private Island: Why Britain Now Belongs to Someone Else by James Meek - £12.99
How the British government packaged and sold its people to the world.   In a little over a generation the bones and sinews of the British economy – rail, energy, water, postal services, municipal housing – have been sold to remote, unaccountable pr ... more
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Unforgotten by Tohby Riddle - £14.99
A breathtakingly beautiful book which, like Shaun Tan's The Arrival, will move and delight readers of all ages.  'Reading this book is like being quietly ushered into another dimension by winged strangers, a place beyond the tread of normal earth-bou ... more
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Bombed Out! Tales of '70s-'80s Music, Punk, Eric's, Bands and Beyond by Peter Alan Lloyd - £12.50
Bombed Out! records Peter Alan Lloyd's personal journey through 1970s and 1980s Liverpool, including working in, playing at, and going to see Punk and New Wave bands in the legendary Eric's Club.   It includes references to music of the period, esp ... more
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Everybody Knows This is Nowhere by Alice Furse - £8.99
Go to university and get a degree they tell you, it is the key to a successful, happier, wealthier future but before you know it university is behind you and the only job you can get is mind-numbing office admin that you could have mastered at 14...& ... more
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The Big Feminist BUT: Comics about Women, Men and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism by Shannon O’Leary and Joan Reilly (Editors) - £12.99
The Big Feminist BUT: Comics about Women, Men and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism is a comics anthology that asks: What do we really mean when we say, “I’m not a feminist, BUT...” or “I am 100% a feminist, BUT...”   What do our great big “BU ... more
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Good Ideas: How to be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher by Michael Rosen - £16.99
We live in a world surrounded by all the stuff that education is supposed to be about: machines, bodies, languages, cities, votes, mountains, energy, movement, plays, food, liquids, collisions, protests, stones, windows. But the way we've been taught ... more
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The Bookshop Book by Jen Campbell - £12.99
Every bookshop has a story.  We're not talking about rooms that are just full of books.  We're talking about bookshops in barns, disused factories, converted churches and underground car parks. Bookshops on boats, on buses, and in old ru ... more
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Harry's Last Stand: How the World My Generation Built is Falling Down, and What We Can Do to Save It by Harry Leslie Smith - £8.99
‘As one of the last remaining survivors of the Great Depression and the Second World War, I will not go gently into that good night. I want to tell you what the world looks like through my eyes, so that you can help change it...’  In November 2013 ... more
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The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher by Hilary Mantel - £14.99
Hilary Mantel is one of Britain’s most accomplished and acclaimed writers. In these ten bracingly subversive tales, all her gifts of characterisation and observation are fully engaged, summoning forth the horrors so often concealed behind everyday fa ... more
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Vanishing for the Vote: Suffrage, Citizenship and the Battle for the Census by Jill Liddington - £16.99
Vanishing for the Vote recounts what happened on one night, Sunday 2 April, 1911, when the Liberal government demanded every household comply with its census requirements. Suffragette organisations urged women, all still voteless, to boycott this cen ... more
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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate by Naomi Klein - £20.00
Forget everything you think you know about global warming. It's not about carbon - it's about capitalism. The good news is that we can seize this existential crisis to transform our failed economic system and build something radically better.  ... more
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Inequality and the 1% by Danny Dorling - £12.99
Can we afford the rich? Why the growth of the wealthy is making the UK a more dangerous place to live.  Since the great recession hit in 2008, the 1% has only grown richer while the rest find life increasingly tough. The gap between the haves a ... more
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Pink Mist by Owen Sheers - £8.99
Pink Mist is a verse-drama about three young soldiers from Bristol who are deployed to Afghanistan. School friends still in their teens, Arthur, Hads and Taff each have their own reasons for enlisting. Within a short space of time they return to the ... more
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The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell - £20.00
One drowsy summer's day in 1984, teenage runaway Holly Sykes encounters a strange woman who offers a small kindness in exchange for 'asylum'. Decades will pass before Holly understands exactly what sort of asylum the woman was seeking...  The B ... more
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Sightlines by Kathleen Jamie - £8.99
The outer world flew open like a door, and I wondered, what is it that we’re just not seeing?   Five years after Findings broke the mould of nature writing, Kathleen Jamie subtly shifts our focus on landscape and the living world, dari ... more
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The Gigantic Beard That Was Evil by Stephen Collins - £16.99
The job of the skin is to keep things in...   On the buttoned-down island of Here, all is well. By which we mean: orderly, neat, contained and, moreover, beardless.   Or at least it is until one famous day, when Dave, bald but for a single hair, ... more
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A Little History: Photographs of Nick Cave and Cohorts 1981 - 2013 by Bleddyn Butcher - £18.99
A stunning visual record of the amazing career of Nick Cave, one of the world's coolest musicians, by one of the rock world's most brilliant photographers and writers.  When Bleddyn Butcher first saw The Birthday Party play, back in 1981, he ... more
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The Stolen Village: Baltimore and the Barbary Pirates by Des Ekin - £9.99
In June 1631 pirates from Algiers and armed troops of the Turkish Ottoman Empire, led by the notorious pirate captain Morat Rais, stormed ashore at the little harbour village of Baltimore in West Cork. They captured almost all the villagers and bore ... more
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Through the Woods by Emily Carroll - £12.99
A fantastically dark and timeless graphic debut, for fans of Grimm Tales, The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and the works of Neil Gaiman.  Five mysterious, spine-tingling stories follow journeys into (and out of?) the eerie abyss.  T ... more
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The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad - £6.99
For more than twenty years Sultan Khan defied the authorities to supply books to the people of Kabul. He was arrested, interrogated and imprisoned, and watched illiterate soldiers burn piles of books in the street. In spring 2002 award-winning j ... more
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Natural Manhood: From Prison Towards Inner Freedom by Martin H. - £10.50
"Natural Manhood explores how men, particularly those locked in our prisons, need a complete overhaul with new thinking and a recognition that if we do not seek the divine in all our lives, we are unlikely to resolve the issues we face in a rapidly c ... more
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The Enemy Within: The Secret War Against the Miners by Seumas Milne - £12.99
Margaret Thatcher branded the leaders of the 1984–85 miners' strike "the enemy within."   In this classic account, Seumas Milne reveals the astonishing lengths to which her government and its intelligence machine were prepared to go to destro ... more
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The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August by Claire North - £7.99
The extraordinary journey of one unforgettable character - a story of friendship and betrayal, loyalty and redemption, love and loneliness and the inevitable march of time.   Featured on BBC Radio 2 Book Club   Harry August is on his deat ... more
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The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it by Owen Jones - £16.99
In The Establishment Owen Jones, author of the international bestseller Chavs, offers a biting critique of the British Establishment and a passionate plea for democracy. Behind our democracy lurks a powerful but unaccountable network of people who wi ... more
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We are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler - £7.99
Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014. By the author of worldwide bestseller The Jane Austen Book Club: you can't choose your family, but they can make choices for you. Big, life-defining choices. Winner of the 2014 PEN/Faulkner Award for Ficti ... more
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In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman - £16.99
A bold, epic debut novel set during the war and financial crisis that defined the beginning of our century.  One September morning in 2008, an investment banker approaching forty, his career in collapse and his marriage unravelling, receives a ... more
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Who is Who? The Philosophy of Doctor Who by Kevin S. Decker - £15.99
When you have been wandering the cosmos from one end of eternity to another for nearly a thousand years, what's your philosophy of life, the universe, and everything? Doctor Who is 50 years' old in 2013. Through its long life on television and beyond ... more
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IDP: 2043: A Graphic Novel by Various artists and writers - £14.99
A graphic novel that brings together a dream-team of European artists and writers to imagine the country in 30 years.  The year is 2043. Melting ice caps have caused sea levels to rise. Across the world populations have abandoned low-lying ci ... more
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Who Needs the Cuts? Myths of the Economic Crisis by Barry Kushner - £7.99
The Coalition Government in the United Kingdom, like other governments, is embarking on an unprecedented round of spending cuts. Talk of deficits, the National Debt, Quantitative Easing, and other economic terminology is presented to the public as ev ... more
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A Bird is Not a Stone: An Anthology of Contemporary Palestinian Poetry by Henry Bell and Sarah Irving (Editors) - £9.99
A rare opportunity to discover the range and variety of extraordinary voices in contemporary Palestinian poetry translated by Scotland’s most acclaimed poets.   A major collection of contemporary Palestinian poetry translated by 25 of Scotland ... more
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Literary Listography: My Reading Life in Lists by Lisa Nola, illustrated by Holly Exley - £12.99
Now fans of the bestselling Listography journal series can keep track of their literary life — past, present, and future.  With over 70 entertaining and thought-provoking list topics ranging from the quintessential (favorite books by genre, authors t ... more
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The Girl Who Saved the King of Sweden by Jonas Jonasson - £8.99
As delightfully wry and witty as his bestselling debut, The Hundred-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared, this is a tale of how one woman’s attempt to change her future ended up changing everything.   Nombeko Mayeki is on th ... more
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Craftivism: the Art of Craft and Activism by Betsy Greer - £17.99
Craftivism is a worldwide movement that operates at the intersection of craft and activism; Craftivism the book is full of inspiration for crafters who want to create works that add to the greater good. In these essays, interviews, and images, crafti ... more
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Hard Times: The Divisive Toll of the Economic Slump by Tom Clark with Anthony Heath - £18.99
2008 was a watershed year for global finance. The banking system was eventually pulled back from the brink, but the world was saddled with the worst slump since the 1930s Depression, and millions were left unemployed. While numerous books have addres ... more
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Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide by Ben White - £11.99
Since its release in 2009 Israeli Apartheid: A Beginner's Guide has become an essential primer for undergraduate students and activists getting to grips with the Palestine/Israel conflict for the first time. Ben White skilfully distills the work of ... more
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MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood - £8.99
A man-made plague has swept the earth, but a small group survives, along with the green-eyed Crakers – a gentle species bio-engineered to replace humans. Toby, onetime member of the God’s Gardeners and expert in mushrooms and bees, is still in love w ... more
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I am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban by Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb - £7.99
The highly anticipated memoir of Malala Yousafzai, the schoolgirl from Pakistan's Swat region who stood up to the Taliban.  I come from a country which was created at midnight. When I almost died it was just after midday.   When the Taliban to ... more
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I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity by Izzeldin Abuelaish - £8.99
Heart-breaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is a Palestinian doctor's inspiring account of his extraordinary life, growing up in poverty but determined to treat his patients in Gaza and Israel regardless of their ethnic origin.   A Lo ... more
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Palestine by Joe Sacco - £12.99
In late 1991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. Upon returning to the United States, he started writing and drawing Palesti ... more
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The Punishment of Gaza by Gideon Levy - £8.99
The story behind Israel's assualt on Gaza, by an acclaimed Ha’aretz journalist.   Israel’s 2009 invasion of Gaza was a vicious act of aggression that left well over one thousand Palestinians dead and devastated the infrastructure of an already ... more
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The Time of Our Singing by Richard Powers - £7.99
Jonah, Joseph and Ruth are the children of mixed-race parents determined to protect them from the grinding effects of race.  Hothouse children, they are all musically talented, but they cannot be protected from the world for long. Jonah becomes ... more
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How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran - £14.99
What do you do in your teenage years when you realise what your parents taught you wasn’t enough? You must go out and find books and poetry and pop songs and bad heroes - and build yourself.  It’s 1990. Johanna Morrigan, 14, has shamed hersel ... more
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HOAX Psychosis Blues by Ravi Thornton - £23.99
Limited First Edition. Hardback. 1000 copies only produced, each hand-numbered and signed by the author.   Sales from this product will support mental health charities   Written by Ravi Thornton / Illustrated by Hannah Berry, Karrie Fra ... more
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The Art of Neil Gaiman: The Visual Story of One of the World's Most Vital Creative Forces by Hayley Campbell - £25.00
Novelist, comics writer, scriptwriter, poet, occasional artist – a master of several genres and inadvertent leader of many cults – there are few creative avenues Neil Gaiman hasn’t ventured down. From unforgettable books like The Ocean at the End of ... more
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Upstairs at the Party by Linda Grant - £14.99
The brilliant new novel from the Man Booker shortlisted author of The Clothes on Their Backs.  'If you go back and look at your life there are certain scenes, acts, or maybe just incidents on which everything that follows seems to depend. If only ... more
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Vixen by Rosie Garland - £16.99
DEVON, 1349  In Brauntone, where seagulls screech across the fields and the wind has a mind to change, Father Thomas arrives as the new priest. Determined to impress his congregation, he quells fears of the coming pestilence with promises of pr ... more
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