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Good Ideas: How to be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher by Michael Rosen - £9.99
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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A Little Book of Craftivism by Sarah Corbett - £5.99
Craftivism is a term coined by Betsy Greer, referring to the raising of social consciousness through the medium of craft. The Craftivist Collective, run by Sarah Corbett, is at the forefront of this movement. Their mini cross-stitched banners and tin ... more
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Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell by Susanna Clarke - £9.99
Two magicians shall appear in England. The first shall fear me; the second shall long to behold me ...   The year is 1806. England is beleaguered by the long war with Napoleon, and centuries have passed since practical magicians faded into the nati ... more
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Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig - £9.99
What does it mean to feel truly alive?   Aged 24, Matt Haig's world caved in. He could see no way to go on living. This is the true story of how he came through crisis, triumphed over an illness that almost destroyed him and learned to live ag ... more
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Not Funny Ha-Ha by Leah Hayes - £12.99
Not Funny Ha-Ha is a bold, slightly wry graphic novel from Leah Hayes, illustrating the lives of two young women from different cultural, family, and financial backgrounds who go through two different abortions (medical and surgical). It does not add ... more
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The Book of Tokyo: A City in Short Fiction by Jim Hinks, Masashi Matsuie & Michael Emmerich (Editors) - £9.99
Featuring Banana Yoshimoto, Osamu Hashimoto, Toshiyuki Horie, Shūichi Yoshida, Hiromi Kawakami, Nao-Cola Yamazaki, Hitomi Kanehara, Hideo Furukawa, Kaori Ekuni & Mitsuyo Kakuta   A shape-shifter arrives at Tokyo harbour in human form, set to e ... more
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Soldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom by Anna Sparham, Margaret Denny and Diane Atkinson, edited by Hilary Roberts - £20.00
In 1903 a self-taught novice photographer, Christina Broom, turned to photography as a business venture to support her family; from this modest beginning she was to emerge as Britain's acknowledged pioneer woman press photographer. Unconventionally f ... more
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Poems for Palestine by Maher J. Massis (Editor) - £9.99
I looked at his thin, aged face / Each line represented a massacre / Each wrinkle, a dead son / Each groove, a year of occupation.   Poems for Palestine was launched as a project aiming to collect together verse written by the people of Palestine, ... more
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Reading "Lolita" in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi - £9.99
'That room for all of us, became a place of transgression. What a wonderland it was! Sitting around the large coffee table covered with bouquets of flowers … We were, to borrow from Nabokov, to experience how the ordinary pebble of ordinary life coul ... more
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Crazy Contraptions Colouring Book: A Wonderful Selection of Ingenious Images by W. Heath Robinson - £6.99
Extraordinary complicated machines designed to perform the simplest and silliest of functions are the hallmark of the brilliant British cartoonist William Heath Robinson.   This intriguing collection of drawings for you to colour in and customise ... more
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100 Acts of Minor Dissent by Mark Thomas - £9.99
Comedian Mark Thomas has been campaigning for over nearly three decades. He has remained uniquely relevant and agitated where others have mellowed and capitulated.  One Hundred Acts of Minor Dissent is the brilliantly funny account of a year spe ... more
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Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee - £18.99
Go Set a Watchman is set during the mid-1950s and features many of the characters from To Kill a Mockingbird some twenty years later.  Scout (Jean Louise Finch) has returned to Maycomb from New York to visit her father Atticus. She is forced to ... more
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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua - £16.99
In The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage Sydney Padua transforms one of the most compelling scientific collaborations into a hilarious set of adventures.  Meet two of Victorian London's greatest geniuses... Ada Lovelace, daughter o ... more
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A Book for Her by Bridget Christie - £14.99
Bridget Christie is a stand-up comedian, idiot and feminist. On the 30th of April 2012, a man farted in the Women’s Studies Section of a bookshop and it changed her life forever.   A Book For Her details Christie’s twelve years of anonymous t ... more
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The Global Minotaur: America, Europe and the Future of the Global Economy by Yanis Varoufakis - £8.99
In this remarkable and provocative book, Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis explodes the myth that financialisation, ineffectual regulation of banks, greed and globalisation were the root causes of both the Eurozone crisis and the global economi ... more
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Scout, Atticus & Boo: A Celebration of to Kill a Mockingbird by Mary McDonagh Murphy (Editor) - £7.99
"You come away from Murphy’s book with a renewed amazement at what Lee was able to achieve with a single perfect novel"(Entertainment Weekly) First published in 1960, To Kill a Mockingbird is not only a beloved classic, but also a touchstone in li ... more
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The 13th Labour of Hercules: Inside the Greek Crisis by Yannis Palaiologos - £9.99
Since the revelation of its massive hidden deficit in late 2009, Greece has been at the centre of the world's attention. Observers around the globe have watched with morbid fascination as the country has repeatedly flirted with political and financia ... more
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The Mindfulness Colouring Book: Anti-Stress Art Therapy for Busy People by Emma Farrarons - £7.99
A pocket-sized anti-stress colouring book  Working with your hands is one of the best ways to soothe anxiety and eliminate stress. This stunning, pocket-sized colouring book offers a practical exercise in mindfulness that draws on your creativi ... more
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The Bees by Laline Paull - £8.99
Born into the lowest class of her society, Flora 717 is a sanitation bee, only fit to clean her orchard hive. Living to accept, obey and serve, she is prepared to sacrifice everything for her beloved holy mother, the Queen.   But Flora is not ... more
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The World is Waiting for You: Graduation Speeches to Live by from Activists, Writers, & Visionaries by Tara Grove and Isabel Ostrer (Editors) - £12.99
Rousing and indispensable commencement speeches from celebrated thinkers and change-makers — sure to inspire graduates everywhere. "Bit by bit, step by step, you can change things — the things that need changing."(Toni Morrison, Rutgers University ... more
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The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee by Marja Mills - £12.99
To Kill a Mockingbird is one of the best loved novels of the twentieth century. Yet for the last fifty years, the novel’s celebrated author, Harper Lee, known to her friends as Nelle, has said almost nothing on the record.   But in 2001, Nell ... more
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Cat Walk by Jackie Morris - £9.99
Author, illustrator and photographer Jackie Morris explores her native Pembrokeshire in the company of her feline friends. Or rather, they explore the countryside while she tags along taking pictures.   Over 100 images with accompanying text t ... more
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The Country of Ice Cream Star by Sandra Newman - £8.99
Meet Ice Cream Star: the spirited fifteen-year-old heroine of this mind-poppingly inventive post-apocalyptic adventure story and parable of modern America.  My name be Ice Cream Fifteen Star and this be the tale of how I bring the cure to all t ... more
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How to be Both by Ali Smith - £8.99
How to be both is the dazzling new novel by Ali Smith. It is longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014.   Passionate, compassionate, vitally inventive and scrupulously playful, Ali Smith's novels are like nothing else.   How to be Both is a nov ... more
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The Obsessive Joy of Autism by Julia Bascom, illustrated by Elou Carroll - £9.99
Julia Bascom offers a rare and powerful insight into the joys of autistic obsessions. Her writing will resonate powerfully with other autistic people, and encourage those who have a person with autism in their lives to look out for and nurture that j ... more
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The Fault in Our Stars by John Green - £7.99
"I fell in love the way you fall asleep: slowly, then all at once."   Despite the tumor-shrinking medical miracle that has bought her a few years, Hazel has never been anything but terminal, her final chapter inscribed upon diagnosis. But whe ... more
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The Rights of the Reader by Daniel Pennac, illustrated by Quentin Blake - £7.99
Humane, humorous and deeply felt, this is a unique book about reading.  The Rights of the Reader, which has sold over a million copies in France, grew from celebrated French writer Daniel Pennac's experiences of teaching in "challenging" school ... more
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News from the Clouds by Robert Llewellyn - £16.99
In the final book of the News from trilogy, Gavin Meckler faces the biggest challenge of all on his journey through time.  He enters the world of the clouds, where the earth's inhabitants have had to adapt to a planet ravaged by a climate mor ... more
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The Pleasure of Reading: 43 Writers on the Discovery of Reading and the Books That Inspired Them by Antonia Fraser (Editor) - £9.99
In this delightful collection forty acclaimed writers explain what first made them interested in literature, what inspired them to read and what makes them continue to do so. First published in 1992 in hardback only, original contributors include Mar ... more
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Beating Berlusconi! by John Graham Davies - £7.99
Despite threats from his wife, in May 2005 Kenny Noonan travels to Istanbul to watch Liverpool play AC Milan in the Champions League Final. He carries the scars of thirty years as a football fan and a Liverpudlian: the 1981 riots, the Thatcher years, ... more
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Common Ground by Rob Cowen - £16.99
'I am dreaming of the edge-land again'  After moving from London to a new home in Yorkshire, Rob Cowen finds himself on unfamiliar territory, disoriented, hemmed in by winter and yearning for the nearest open space. So one night, he sets out ... more
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Lifesaving Poems by Anthony Wilson (Editor) - £12.00
Inspired by a remark of Seamus Heaney, Lifesaving Poems began life as notebook, then a blog. How many poems, Heaney wondered, was it possible to recall responding to, over a lifetime? Was it ten, he asked, twenty, fifty, a hundred, or more?  ... more
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To Kill a Mockingbird (50th Anniversary edition) by Harper Lee - £6.99
'Shoot all the Bluejays you want, if you can hit 'em, but remember it's a sin to kill a Mockingbird.'  This book presents a lawyer's advice to his children as he defends the real mockingbird of this classic novel - a black man charged with attacking ... more
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Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro - £8.99
In one of the most memorable novels of recent years, Kazuo Ishiguro imagines the lives of a group of students growing up in a darkly skewered version of contemporary England.   Narrated by Kathy, now 31, Never Let Me Go hauntingly dramatises ... more
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Down To The Sea In Ships: Of Ageless Oceans and Modern Men by Horatio Clare - £8.99
Acclaimed nature writer Horatio Clare travels the great oceans on cargo ships, and witnesses the collision of two temperaments: man and the sea Our lives depend on shipping but it is a world which is largely hidden from us. In every lonely corne ... more
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On Palestine by Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappé - £6.00
On Palestine is Noam Chomsky and Ilan Pappé's indispensable update on a suffering region.   Operation Protective Edge, Israel's most recent assault on Gaza, left thousands of Palestinians dead and cleared the way for another Israeli land gra ... more
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Just Your Average Muslim by Zia Chaudhry - £8.99
This fascinating and original book provides a better insight into the life of "just your average Muslim" than you will find anywhere else.  A powerful antidote to common but exhausted stereotypes, it challenges non-Muslims to reexamine their per ... more
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The History of Love by Nicole Krauss - £7.99
'When I was born my mother named me after every girl in a book my father gave her called The History of Love...' Fourteen-year-old Alma Singer is trying to find a cure for her mother's loneliness. Believing she might discover it in an old book h ... more
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Through the Woods by Emily Carroll - £10.99
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.  These chill ... more
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Hope in the Dark: The Untold History of People Power by Rebecca Solnit - £8.99
Hope calls for action; action is impossible without hope. This book argues for a new understanding of the breakthroughs that have changed our lives and our society. Multi-award winning columnist, author and activist Rebecca Solnit traces a history of ... more
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Brunt Boggart: A Tapestry of Tales by David Greygoose - £8.99
Brunt Boggart is a tapestry of folktales, myths and storytelling. The connecting thread follows Greychild, abandoned in the woods by his mother. Mistaken for a wolf, he is taken to Brunt Boggart, a village of primal energies where people live close t ... more
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Artwash: Big Oil and the Arts by Mel Evans - £12.99
Published on the fifth anniversary of the BP Deepwater Horizon disaster, Artwash is an intervention into the unsavoury role of the Big Oil company's sponsorship of the arts in Britain. Based on a high profile campaign, Mel Evans targets Chevron, Exxo ... more
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The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan - £12.99
The magical story of a floating circus and two young women in search of a home.  The sea has flooded the earth. North lives on a circus boat, floating between the scattered islands that remain. She dances with her beloved bear, while the rest ... more
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Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women by Bernadette Hyland - £5.95
Bernadette Hyland interviews nine women from the North of England (including our own Mandy!) who have been active in some of the most important political campaigns of the last forty years, including trade unionism, Women's Liberation, anti-racism, th ... more
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A Time Traveller's Guide to Life, the Universe & Everything by Ian Flitcroft, illustrated by Britt Spencer - £12.99
Albert Einstein said his first ideas about relativity came from looking in the mirror as a teenager and wondering what it would be like to travel on a beam of light. This is the story of that journey ...   A Time Traveller's Guide to Life foll ... more
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How to Build a Girl by Caitlin Moran - £7.99
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 herself so ... more
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Improbable Libraries by Alex Johnson - £14.95
Boats, camels, phone boxes, rail stations, hotels, pre-fabs, pop-ups, pubs, people’s palaces and your own back garden – welcome to the libraries of the future.   Books and book culture are triumphantly alive across the globe, in out-of-the-way ... more
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How to Start a Revolution by Lucy-Anne Holmes - £2.99
A bite-sized guide to making change happen and the story behind the No More Page 3 campaign, written by its founder.   Change doesn’t just happen. It starts with the idea that something could be different, could be better. It starts with a pe ... more
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This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate by Naomi Klein - £8.99
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.  In ... more
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Winning Words: Inspiring Poems for Everyday Life by William Sieghart (Editor) - £7.99
Faster, higher, stronger: winning words are those that inspire you on to Olympian goals. From falling in love to overcoming adversity, celebrating a new born or learning to live with dignity: here is a book to inspire and to thrill through life's mos ... more
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Tweet of the Day: A Year of Britain's Birds from the Acclaimed Radio 4 Series by Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss - £14.99
A beautiful and imaginative guide for the armchair naturalist that everyone will want to own.  Imagine a jazz musician, improvising on a theme. Then imagine that he is able to play half a dozen instruments - not one after another, but almost simulta ... more
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