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Landmarks by Robert Macfarlane - £20.00
Landmarks is Robert Macfarlane's joyous meditation on words, landscape and the relationship between the two.   Words are grained into our landscapes, and landscapes are grained into our words. Landmarks is about the power of language to shape ... more
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Bento's Sketchbook by John Berger - £12.99
A meditation, in words and images, on the practice of drawing, by the author of Ways of Seeing.  The seventeenth-century philosopher Baruch Spinoza — also known as Benedict or Bento de Spinoza — spent the most intense years of his short life w ... more
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The Establishment: And How They Get Away with it by Owen Jones - £8.99
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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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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The Boy in the Book by Nathan Penlington - £8.99
As a boy, Nathan Penlington had loved 'Choose Your Own Adventures', the bestselling phenomenon of the 1980s which thrust the reader into the role of main character and compelled them to make decisions and direct the flow of the story.   When N ... more
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Bad Feminist by Roxane Gay - £12.99
'Pink is my favourite colour. I used to say my favourite colour was black to be cool, but it is pink - all shades of pink. If I have an accessory, it is probably pink. I read Vogue, and I'm not doing it ironically, though it might seem that way. I on ... 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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Loathe Thy Neighbour by James O'Brien - £8.99
Immigration is the thorny question that just won’t go away. It feeds a whole industry of commentators, pundits and politicians who take great delight in whipping us all into a frenzy, speaking for the ‘ordinary people’. But, when ugly prejudices are ... more
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The Secret History of Wonder Woman by Jill Lepore - £20.00
A riveting work of historical detection, revealing that the origins of one of the world’s most iconic Superheroes hides within it a fascinating family story — and a crucial history of twentieth-century feminism.  Wonder Woman, created in 1941 ... more
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Cities Are Good for You: The Genius of the Metropolis by Leo Hollis - £10.99
The 21st century will be the age of the city. Already over 50% of the world population live in urban centres and over the coming decades this percentage will increase. Blending anecdote, fact and first hand encounters - from exploring the slums of Mu ... more
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Radiance of Tomorrow by Ishmael Beah - £9.99
A haunting, beautiful first novel by the bestselling author of A Long Way Gone  When Ishmael Beah’s A Long Way Gone was published in 2007, it soared to the top of bestseller lists, becoming an instant classic: a harrowing account of Sierra Le ... more
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Holy Cow by David Duchovny - £9.99
A rollicking, globe-trotting adventure with a twist from the star of The X-Files and Californication featuring Elsie, an unforgettable four-legged heroine.  Holy Cow by David Duchovny is a comic delight that will thrill fans of Jasper Fforde and ... more
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Wild: A Journey from Lost to Found by Cheryl Strayed - £8.99
At twenty-six, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's rapid death from cancer, her family disbanded and her marriage crumbled. With nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to walk eleven ... more
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The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion - £7.99
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, 'the wo ... more
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The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer - £13.99
"When we really see each other, we want to help each other"~ Amanda Palmer Imagine standing on a box in the middle of a busy city, dressed as a white-faced bride, and silently using your eyes to ask people for money. Or touring Europe in a punk ca ... more
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Trigger Warning: Short Fictions and Disturbances by Neil Gaiman - £18.99
A collection of short stories from Sunday Times and New York Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman. Global phenomenon and Sunday Times bestselling author Neil Gaiman returns to dazzle, captivate, haunt, and entertain with this third collection of sho ... more
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White Beech: The Rainforest Years by Germaine Greer - £9.99
One bright day in December 2001, sixty-two-year-old Germaine Greer found herself confronted by an irresistible challenge in the shape of sixty hectares of dairy farm, one of many in south-east Queensland that, after a century of logging, clearing and ... more
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Drone Theory by Grégoire Chamayou - £6.99
In 2011 alone, the US deployed one drone strike every four days in Pakistan. Drone Theory is a rigorous polemic against the increasing use of robot warfare around the world.   Drawing on philosophical debate, moral lessons from Greek mythology and ... more
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The Extreme Centre: A Warning by Tariq Ali - £7.99
Britain’s leading radical delivers an eviscerating attack on the indistinguishable political elite of the UK.  What is to be done in the twilight of democracy?   What is the point of elections? The result is always the same: a ... 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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An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth by Chris Hadfield - £8.99
An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth is an inspirational memoir of space exploration and hard-won wisdom, from an astronaut who has spent a lifetime making the impossible a reality.  Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut ... more
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Cameron's Coup: How the Tories Took Britain to the Brink by Polly Toynbee & David Walker - £9.99
The NHS devastated without so much as a by-your-leave; Gen Y hung out to dry; legal aid cut for the vulnerable; social housing on the brink of collapse... Cameron has been busy. Margaret Thatcher sold off the nationalised industries, her political he ... more
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Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me by Ellen Forney - £12.99
A humorous, insightful and occasionally outrageous graphic memoir of an artist suffering from (but enjoying) bipolar disorder. Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suffering from (but enjoying) extreme ma ... more
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Boy, Snow, Bird by Helen Oyeyemi - £12.99
The fifth novel from award-winning author Helen Oyeyemi, who was named in 2013 as one of Granta's best of young British novelists.  A retelling of the Snow White myth, Boy, Snow, Bird is a deeply moving novel about an unbreakable bond...  BO ... more
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The Rise of Islamic State: ISIS and the New Sunni Revolution by Patrick Cockburn - £9.99
The essential “on the ground” report on the fastest-growing new threat in the Middle East from the Winner of the 2014 Foreign Affairs Journalist of The Year Award   Out of the failures of Iraq and Afghanistan, the Arab Spring and Syria, a new ... more
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An Everywhere: A Little Book About Reading by Heather Reyes - £8.99
"I have so much enjoyed An Everywhere. It is a brilliant travel guide to the city of books: the city we hold within us, and the one we share with all its other citizens. I love Heather's passion for reading and the blend of erudition and intimacy tha ... more
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Alan Turing: The Enigma by Andrew Hodges - £8.99
The official book behind the eight-time Oscar-nominated film, The Imitation Game, which stars Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley   Alan Turing was the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War. Taken on by Brit ... more
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The Little Old Lady Who Struck Lucky Again! by Catharina Ingelman-Sundberg - £7.99
You're never too old to have some fun...  The little old lady is back! This time, Martha Andersson and her friends - the League of Pensioners - have left behind their dreary care home in Stockholm and are enjoying the bright lights of Las Vegas ... more
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The Final Testimony of Raphael Ignatius Phoenix by Paul Sussman - £8.99
‘My name is Raphael Ignatius Phoenix and I am a hundred years old – or will be in ten days’ time, in the early hours of January 1st, 2000, when I kill myself...’   Raphael Ignatius Phoenix has had enough. Born at the beginning of the 20th cent ... more
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How to be a Heroine: Or, What I've Learned from Reading Too Much by Samantha Ellis - £9.99
Cathy Earnshaw or Jane Eyre? Petrova or Posy? Scarlett or Melanie? Lace or Valley of the Dolls?   On a pilgrimage to Wuthering Heights, Samantha Ellis found herself arguing with her best friend about which heroine was best: Jane Eyre or Cathy Ea ... more
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Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi - £7.99
Electric, exhilarating, and beautifully crafted, Ghana Must Go introduces the world to Taiye Selasi, a novelist of extraordinary talent. In a sweeping narrative that takes readers from Accra to Lagos to London to New York, it is at once a portrait of ... more
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Scapegoat: Why We Are Failing Disabled People by Katharine Quarmby - £9.99
Every few months there's a shocking news story about the sustained, and often fatal, abuse of a disabled person. It's easy to write off such cases as bullying that got out of hand, terrible criminal anomalies or regrettable failures of the care syste ... more
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Penny Blackfeather by Francesca Dare - £9.99
Penny Blackfeather is a regencypunk adventure comic, set in a quiet and fictional town in early 19th Century non-fictional England.   The story so far (spoilers):   Penelope Blake wishes she could go on an adventure like her beloved yet sadly dec ... more
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Letters to My Grandchildren: Thoughts on the Future by Tony Benn - £8.99
"As a diarist I have chronicled the time through which I have lived in meticulous detail: but all that is history. What matters now is the future for those who will live through it.  The past is the past but there may be lessons to be learned whic ... more
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Charley's War: A Boy Soldier in the Great War by Pat Mills and Joe Colquhoun - £19.99
From renowned UK comics writer Pat Mills (Marshal Law, Requiem, Vampire Knight, Sláine) and legendary artist Joe Colquhoun (Johnny Red) comes a truly classic piece of British comics history, by turns thrilling, humorous and horrifying. Often heralded ... more
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The Reason I Jump: One Boy's Voice from the Silence of Autism by Naoki Higashida, translated by K.A Yoshida and David Mitchell - £8.99
A rare and important insight into the mind of an autistic child.  Written by Naoki Higishida when he was only thirteen, this remarkable book explains the often baffling behaviour of autistic children and shows the way they think and feel - such as a ... more
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Graphic Canon of Children's Literature: The Definitive Anthology of Kid's Lit as Graphics & Visuals by Russ Kick (Editor) - £25.99
In this follow-up volume to the lauded Graphic Canon series, master anthologist Russ Kick shows adults everywhere that great children's literature is great literature, period. And that it's not just for children.  The original three-volume an ... more
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Philip's 101 Objects to Spot in the Night Sky: A Fun and Practical Guide to the Stars and Planets by Robin Scagell - £9.99
The new Philip's 101 Objects To Spot In The Night Sky is a fun and practical guide to identifying and observing 101 of the most fascinating and exciting sights in the northern-hemisphere sky for young newcomers to astronomy, explaining what can be se ... 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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