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Bread and Roses Award 2016: Shortlist

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB) is delighted to announce the shortlist for the Bread and Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2016. Now in its fifth year, the Bread & Roses Awards seeks to celebrate excellence in the field of radical political non-fiction.
For more details, see www.bread-and-roses.co.uk

The Song of the Shirt: The High Price of Cheap Garments, from Blackburn to Bangladesh - by Jeremy Seabrook - £14.95
** WINNER OF THE 2016 BREAD AND ROSES PRIZE FOR RADICAL PUBLISHING ** In April 2013 Rana Plaza, an unremarkable eight-story commercial block in Dhaka, the capital of Bangladesh, collapsed, killing 1,129 people and injuring over 2,000. Most of th ... more

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

Blacklisted: The Secret War Between Big Business and Union Activists - by Dave Smith and Phil Chamberlain - £9.99
Blacklisted tells the controversial story of the illegal strategies that transnational construction companies resorted to in their attempt to keep union activists away from their places of work. This is a story of a bitter struggle, in which collusio ... more

Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner? A Story About Women and Economics - by Katrine Marçal - £8.99
It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we can expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest.   When Adam Smith wrote that all our actions stem from self-interest and the world turns because of ... more

Petticoat Heroes: Gender, Culture and Popular Protest in the Rebecca Riots - by Rhian E. Jones - £19.99
The wave of unrest which took place in 1840s Wales, known as ‘Rebeccaism’ or ‘the Rebecca riots’, stands out as a success story within the generally gloomy annals of popular struggle and defeat.   The story is remembered in vivid and compelling ... more

Red Rosa: A Graphic Biography of Rosa Luxemburg - by Kate Evans, edited by Paul Buhle - £11.99
A graphic novel of the dramatic life and death of German revolutionary Rosa Luxemburg.  A giant of the political left, Rosa Luxemburg is one of the foremost minds in the canon of revolutionary socialist thought. But she was much more than just ... more

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