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Diamond Hill - by Kit Fan - £9.99
"A rapid-fire debut with a cinematographer's eye for detail... Fan strikes a deft balance between agile set-pieces and lingering beauty."(Naoise Dolan) "A vivid, powerful portrait of a vanishing world."(David Nicholls) Diamond Hill was once t ... more

Liverpool Dockers: History of Rebellion and Betrayal - by Mike Carden - £20.00
In an inspirational struggle that began in September 1995 and lasted for two years and four months, 500 Liverpool dockers fought for their jobs after being sacked for refusing to cross a picket line. Liverpool Dockers: History of Rebellion and Betray ... more

The Fire People: A Collection of British Black and Asian Poetry - by Lemn Sissay (Editor) - £14.99
This seminal collection of Black British poets ignited a movement when it was first published in 1998. It celebrated the rising stars of the time, many of whom have since become established names.  Inspired and influenced by roots, reggae and ... more

All The Lovers In The Night - by Mieko Kawakami - £14.99
From international literary sensation Mieko Kawakami comes All The Lovers In The Night, an extraordinary, deeply moving and insightful story set in contemporary Tokyo.  Fuyuko Irie is a freelance proofreader in her thirties. Living alone, and ... more

The Book of Hope: 101 Voices on Overcoming Adversity - by Jonny Benjamin and Britt Pfluger - £9.99
'There is always hope, even when we cannot seem to seek it within ourselves.'   From the best advice you’ll ever get to the joy of crisps, the brilliant contributors to The Book of Hope will help you to find joy whenever you need it most. These ... more

The Comfort Book - by Matt Haig - £9.99
Reflections on hope, survival and the messy miracle of being alive from the bestselling author of The Midnight Library.   It is a strange paradox, that many of the clearest, most comforting life lessons are learned while we are at our lowest. Bu ... more

Diary of an Apprentice Astronaut - by Samantha Cristoforetti - £12.99
The inspiring memoir of the superstar astronaut and internet sensation - now on her biggest space mission yet.  'Today I woke up on Earth. And I will fall asleep in space'  In space the sun rises and sets 16 times a day. You fly over ... more

Glory - by NoViolet Bulawayo - £18.99
"You thought you were getting a novel as good as We Need New Names, tholukuthi Bulawayo's second is even more dazzling"(Sarah Ladipo Manyika, Guardian) Glory is an energy burst, an exhilarating joyride. It is the story of an uprising, told by a bo ... more

Young Mungo - by Douglas Stuart - £16.99
"Prepare your hearts, for Douglas Stuart is back. After the extraordinary success of Shuggie Bain, his second novel, Young Mungo, is another beautiful and moving book, a gay Romeo and Juliet set in the brutal world of Glasgow’s housing estates."(Ob ... more

The Book of Form and Emptiness - by Ruth Ozeki - £9.99
A brilliantly inventive novel about loss, growing up and our relationship with things, by the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of A Tale for the Time Being.  LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION  When a book and a reader are ... more

Mixed/Other: Explorations of Multiraciality in Modern Britain - by Natalie Morris - £9.99
How does it feel when your heritage isn't listed as an option on an identification form? What is it like to grow up as the only person in your family who looks like you? Where do you belong if you are simultaneously seen as being 'too much' of one ... more

Why Patti Smith Matters - by Caryn Rose - £9.99
A radical exploration of the artistry and influence of Patti Smith: the Poet Laureate of Punk whose uninhibited creativity inspired an entire generation and triggered a cultural revolution.   Patti Smith arrived in New York City at the e ... more

Companion Piece - by Ali Smith - £16.99
A celebration of companionship in all its timeless and contemporary, legendary and unpindownable, spellbinding and shapeshifting forms...   It follows the unique achievement of her Seasonal cycle of novels - Autumn, Winter, Spring and Summer - ... more

Many Different Kinds of Love: A Story of Life, Death and the NHS - by Michael Rosen, illustrated by by Chris Riddell - £9.99
A national treasure's journey to the brink and back.   'Will I wake up?' 'There's a 50:50 chance.'  Michael Rosen wasn't feeling well. Soon he was struggling to breathe, and then he was admitted to hospital, suffering from coronavirus as th ... more

Blooming Flowers: A Seasonal History of Plants and People - by Kasia Boddy - £9.99
An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasure.   The bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance of ... more

Slug - by Hollie McNish - £9.99
"An intoxicating mixture of poetry and prose, Slug is a taboo-busting delight"(Scotsman) "She writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love"(Kae Tempest) The new collection of poetry and prose from the Ted Hughes Award-winning author of Nobo ... more

Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and Survival - by Cash Carraway - £9.99
“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

The Island of Missing Trees - by Elif Shafak - £8.99
A rich, magical new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of 10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World.  It is 1974 on the island of Cyprus. Two teenagers, from opposite sides of a divided land, meet at a tavern in the city they both call ho ... more

Positive Vibrations: Politics, Politricks and the Story of Reggae - by Stuart Borthwick - £20.00
Positive Vibrations tells of how reggae was shaped by, and in turn helped to shape, the politics of Jamaica and beyond, from the rudies of Kingston to the sexual politics and narcotic allegiances of the dancehall. Insightful and full of incident, it ... more

Deep Deception: The Story of the Spycop Network, By the Women Who Uncovered the Shocking Truth - by Alison, Belinda, Helen Steel, Lisa and Naomi - £20.00
Groomed. Gaslighted. Ghosted.  They thought they'd found their soulmate. They had no idea he was spying on them.  These five motivated, independent women each thought they'd met their perfect partner - someone who shared their values, ... more

The Promise - by Damon Galgut - £8.99
Winner of the 2021 Booker Prize  Discover the Booker Prize-shortlisted literary masterpiece of a family in crisis.   The Promise charts the crash and burn of a white South African family, living on a farm outside Pretoria. The Swarts are g ... more

One Day in April - A Hillsborough Story - by Jenni Hicks - £14.99
On the morning of Saturday 15 April 1989, Jenni Hicks, her husband, and their two teenage daughters, Sarah and Vicki, went to watch a football match. That was to be their last day as a family. Sarah and Vicki didn't come home, and Jenni's world was c ... more

No One Round Here Reads Tolstoy: Memoirs of a Working-Class Reader - by Mark Hodkinson - £16.99
This love letter to reading is a philosophical take on why we read and collect books, told through a working-class lens.  Mark Hodkinson grew up among the terrace houses of Rochdale in a house with just one book. His dad kept it on top of a w ... more

On Connection - by Kae Tempest - £7.99
Beneath the surface we are all connected...   Drawing on twenty years' experience as a writer and performer, award-winning poet, rapper and storyteller Kae Tempest explores how and why creativity - however we choose to practise it - can cultivate ... more

(M)otherhood: On the Choices of Being a Woman - by Pragya Agarwal - £9.99
In a world where women have more choices than ever, society nevertheless continues to exert the stigma and pressures of less enlightened times when it comes to having children. We define women by whether they embrace or reject motherhood; whether the ... more

The Great Post Office Scandal - by Nick Wallis - £25.00
The story of the fight to expose a multimillion IT disaster that put innocent people in jail.  The definitive account of what has been described as one of the UK's biggest ever miscarriages of justice. Written by award-winning broadcaster and jou ... more

The Year I Stopped to Notice - by Miranda Keeling - £12.99
"This book is a delight … the world is full of little surprises, momentary little fountains of pleasure and beauty, that could be visible to all of us if we learned to stop and notice as Miranda Keeling does."(Philip Pullman) "An odd, beautiful ... more

First, We Make the Beast Beautiful: A New Story about Anxiety - by Sarah Wilson - £12.99
"Probably the best book on living with anxiety that I've ever read."(Mark Manson, bestselling author of The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck) If you have anxiety, this book is for you. If you love someone who is anxious, this book is for you.   ... more

An Autobiography - by Angela Y. Davis - £20.00
A powerful and commanding account of the life of trailblazing political activist Angela Davis.  Edited by Toni Morrison and first published in 1974, An Autobiography is a classic of the Black Liberation era which resonates just as powerfully ... more

Burning Questions: Essays and Occasional Pieces 2004-2021 - by Margaret Atwood - £20.00
From cultural icon Margaret Atwood comes a brilliant collection of essays -- funny, erudite, endlessly curious, uncannily prescient -- which seek answers to Burning Questions such as:  Why do people everywhere, in all cultures, tell stories? ... more

The Dangers of Smoking in Bed - by Mariana Enriquez - £8.99
"Mariana Enriquez is a mesmerizing writer who demands to be read. Like Bolano, she is interested in matters of life and death, and her fiction hits with the full force of a train"(Dave Eggers) Welcome to Buenos Aires, a city thrumming with murdero ... more

Putin's Russia: The Rise of a Dictator (Graphic novel) - by Darryl Cunningham - £16.99
"Darryl Cunningham, for my money Britain’s finest non-fiction comics creator, returns, following up his previous, fascinating and insightful books such as Graphic Science and Billionaires, here turning his studied gaze upon the despotic Vladimir Pu ... more

Crying in H Mart - by Michelle Zauner - £9.99
One of Barack Obama’s Favorite Books of 2021  Goodreads Choice Awards 2021: Winner, Memoir & Autobiography  The New York Times bestseller from the Grammy-nominated indie rockstar Japanese Breakfast, an unflinching, deeply moving memoir abou ... more

Good Citizens Need Not Fear - by Maria Reva - £8.99
A cast of unforgettable characters--citizens of the small industrial town of Kirovka--populate Maria Reva's ingeniously entwined tales that span the chaotic years leading up to and immediately following the fall of the Soviet Union in 1989.  ... more

Ancestors: A Prehistory of Britain in Seven Burials - by Alice Roberts - £9.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  An extraordinary exploration of the ancestry of Britain through seven burial sites. By using new advances in genetics and taking us through important archaeological discoveries, Professor Alice Roberts helps us be ... more

The Gates of Europe: A History of Ukraine - by Serhii Plokhy - £10.99
"An indispensable guide to the tragic history of a great European nation"((Sunday Telegraph) from the author of Chernobyl, winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize) "This is present-minded history at its most urgent. Anyone wanting to understand why ... more

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Universe: And Our Place Within It - by Professor Andrew Newsam - £9.99
The universe is a beautiful, awe-inspiring place – from glowing nebulae to the sweeping majesty of the Milky Way, from complex cloud patterns on Jupiter to the rippling curtains of aurorae. But many of us struggle to grasp the complex ideas and sci ... more

Growing Out: Black Hair and Black Pride in the Swinging 60s - by Barbara Blake Hannah - £9.99
"A gorgeously exuberant account... writing that is natural and vivacious... a fascinating and hugely enjoyable read."(Bernardine Evaristo, from the Introduction) Travelling over from Jamaica as a teenager, Barbara's journey is remarkable. She find ... more

Delicacy: A Memoir About Cake and Death - by Katy Wix - £9.99
"Painfully raw and incredibly funny"(Simon Amstell) From award-winning comedian and writer Katy Wix comes Delicacy - a different kind of memoir from an astonishing new voice.  Twenty-one snapshots of a life - some staccato, raw and shocking, ... more

The Leviathan - by Rosie Andrews - £14.99
THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER SELECTED AS ONE OF THE OBSERVER'S 10 BEST DEBUT NOVELISTS OF 2022  A beguiling tale of superstition, myth and murder, perfect for fans of The Binding, The Essex Serpent and Once Upon a River.  SHE IS AWA ... more

Uncontrollable Women: Radicals, Reformers and Revolutionaries - by Nan Sloane - £20.00
Uncontrollable Women is a history of radical, reformist and revolutionary women between the outbreak of the French Revolution in 1789 and the passing of the Great Reform Act in 1832. Very few of them are well-known today; some were unknown even in th ... more

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists (Graphic novel) - by Scarlett and Sophie Rickard - £14.99
The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists tells the story of a group of working men in the fictional town of Mugsborough, and socialist journeyman-prophet Frank Owen who attempts to convince his fellow workers that capitalism is the real source of the pov ... more

Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times - by Katherine May - £9.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER "A beautiful, gentle exploration of the dark season of life and the light of spring that eventually follows."(Raynor Winn, bestselling author of The Salt Path) Wintering is a poignant and comforting meditation o ... more

Mrs Death Misses Death - by Salena Godden - £8.99
Mrs Death tells her intoxicating story in this life-affirming fire-starter of a novel.  Mrs Death has had enough. She is exhausted from spending eternity doing her job and now she seeks someone to unburden her conscience to. Wolf Willeford, a tro ... more

The Sad Ghost Club: Volume Two - by Lize Meddings - £10.99
Ever felt anxious or alone? Like you don't belong anywhere? Like you're almost... invisible? Find your kindred spirits at The Sad Ghost Club. (You are not alone. Shhh. Pass it on.) When two strangers meet at a party and realise they both feel dif ... more

On Bloody Sunday: A New History Of The Day And Its Aftermath - By The People Who Were There - by Julieann Campbell - £16.99
"A momentous chronicle, timely and vital, which highlights that the burden of change rests, as always, upon the shoulders of those who suffered and yet, have nurtured the desire that lessons be learned."(Michael Mansfield QC, who represented a number ... more

This Is Vegan Propaganda (And Other Lies the Meat Industry Tells You) - by Ed Winters - £14.99
Every time we eat, we have the power to radically transform the world we live in.  Our choices can help alleviate the most pressing issues we face today: the climate crisis, infectious and chronic diseases, human exploitation and, of course, ... more

The Quantum Thief - by Hannu Rajaniemi - £8.99
The Quantum Thief is a dazzling hard SF novel set in the solar system of the far future - a heist novel peopled by bizarre post-humans but powered by very human motives of betrayal, revenge and jealousy. It is a stunning debut.   Jean le Fl ... more

Woody Guthrie: Songs and Art, Words and Wisdom - by Nora Guthrie and Robert Santelli - £30.00
America's greatest folk singer and songwriter, philosopher, political analyst, and man-of-the-people, Woody Guthrie and his passionate social politics and deep humanity are as crucial in the America of today as they were in the turbulent 1930s and 19 ... more

Winter: An Anthology for the Changing Seasons - by Melissa Harrison (Editor) - £12.99
Winter is a withdrawal: quiet and dark and cold. But in the dim light frost shimmers, stars twinkle and hearths blaze as we come together to keep out the chill. In spite of the season, life persists: visiting birds fill our skies, familiar creatures ... more

And Now For The Good News... The Much-Needed Tonic for our Frazzled World - by Ruby Wax - £9.99
Bestselling author and comedian, Ruby Wax, uses her iconic wit and expertise to equip readers with a positive roadmap for a kinder, brighter world and better mental health. As we begin to see the green shoots of a post-pandemic world, Ruby Wax's ... more

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