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The best of 2016 - over three hundred of our top recommendations for seasonal gifts!

The King of Christmas by Carol Ann Duffy, illustrated by Lara Hawthorne - £6.99
On a frosty winter evening, the Baron watches the snow fall. He is bored and worried. It will soon be Christmas and everything is too quiet. What can he do to bring excitement to the Manor? His wife, the Baroness, has an idea: he can appoint a King o ... more
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Thatcher Stole My Trousers by Alexei Sayle - £8.99
'What I brought to comedy was an authentic working-class voice plus a threat of genuine violence - nobody in Monty Python looked like a hard case who'd kick your head in.'  In 1971 comedians on the working men's club circuit imagined that they wo ... more
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Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit - £8.99
At a time when political, environmental and social gloom can seem overpowering, this remarkable work offers a lucid, affirmative and well-argued case for hope.   This exquisite work traces a history of activism and social change over the past ... more
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Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days by Jeanette Winterson - £14.99
Everybody loves a Christmas story. The tradition of the Twelve Days of Christmas is a tradition of celebration, sharing and giving. And what better way to do that than with a story?   Read these stories by the fire, in the snow, travelling hom ... more
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111 Places in Liverpool That You Shouldn't Miss by Julian Treuherz and Peter de Figueiredo - £11.99
Liverpool's unique history as an international port and a cultural melting pot has given it a character all its own. The city has produced music that conquered the world and is home to more historic buildings than any other British metropolis outside ... more
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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky - £16.99
A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world.  Full of striking ... more
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The Brexit Survival Activity Book by Wayne Kerr - £7.99
The perfect Secret Santa gift for the colleague who needs support through Brexit. A timely parody - if you don't laugh, you'll only cry!   Welcome to the world of Brexit, the not-so-United Kingdom where the people at the top have no bloody clu ... more
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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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1916: Ireland's Revolutionary Tradition by Kieran Allen - £12.99
A few minutes after noon on the 24th April, 1916, Patrick Pearse stepped outside the newly occupied GPO on Sackville Street with a copy of the Proclamation of the Irish Republic. Reading aloud, he declared a strike for Irish freedom against the world ... more
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The Road to Little Dribbling: More Notes from a Small Island by Bill Bryson - £8.99
Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the green and kindly island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was taken to the nations heart and became the best ... more
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The Pie at Night: In Search of the North at Play by Stuart Maconie - £7.99
Factory, mine and mill. Industry, toil and grime. Its manufacturing roots mean we still see the North of England as a hardworking place. But, more than possibly anywhere else, the North has always known how to get dressed up, take itself out on the t ... more
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The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow by Jackie Morris - £25.00
"The words of this book tell only a small part of what can be found in the images; a harbour in which to rest, a catalyst for the imagination."(Jackie Morris) A collection of twelve illustrated folk tales, or lullabies for grown-ups, set in a dist ... more
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The Book Lover's Treasury of Quotations: An Inspired Collection on Reading, Writing and Literature by Jo Brielyn - £9.99
Rich with meaningful quotes, heartfelt humor and witty one-liners, The Book Lover's Treasury of Quotations brings together the best and brightest to speak on all that books have to offer.   Whether it s their ability to transport us to exciti ... more
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If This is A Woman: Inside Ravensbruck: Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women by Sarah Helm - £10.99
The compelling story of the only concentration camp for women by the acclaimed author of A Life in Secrets. On a sunny morning in May 1939 a phalanx of 800 women - housewives, doctors, opera singers, politicians, prostitutes - were marched through ... more
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61 Minutes in Munich: The Story of Liverpool FC's First Black Footballer by Howard Gayle - £16.99
In April 1981, Howard Gayle was summoned from the substitutes’ bench and sent on to play for Liverpool in the second leg of a European Cup semi-final at German champions Bayern Munich.   The previous October, by filling the same role at Manc ... more
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Cormorance by Nick Hayes - £18.99
A girl, a boy and a deserted reservoir.   Cormorance is a story of fear, bravery and the redemptive force of connecting with the natural world.  A wordless, purely visual story, it is – like any work by the award-winning Nick Hayes – ... more
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Landscapes: John Berger on Art by John Berger - £16.99
"John Berger teaches us how to think, how to feel how to stare at things until we see what we thought wasn’t there. But above all, he teaches us how to love in the face of adversity. He is a master."(Arundhati Roy, author of The God of Small Things ... more
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Gods of the Morning: A Bird's Eye View of a Highland Year by John Lister-Kaye - £9.99
For more than three decades, John Lister-Kaye has been enraptured by the spectacular seasonal metamorphosis at Aigas, the world-renowned Highlands field centre. Over the years, the glen's wildlife has come to infiltrate his soul, whether it is a warb ... more
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Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter by Jordan T. Camp and Christina Heatherton (Editors) - £12.99
"A major work... I couldnt think of a more compelling and timely work such as this."(Khalil Gibran Muhammad, Director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture) Combining firsthand accounts from activists with the research of scholars ... more
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Where's Warhol? by Catherine Ingram, illustrated by Andrew Rae - £9.95
Andy Warhol – Top of the Pops, devout Catholic, silver-wig wearer and now the star of Where’s Warhol?   Spot Warhol in the corridors of the Bauhaus or the Sistine Chapel as he and his famous friends pop up in 12 spectacles of art hist ... more
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Finding Home: The Real Stories of Migrant Britain by Emily Dugan - £8.99
Award-winning reporter Emily Dugan�s Finding Home follows the tumultuous lives of a group of immigrants, all facing intense challenges in their quest to live in the UK.   Syrian refugee Emad set up the Free Syrian League and worked illegally in ... more
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Who Cooked Adam Smith's Dinner? A Story About Women and Economics by Katrine Maral - £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
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Lean Out by Dawn Foster - £8.99
A Guardian Politics and Social Affairs Columnist Urges Women to Lean Out If 1% Are Leaning In, What are the Other 99% Supposed to Do?  The backlash against Sheryl Sandbergs business advice book, Lean In, began before it was even publish ... more
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Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig - £7.99
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 again. ... more
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The Celts by Alice Roberts - £9.99
The Celts are one of the world's most mysterious ancient people. In this compelling account, Alice Roberts takes us on a journey across Europe, uncovering the truth about this engimatic tribe: their origins, their treasure and their enduring legacy t ... more
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Buy Me the Sky: The Remarkable Truth of China's One-Child Generations by Xinran - £8.99
With journalistic acumen and a novelist's flair, Xinran tells the remarkable stories of men and women born in China after 1979 - the recent generations raised under China's single-child policy.   At a time when the country continues to transf ... more
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Fucking Apostrophes by Simon Griffin - £6.99
Apostrophes are a pain. The rules about how to use them are complicated, and have evolved haphazardly. Originally written as advice by a copywriter for designers – wont to insert and remove apostrophes at will, for visual effect – this is a light ... more
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Neurotribes: The Legacy of Autism and How to Think Smarter About People Who Think Differently by Steve Silberman - £9.99
A groundbreaking book that upends conventional thinking about autism and suggests a broader model for acceptance, understanding, and full participation in society for people who think differently. Longlisted for the Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-F ... more
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The Great Divide by Joseph E. Stiglitz - £10.99
Why has inequality increased in the Western world - and what can we do about it? In The Great Divide, Joseph E. Stiglitz expands on the diagnosis he offered in his best-selling book The Price of Inequality and suggests ways to counter this growing pr ... more
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Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds by Bill Bailey - £20.00
A humorous and very personal guide written by Bill Bailey about his favourite British birds, complete with drawings, notes and cartoons by the comedian himself.  'When herons are spooked they have a habit of vomiting as a defence. Half-digest ... more
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Five on Brexit Island by Bruno Vincent - £7.99
Enid Blyton's books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, can George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy survive the ultimate test of their friend ... more
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Five Go Gluten-Free by Bruno Vincent - £7.99
Enid Blyton's books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy confront a new challenge: is it possible to g ... more
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Five Go on a Strategy Away Day by Bruno Vincent - £7.99
Enid Blyton's books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy confront a new challenge: what exactly is thi ... more
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Five Go Parenting by Bruno Vincent - £7.99
Enid Blyton's books are beloved the world over and The Famous Five have been the perennial favourite of her fans. Now, in this new series of Enid Blyton for Grown-Ups, George, Dick, Anne, Julian and Timmy confront possibly their toughest challenge ye ... more
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Gardening and Planting by the Moon 2017 by W Foulsham & Co Ltd - £8.99
You won't have to get up in the middle of the night to sow your carrots! Country folk know that planning their work in harmony with the rhythms of the moon produces better crops. It's that easy. They get higher yields and better flavour in vegetables ... more
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A Little, Aloud with Love: Prose and poetry for reading aloud to someone you love by Angela Macmillan (Editor) - £12.99
"O tell me the truth about love."(W.H. Auden) Many of the most popular works in the English language celebrate love in all its forms: that heady first flush, the agony of heartbreak, joyful reunions, the love of a parent for a child... And wha ... 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 - £10.99
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 simul ... more
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Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe's Refugee Crisis by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson - £14.99
Riot police patrol the borders, bodies of drowned children wash up on holiday beaches, a humanitarian disaster unfolds in refugee settlements: this is the European Union today. But how did a bloc that was founded on the values of human rights and dig ... more
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The 'I Used to Know That' Activity Book: Stuff You Forgot from School by Caroline Taggart - £9.99
Dust off those cerebral filing cabinets and remind yourself of all those facts you really should know! From pi and Pythagoras to presidents and popes, prime ministers to prime numbers, literature to litmus tests, there is so much information from our ... more
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War by Janne Teller - £9.99
Endorsed by Amnesty International.  Imagine if war broke out – not in Iraq or Afghanistan, somewhere far far away, but here, in our country. In War, Janne Teller embarks on a thought-provoking experiment: by simply turning the current cris ... more
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'Twas the Fight Before Christmas: A Parody by Josie Lloyd and Emlyn Rees - £9.99
From the creators of the bestselling parodies We're Going on a Bar Hunt, The Very Hungover Caterpillar and The Teenager Who Came to Tea comes an uproariously funny update of the traditional Christmas Eve classic - that all the family can enjoy. &nbs ... more
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The House of Hidden Mothers by Meera Syal - £8.99
How far would you go to get the life you can't have?   Shyama, aged forty-eight, has fallen for a younger man. They want a child together.   Meanwhile, in a rural village in India, young Mala, trapped in an oppressive marriage, dreams o ... more
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Because We Say So by Noam Chomsky - £9.99
Because We Say So is Noam Chomsky's essential counter punch to American hegemony.   In 1962, the eminent statesman Dean Acheson enunciated a principle that has dominated global politics ever since: that no legal issue arises when the United States ... more
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Forces of Nature by Professor Brian Cox and Andrew Cohen - £25.00
A breathtaking and beautiful exploration of our planet, this groundbreaking book accompanies the new BBC One TV series, providing the deepest answers to the simplest questions.  What is motion? Why is every snowflake different? Why is life ... more
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Shooting Hipsters: Rethinking Dissent in the Age of PR by Christiana Spens - £8.99
In an age of PR, public protest and other forms of dissent have lost their meaning and impact. The intense media interest in rioting and political violence, as well as an existing obsession with youth culture, have led to an over-saturation and misre ... more
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Dirt Road by James Kelman - £16.99
'The truth is he didn't care how long he was going away. Forever would have suited him. It didn't matter it was America.' Murdo, a teenager obsessed with music, wishes for a life beyond the constraints of his Scottish island home and dreams of be ... more
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Your Chinese Horoscope 2017: What the Year of the Rooster Holds in Store for You by Neil Somerville - £8.99
The year 2017 is the Chinese Year of the Rooster – what will this mean for you? This complete guide contains all the predictions you will need to take you into the year ahead – an interesting year offering scope, awareness and much possibility. ... more
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Every Time a Friend Succeeds Something Inside Me Dies: The Life of Gore Vidal by Jay Parini - £10.99
The definitive biography of one of the twentieth century's foremost thinkers and writers.  An intimate yet frank biography of Gore Vidal, one of the most accomplished, visible and controversial American novelists and cultural figures of the p ... more
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Shylock is My Name: The Merchant of Venice Retold by Howard Jacobson - £8.99
Winner of the Booker Prize AS SEEN ON BBC IMAGINE   �Who is this guy, Dad? What is he doing here?�  With an absent wife and a daughter going off the rails, wealthy art collector and philanthropist Simon Strulovitch is in need of someone ... more
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Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham - £25.00
Sheila Rowbotham's Rebel Crossings tells the transatlantic story of six radical pioneers at the turn of the twentieth century. Radicalised by the rise of socialism, Helena Born, Miriam Daniell, Gertrude Dix, Robert Nicol and William Bailie cross the ... more
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The Goddess Revolution: Make Peace with Food, Love Your Body and Reclaim Your Life by Mel Wells - £10.99
If you've ever struggled with diets, food, body image or your weight, then The Goddess Revolution is your new handbook for life. Imagine how much you would fall in love with your life again if you weren't so consumed by negative thoughts about food, ... more
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Reckless by Chrissie Hynde - £8.99
By the time she was 14, Chrissie Hynde knew she had to get out of Akron, Ohio. Her perfect 50s American childhood upturned by a newly acquired taste for rock n roll, motorbikes and the get down boys seen at gigs in and around Cleveland Mitch R ... more
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The Twelve Poems of Christmas: Volume Eight by Carol Ann Duffy (Editor) - £4.95
Adding to our previous seven volumes of poems for Christmas selected by the Poet Laureate, this eighth title again brings in the season in true Candlestick fashion. In a year of considerable and unexpected turbulence, this selection of twelve Christm ... more
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OMFG! Why Parents Should (Still) Never Text! by Oscar Harris - £5.99
Everyone knows that when parents get hold of a mobile phone the results are never good. Despite all their age and wisdom, they can never seem to get the art of texting quite right. Amidst awkward autocorrect fails and misunderstood acronyms, you can ... more
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Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink by Elvis Costello - £12.99
Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is the long-awaited memoir from Elvis Costello, one of rock and roll's most iconic stars.   Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Liverpool, grandson of a trumpet player on ... more
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A Portable Shelter by Kirsty Logan - £8.99
In their tiny, sea-beaten cottage on the north coast of Scotland, Liska and Ruth await the birth of their first child.   Each passes the time by telling the baby stories, trying to pass on the lessons they’ve learned: tales of circuses and s ... more
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Poetry Please: The Seasons by Various Poets - £8.99
This new anthology of poems, favourites from the nation's longest-running and best-loved request programme for verse, moves with the seasons, following the turning year from John Clare's 'pale splendour of the winter sun' to John Keats's 'Season of m ... more
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Women Who Read are Dangerous by Stefan Bollmann - £14.99
What is it about a woman reading that has captivated hundreds of artists over the centuries? Stefan Bollmanns Women Who Read Are Dangerous explores this popular subject in more than 70 artworks drawings, paintings, photographs, and printsby iconi ... more
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M Train by Patti Smith - £9.99
M Train begins in the tiny Greenwich Village caf� where Smith goes every morning for black coffee, ruminates on the world as it is and the world as it was, and writes in her notebook. Through prose that shifts fluidly between dreams and reality, pa ... more
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The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen - £8.99
A profound, startling, and beautifully crafted debut novel, The Sympathizer is the story of a man of two minds, offering a unique perspective on the Vietnam war. Destined to become a modern classic.   WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE FOR FICTION 2016 ... more
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Fortress Europe: Inside the War Against Immigration by Matthew Carr - £9.99
When the Berlin Wall crumbled in 1989, a euphoric continent hailed the advent of a new borderless Europe in which such barriers would become obsolete. More than twenty-five years later, in the midst of the continents worst refugee crisis since Wor ... more
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A Feminist Manifesto for Education by Miriam E. David - £15.99
The idea that gender equality in education has been achieved is now a staple of public debate. As a result, educational policies and practices often do not deal explicitly with gender issues, such as sexual abuse, harassment or violence. Exaggeration ... more
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Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2016 by Tim Benson (Editor) - £12.99
2016 was not only the year of Brexit, the most important and contentious political event in Britain for decades. It was also the year of Trump and a tempestuous US presidential campaign, the European migrant crisis, NHS junior doctors’ strikes, an ... more
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The World as 100 People: A Visual Guide to 7 Billion Humans by Aileen Lord - £8.99
What would the world look like if its 7 billion human inhabitants were presented as a single village of 100 people? How many would have access to clean water? How many would be employed in the village? How many would be educated?  This beautifully i ... more
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Einstein by Anne Simon and Corinne Maier - £13.99
Albert Einstein was a German-born physicist who developed the theory of relativity. He is considered the most influential physicist of the 20th century.  Einstein is the third in Maier and Simons collection of graphic novels exploring the li ... more
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And Yet... Essays by Christopher Hitchens - £10.99
Christopher Hitchens was an unparalleled, prolific writer, who raised the polemical essay to a new art form, over a lifetime of thinking and debating the defining issues of our times. As an essayist he contributed to the New Statesman, Atlantic Month ... more
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eYE Marty: The Newly Discovered Autobiography of a Comic Genius by Marty Feldman - £9.99
The autobiography of a comic genius and godfather of surreal comedy.   Completed before he died, thirty years ago, this is the newly discovered autobiography of one of the most influential comedians of recent times, Marty Feldman.  Mar ... more
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Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse by Carol Ann Duffy (Editor) - £10.00
In Off the Shelf: A Celebration of Bookshops in Verse, Poet Laureate Carol Ann Duffy has commissioned a selection of the UK's most loved and lauded poets to each write a poem in celebration of books and bookshops - the worlds they hold, the freedoms ... more
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Tove Jansson: Work and Love by Tuula Karjalainen - £12.99
The definitive illustrated biography of one of the most unique and beloved children's authors of the 20th century, the creator of the Moomins.   Tove Jansson (1914-2001) led a long, colourful and productive life, impacting significantly the politi ... more
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The Lightless Sky: My Journey to Safety as a Child Refugee by Gulwali Passarlay with Nadene Ghouri - £7.99
'To risk my life had to mean something. Otherwise what was it all for?'   Gulwali Passarlay was sent away from Afghanistan at the age of twelve, after his father was killed in a gun battle with the US army. Smuggled into Iran, Gulwali embarke ... more
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Hunger Pains: Life Inside Foodbank Britain by Kayleigh Garthwaite - £14.99
Welcome to Foodbank Britain, where emergency food provision is an increasingly visible and controversial feature of ongoing austerity. We know the statistics, but what does it feel like to be forced to turn to foodbanks for help? What does it take to ... more
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Nothing is True and Everything is Possible: Adventures in Modern Russia by Peter Pomerantsev - £8.99
A journey into the glittering, surreal heart of 21st century Russia: into the lives of Hells Angels convinced they are messiahs, professional killers with the souls of artists, bohemian theatre directors turned Kremlin puppet-masters, supermodel sect ... more
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Adeline by Norah Vincent - £8.99
A captivating novel of Virginia Woolf and the Bloomsbury group.   On 18 April 1941, twenty-two days after Virginia Woolf went for a walk near her weekend house in Sussex and never returned, her body was reclaimed from the River Ouse. Norah Vin ... more
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Broken Vows: Tony Blair - The Tragedy of Power by Tom Bower - £9.99
When Tony Blair became prime minister in May 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest person to hold that office since 1812. With a landslide majority, his approval rating was 93 per cent and he went on to become Labour's longest-serving premier.  ... more
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Quick and Delicious Vegetarian Meals: Easy, Healthy and Super-Fast Food by Judy Ridgway - £7.99
This book contains more than 200 vegetarian recipes which can be prepared and cooked in half an hour or less. It dispels the belief that vegetarian meals are time-consuming to cook.   It is specifically designed for busy people who want to ser ... more
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About My Mother by Tahar Ben Jelloun - £8.99
Since shes been ill, Lalla Fatma has become a frail little thing with a faltering memory.   Lalla Fatma thinks shes in Fez in 1944, where she grew up, not in Tangier in 2000, where this story begins. She calls out to family members who are l ... more
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Tears Heal: How to Listen to Our Children by Kate Orson - £13.99
Tears Heal shares parenting's best-kept secret - a completely new approach to parenting which is based on listening, and allowing children to express their emotions so that they can return to their natural, good, co-operative selves.  One of ... more
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From Cabin 'Boys' to Captains: 250 Years of Women at Sea by Jo Stanley - £20.00
Traditionally, a womans place was never on stormy seas. But actually thousands of dancers, purserettes, doctors, stewardesses, captains and conductresses have taken to the waveson everything from floating palaces to battered windjammers. Their darin ... more
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The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia by Bryan Talbot and Mary Talbot - £16.99
Set against the background of violence and state repression in a turbulent period of French history, The Red Virgin and the Vision of Utopia chronicles the incredible and outrageous life of Louise Michel, the revolutionary feminist dubbed The Red Vi ... more
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The Prison Book Club by Ann Walmsley - £8.99
After Ann Walmsley was mugged near her house in Hampstead, she found she was unable to walk alone down the street and it shook her belief in the fundamental goodness of people. In Canada a few years later, when her friend Carol asked her to participa ... more
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The Apocalypedia: A Utopian Guide to What Is and What Isn't by Darren Allen - £14.99
Encyclopaedias and dictionaries are often boring, of no help when it comes to secretly filling train carriages with subversive balloons and they rarely manage to offend everyone. Lexicographers assume that language is a big machine that you need an i ... more
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The Un-Discovered Islands: An Archipelago of Myths and Mysteries, Phantoms and Fakes by Malachy Tallack, illustrated by Katie Scott - £14.99
Critically acclaimed author Malachy Tallack returns with The Un-Discovered Islands, an exploration of some of the world’s strangest places.  Gathered in the book are two dozen islands once believed to be real but no longer on the map. These ... more
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How to Measure a Cow by Margaret Forster - £16.99
Tara Fraser leaves London to start a new life in a Cumbrian town selected at random. She plans to obliterate her past, which contains a shocking event that had serious consequences, by becoming a completely different personality from her previous vol ... more
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Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out by Susan Kuklin - £8.99
Six unwaveringly honest American teens describe what life is like for them as members of the transgender community in this Stonewall Honor book.   Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young ... more
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Things That Can and Cannot Be Said by John Cusack and Arundhati Roy - £6.00
An account of the extraordinary meeting between four brilliant political activists: Booker Prize winner Arundhati Roy, NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden, Pentagon Papers insider Daniel Ellsberg and acclaimed actor John Cusack.  'What sort of ... more
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Scent: The Complete Works of Dinesh Allirajah by Dinesh Allirajah - £15.99
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Second-Hand Time by Svetlana Alexievich - £14.99
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Shadow State: Inside the Secret Companies That Run Britain by Alan White - £14.99
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The Scallywags: Memories of a Rascal's 1950's Childhood by Peter Stockley - £7.99
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Chavs: The Demonization of the Working Class by Owen Jones - £8.99
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Cut: One Woman by Hibo Wardere - £12.99
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The Moth Snowstorm: Nature and Joy by Michael McCarthy - £9.99
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Dietland by Sarai Walker - £8.99
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Poems for Jeremy Corbyn by Merryn Williams (Editor) - £10.00
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Seveneves by Neal Stephenson - £9.99
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We Go Around in the Night and are Consumed by Fire by Jules Grant - £8.99
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The Map and the Clock: A Laureate's Choice of the Poetry of Britain and Ireland by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke (Editors) - £20.00
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Inglorious: Conflict in the Uplands by Mark Avery - £9.99
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Measures of Expatriation by Vahni Capildeo - £9.99
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Wait Till I'm Dead: Poems Uncollected by Allen Ginsberg - £9.99
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Cats by Jane Bown - £14.99
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Whispering Hope: The True Story of the Magdalene Women by Nancy Costello, Kathleen Legg, Diane Croghan, Marie Slattery and Marina Gambold - £6.99
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Girl Up by Laura Bates - £12.99
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Burning Country: Syrians in Revolution and War by Robin Yassin-Kassab and Leila Al-Shami - £14.99
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A People's History of Modern Europe by William A. Pelz - £18.00
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Becoming Richard Pryor by Scott Saul - £9.99
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Swallow This: Serving Up the Food Industry's Darkest Secrets by Joanna Blythman - £8.99
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The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe by Patrick Kingsley - £14.99
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Pocket Irish Wit & Wisdom by Tony Potter (Editor) - £4.50
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The Ladybird Book of the Meeting by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris - £6.99
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University Challenge: The Ultimate Questions by Steve Tribe - £12.99
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The Beautiful Struggle: A Memoir by Ta-Nehisi Coates - £9.99
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Furiously Happy by Jenny Lawson - £8.99
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Worktown: The Astonishing Story of the Project That Launched Mass Observation by David Hall - £9.99
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The Trouble with Women by Jacky Fleming - £9.99
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Ten Days by Gillian Slovo - £7.99
It's 4 a.m. and Cathy Mason is watching dawn break over the Lovelace estate. By the end of the day, her community will be a crime scene. By the end of the week, her city will be on fire.  In this gripping thriller by Orange Prize-shortlisted author ... more
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Film Stars Don't Die in Liverpool by Peter Turner - £7.99
On 29 September 1981, Peter Turner received a phone call that would change his life. His former lover, Hollywood actress Gloria Grahame, had collapsed in a Lancaster hotel and was refusing medical attention. He had no choice but to take her into his ... more
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Exotic England: The Making of a Curious Nation by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown - £9.99
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Weak Messages Create Bad Situations: A Manifesto by David Shrigley - £12.99
A personal message from the author:   Lots of individuals in society today are feeble-minded. They don't know what the HELL is going on. Unfortunately many of these people are responsible for running THE COUNTRY. They don't know the difference ... more
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Anti Journal by David Sinden - £5.99
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Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Grief Is the Thing with Feathers - £7.99
In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. � In this moment of despair they are ... more
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What Colour is the Sun? Mind-Bending Science Facts in the Solar System's Brightest Quiz by Brian Clegg - £7.99
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We Learn at Home: Dung Beetle Book 1b by Miriam Elia - £7.99
In book 1b of the Dung Beetle Learning series We Learn at Home, Mummy takes John and Susan out of their local school to be re-educated at home, and introduce to their young minds a new, alternative world view.  In order to do so, Mummy will ground a ... more
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We Go Out: Dung Beetle Book 1c by Miriam Elia - £7.99
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The Girl in the Spider's Web by David Lagercrantz - £7.99
THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO IS BACK WITH A UK NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER   Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist have not been in touch for some time.   Then Blomkvist is contacted by renowned Swedish scientist Professor Balder. Warned t ... more
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Public Library and Other Stories by Ali Smith - £8.99
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Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea - £8.99
Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, and shortlisted for the Desmond Elliott Prize and the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction   Love is a bygone idea, centuries-worn. There are things we can go without, and love is among them ... more
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Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli - £6.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER Everything you need to know about modern physics, the universe and our place in the world in seven enlightening lessons. 'Here, on the edge of what we know, in contact with the ocean of the unknown, shines the myst ... more
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National Geographic: Simply Beautiful Photographs by Annie Griffiths - £12.99
Just as its title indicates, National Geographic Simply Beautiful Photographs plumbs the depth of National Geographic's renowned Image Collection to highlight the loveliest and most appealing photographs from this impressive archive. The result is an ... more
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Naked at the Albert Hall: The Inside Story of Singing by Tracey Thorn - £8.99
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The Bible According to Spike Milligan by Spike Milligan - £8.99
The Bible According to Spike Milligan is an irreverent but very funny spoof of The Old Testament in which, in his own inimitable fashion, Spike Milligan gives his version of the best known biblical stories.   In the Bible, according to Spike Milli ... more
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The Wolf Border by Sarah Hall - £8.99
For almost a decade Rachel Caine has turned her back on home, kept distant by family disputes and her work monitoring wolves on an Idaho reservation. But now, summoned by the eccentric Earl of Annerdale and his controversial scheme to reintroduce the ... more
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Grunwick: The Workers' Story by Jack Dromey and Graham Taylor - £12.00
Grunwick was the strike that changed the rules of the game.   It changed the way the unions thought about race, about their own core values, and about the best way to organise among the new immigrant communities coming to Britain in the 1970s. ... more
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1,342 Qi Facts to Leave You Flabbergasted by John Lloyd - £9.99
The sock-blasting, jaw-dropping, side-swiping phenomenon that is QI serves up a sparkling new selection of 1,342 facts to leave you flabbergasted.   Trees sleep at night.   Google searches for ‘How to put on a condom’ peak at 10.28p ... more
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Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams - £9.99
A major new manifesto for a high-tech future free from work.  Neoliberalism isn�t working. Austerity is forcing millions into poverty and many more into precarious work, while the left remains trapped in stagnant political practices that offer no ... more
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The Mindless Colouring Book: Braindead Colouring for Exhausted People by Patrick Potter - £5.95
"The new way to increase your stress."   Finally! A grown-up colouring book for immature grown-ups. BRAIN SCIENCE can prove that colouring in an intricate mandala design with expensive colouring pencils can make you more mindless. The hunger for ... more
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Stand Up and Sock It to Them Sister: Funny, Feisty Females by Gwenno Dafydd - £11.99
“Funny is Funny” - Joan Rivers   But how do you make it in the world of comedy if you are a woman?   With Stand Up and Sock It to Them Sister, writer, actress and performer Gwenno Dafydd looks at the genesis of female comedy fr ... more
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The Crossing: My Journey to the Shattered Heart of Syria by Samar Yazbek - £8.99
Journalist Samar Yazbek was forced into exile by Assad's regime. When the uprising in Syria turned to bloodshed, she was determined to take action and secretly returned several times.  The Crossing is her rare, powerful and courageous testament ... more
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A Country of Refuge: An Anthology of Writing on Asylum Seekers by Lucy Popescu (Editor) - £8.99
A Country of Refuge is a poignant, thought-provoking and timely anthology of writing on asylum seekers from some of Britain and Irelands most influential voices.   Compiled and edited by human rights activist and writer Lucy Popescu, this pow ... more
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The Joy of Tax by Richard Murphy - £8.99
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A Wild Swan And Other Tales by Michael Cunningham, illustrated by Yuko Shimizu - £8.99
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My Story by Steven Gerrard - £7.99
Steven Gerrard - legendary captain of Liverpool and England - tells the story of the highs and lows of a twenty-year career at the top of English and world football. As the only player ever to have scored in a FA cup final, a league cup final, a ... more
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The Feminist Activity Book by Gemma Correll - £7.99
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Confabulations by John Berger - £6.99
'Language is a body, a living creature ... and this creature's home is the inarticulate as well as the articulate'.   John Berger's work has revolutionized the way we understand visual language. In this new book he writes about language itsel ... more
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1966: The Year the Decade Exploded by Jon Savage - £12.99
The pop world accelerated and broke through the sound barrier in 1966. In America, in London, in Amsterdam, in Paris, revolutionary ideas slow-cooking since the late '50s reached boiling point. In the worlds of pop, pop art, fashion and radical polit ... more
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A Village Christmas: And Other Notes on the English Year by Laurie Lee - £7.99
From the author of Cider With Rosie, Village Christmas is a moving, lyrical portrait of England through the changing years and seasons.   Laurie Lee left his childhood home in the Cotswolds when he was nineteen, but it remained with him throughout ... more
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Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee - £7.99
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 grapp ... more
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The Alternative: Towards a New Progressive Politics by Lisa Nandy, Caroline Lucas and Chris Bowers (Editors) - £12.99
The 2015 election result was a disaster for progressives in British politics, delivering a majority Conservative government at Westminster. And the outlook for the next election is not auspicious either, particularly amid the aftershocks of the momen ... more
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Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future by Paul Mason - £8.99
From Paul Mason, the award-winning Channel 4 presenter, Postcapitalism is a guide to our era of seismic economic change, and how we can build a more equal society. Over the past two centuries or so, capitalism has undergone continual change - eco ... more
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Common Ground by Rob Cowen - £8.99
'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 to fi ... more
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Freedom is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y. Davis - £12.99
In these newly collected essays, interviews, and speeches, world-renowned activist and scholar Angela Y. Davis illuminates the connections between struggles against state violence and oppression throughout history and around the world.  Reflectin ... more
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Frantumaglia: An Author's Journey Told Through Letters, Interviews, and Occasional Writings by Elena Ferrante - £16.99
From the author of My Brilliant Friend.   This book invites readers into Elena Ferrante’s workshop. It offers a glimpse into the drawers of her writing desk, those drawers from which emerged her three early standalone novels and the four ins ... more
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Cut Out: Living Without Welfare by Jeremy Seabrook - £12.99
Britain’s welfare state, one of the greatest achievements of our post-war reconstruction, was regarded as the cornerstone of modern society. Today, that cornerstone is wilfully being dismantled by a succession of governments, with horrifying conseq ... more
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Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights by Salman Rushdie - £8.99
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Seeing Things As They Are: Selected Journalism and Other Writings by George Orwell - £9.99
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1956, The World in Revolt by Simon Hall - £10.99
Vibrantly and sympathetically told, this is the story of one remarkable year - a capsule history of exhilarating triumphs and shattering defeats around the world.   1956 was one of the most remarkable years of the twentieth century. All across the ... more
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The Actual One: How I Tried, and Failed, to Remain Twenty-Something for Ever by Isy Suttie - £8.99
Isy Suttie - writer, comedian and actress - on not quite being a grown-up "Isy Suttie turns the painful process of growing-up into something laugh-out-loud funny, and for that I could kiss her"(Bryony Gordon, author of The Wrong Knickers) "A cr ... more
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What's Your Pride Story? by Various authors, compiled by Liverpool Pride and Writing on the Wall - £2.99
Everybody has a story to tell. These are ours... "Liverpool Pride is all about giving a platform for LGBT+ people in our region to demonstrate their unique culture, talent and spirit. The What's Your Pride Story? group write about their experience ... more
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Black and British: An Untold Story by David Olusoga - £25.00
A vital re-examination of a shared history, published to accompany the landmark BBC Two series.   In Black and British, award-winning historian and broadcaster David Olusoga offers readers a rich and revealing exploration of the extraordinaril ... more
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The Truth About Our Schools: Exposing the Myths, Exploring the Evidence by Melissa Benn and Janet Downs - £15.99
Opinions about comprehensive education are often made into easy-to-swallow sound-bites by media and politicians alike and whilst the benefits of a genuinely comprehensive education for all pupils are obvious, untruths have unwittingly evolved into ha ... more
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A Strangeness in My Mind by Orhan Pamuk - £8.99
At a family wedding Mevlut catches sight of a girl with whom he falls in love. After a secret courtship of letters passed via his cousin, she agrees to elope with him, and on a dark night the two come together for the first time. As they rush to catc ... more
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Kid Gloves: A Voyage Round My Father by Adam Mars-Jones - £9.99
Shortlisted for the PEN Ackerley Prize 2016   When his widowed father - once a high court judge and always a formidable figure - drifted into vagueness if not dementia, the writer Adam Mars-Jones took responsibility for his care. Intimately tr ... more
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Splinter the Silence by Val McDermid - £7.99
Number one bestseller Val McDermid is back with her most gripping, chilling, suspenseful novel yet, featuring two of the most distinctive and unforgettable characters in crime fiction: Tony Hill and Carol Jordan.   'That day, waiting had been ... more
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Breathe: Simple Breathing Techniques for a Calmer, Happier Life by Jean Hall - £7.99
Breathe provides simple breathing techniques that you can use anywhere to find that moment of quiet when you need to regain mental and physical focus.   The book covers the benefits of breathing deeply and fully, the mechanics of breath, techn ... more
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From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor - £12.99
The eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City have challenged the impunity with which officers of the law carry out violence against Black people and punctured ... more
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The Return of the Young Prince by A.G. Roemmers, translated by Oliver Brock, illustrated by Pietari Posti - £9.99
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Who Really Feeds the World? The Failures of Agribusiness and the Promise of Agroecology by Vandana Shiva - £14.99
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The Happiness Industry: How the Government and Big Business Sold Us Well-Being by William Davies - £9.99
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Women's Football: The Secret History by Tim Tate - £7.99
Boxing Day 1920, and 53,000 men, women and children pack inside Goodison Park. The extraordinary crowds have come to watch two local rivals play a match for charity. But this is no ordinary charity fixture. Eleven of the players are international cel ... more
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The New Wild: Why Invasive Species Will be Nature's Salvation by Fred Pearce - £8.99
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Numero Zero by Umberto Eco, translated by Richard Dixon - £8.99
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All Involved by Ryan Gattis - £8.99
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1917: Stories and Poems from the Russian Revolution by Boris Dralyuk (Translated and selected by) - £8.99
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Pleasantville by Attica Locke - £7.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILEYS PRIZE 2016  It's 1996, Bill Clinton has just been re-elected and in Houston a mayoral election is looming. As usual the campaign focuses on Pleasantville -- the African-American neighbourhood of the city that has sw ... more
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My Life on the Road by Gloria Steinem - £9.99
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QI: The Third Book of General Ignorance by John Lloyd, John Mitchinson, James Harkin and Andrew Hunter Murray - £8.99
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Where My Heart Used to Beat by Sebastian Faulks - £8.99
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1916: The Mornings After by Tim Pat Coogan - £8.99
The 1916 Easter Rising and its aftermath changed Ireland for ever. The British government's execution of 14 republican rebels transformed a group hitherto perceived as cranks and troublemakers into national heroes. Those who avoided the British firin ... more
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The Gracekeepers by Kirsty Logan - £7.99
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The Virago Book of Women Gardeners by Deborah Kellaway - £14.99
From diggers and weeders, to plantswomen and landscape designers, women have contributed greatly to the world of gardening. This book contains collected extracts from the 18th century to the present day, from writers including Colette, Germaine Greer ... more
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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer - £14.99
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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr - £8.99
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The Forward Book of Poetry 2017 by Various poets - £8.99
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Photos That Changed the World by Various artists - £14.99
In lavish two-page spreads, this book presents nearly one hundred of history’s most memorable photographs — from the Wright Brothers’ first flight to the bombing of Pearl Harbor, from Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech to Nelson ... more
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The Health Gap: The Challenge of an Unequal World by Michael Marmot - £10.99
In Baltimore's inner-city neighborhood of Upton/Druid Heights, a man's life expectancy is sixty-three; not far away, in the Greater Roland Park/Poplar neighborhood, life expectancy is eighty-three. The same twenty-year avoidable disparity exists in t ... more
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Viva La Revolucion: Hobsbawm on Latin America by Eric Hobsbawm - £25.00
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Human Acts by Han Kang, translated by Deborah Smith - £8.99
Gwangju, South Korea, 1980. In the wake of a viciously suppressed student uprising, a boy searches for his friend's corpse, a consciousness searches for its abandoned body, and a brutalised country searches for a voice. In a sequence of interconnecte ... more
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Refugee Tales by David Herd & Anna Pincus (Editors) - £9.99
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The Heart Goes Last by Margaret Atwood - £8.99
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The John Lennon Letters by John Lennon and Hunter Davies - £12.99
A lifetime of letters, collected for the first time, from the legendary The Beatles musician and songwriter John Lennon.   John Lennon is one of the world's greatest-ever song writers, creator of 'Help!', 'Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds', 'Imag ... more
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Wind/ Pinball: Two Novels by Haruki Murakami - £8.99
Wind/Pinball includes Haruki Murakami�s first two novels, published back-to-back, available for the first time in English outside Japan. With a new introduction by the author.� If you�re the sort of guy who raids the refrigerators of silent ki ... more
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The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins - £7.90
YOU DON'T KNOW HER. BUT SHE KNOWS YOU. Rear Window meets Gone Girl, in this exceptional and startling psychological thriller. "Gripping, enthralling - a top-notch thriller and a compulsive read"(S J WATSON, bestselling author of 'Before I Go T ... more
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Riot. Strike. Riot. The New Era of Uprisings by Joshua Clover - £14.99
Award-winning poet Joshua Clover theorizes the riot as the form of the coming insurrection  Baltimore. Ferguson. Tottenham. Clichy-sous-Bois. Oakland. Ours has become an age of riots as the struggle of people versus state and capital has take ... more
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Life Portraits: Frida Kahlo by Zena Alkayat, illustrated by Nina Cosford - £12.00
This beautifully illustrated biography follows Frida Kahlo's exceptional life and work, and celebrates the Mexican icon's immense legacy.  From a young age, Kahlo forged her own path, overcoming polio as a child, and stoically battling the a ... more
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Goodnight and Good Riddance: How Thirty-Five Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Life by David Cavanagh - £12.99
Goodnight and Good Riddance: How Thirty-Five Years of John Peel Helped to Shape Modern Britain is a social history, a diary of a nation's changing culture, and an in-depth appraisal of one of our greatest broadcasters, a man who can legitimately be c ... more
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On Bowie by Simon Critchley - £6.99
What made Bowie special? What made him the cultural icon he is today? And what made millions of people around the world tune into his peculiar wavelength and find exactly what they'd been looking for all along?  These are the questions asked ... more
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The Outrun by Amy Liptrot - £8.99
WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME PRIZE 2016   When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land ... more
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The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney - £8.99
'He was definitely dead, whoever he was. He wore a once-black jumper and a pair of shiny tracksuit bottoms. The back of his head was cracked and his hair matted, but it had been foxy before that. A tall man, a skinny rake, another string of piss, now ... more
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Fifty Shades of Feminism by Lisa Appignanesi, Susie Orbach, and Rachel Holmes - £9.99
The antidote to the idea that being a woman is all about submitting to desire. There are many more shades than that and here are fifty women to explore them.  Fifty years after the publication of The Feminine Mystique, have women really exchanged p ... more
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Jurgen Klopp: The Biography by Elmar Neveling - £8.99
"It is the intensity of the football, of how the people live football in Liverpool, all the Liverpool fans around the world. It is not a normal club, it is a special club."(Jurgen Klopp) As innovative as Arsene Wenger and as crowd-pleasing as ... more
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The Boxcar of Fun by Chris England - £8.99
Its 1910. Arthur Dandoe is heading for the brave New World of American vaudeville with the famous Karno music hall company, along with his great rival, Charlie Chaplin, and Tilly Beckett, the girl who has captured both their hearts. And what better ... more
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The Age of Jihad: Islamic State and the Great War for the Middle East by Patrick Cockburn - £20.00
From the award-winning author of The Rise of Islamic State, the essential story of the Middle East’s disintegration.  The Age of Jihad charts the turmoil of today’s Middle East and the devastating role the West has played in the region from ... more
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Stranger Than We Can Imagine: Making Sense of the Twentieth Century by John Higgs - £9.99
The twentieth century should make sense. It's the period of history that we know the most about, an epic geo-political narrative that runs through World War One, the great depression, World War Two, the American century and the fall of the Berlin Wal ... more
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Island Story by J.D. Taylor - £8.99
What is life like on this island? With a tent and a rusty bike, J.D. Taylor set off to find out.   No other subject has spilt so much ink as Britain today. But whilst assuming a monopoly on national identity, a London-based elite has proven a ... more
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The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination by Richard Mabey - £9.99
In The Cabaret of Plants, Mabey explores the plant species which have challenged our imaginations, awoken our wonder, and upturned our ideas about history, science, beauty and belief. Picked from every walk of life, they encompass crops, weeds, medic ... more
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The Seed Collectors by Scarlett Thomas - £8.99
"I have no idea why everyone thinks nature is so benign and glorious and wonderful. All nature is trying to do is kill us as efficiently as possible."   Great Aunt Oleander is dead. To each of her nearest and dearest she has left a seed pod. T ... more
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Three Moments of an Explosion: Stories by China Miville - £8.99
The multi-award-winning China Miville has been called 'the equal of David Mitchell or Zadie Smith' (Scotland on Sunday), a writer whose 'inventiveness and precision is awesome' (Independent), and who writes with 'an imagination of immense power' (Gu ... more
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Poetry Please: The Nation's Most Treasured Verse: Love Poems by Various poets - £8.99
'What will survive of us is love.'  In this new anthology poets from across the ages lead us on a journey of love in its many forms. From Shakespeare to Rossetti, Keats to Auden, Byron to Browning an beyond, as well as a host of contemporary ... more
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Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon - £8.99
***AS READ ON BBC RADIO 4*** "A gripping account of the heartbreaks and triumphs of two of history's most formidable female intellectuals, Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley. Gordon has reunited mother and daughter through biography, beautifully ... more
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How to Love by Thich Nhat Hanh - £5.00
How to Love is part of a charming series of books from Zen Master, Thich Nhat Hanh, exploring the essential foundations of mindful meditation and practise.   How to Love shows that when we feel closer to our loved ones, we are also more connec ... more
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The Hungry Ghosts by Shyam Selvadurai - £8.99
In Buddhist myth, those that have desired too much during their lifetime may be reborn as hungry ghosts spirits with a stomach so large they can never be full.   Six-year-old Shivan is boarded up in his grandmothers mansion in Sri Lanka. ... more
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Queer: A Graphic History by Meg-John Barker and Julia Scheele - £11.99
Activist-academic Meg-John Barker and cartoonist Julia Scheele illuminate the histories of queer thought and LGBTQ+ action in this groundbreaking non-fiction graphic novel.   From identity politics and gender roles to privilege and exclusion, ... more
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God Help the Child by Toni Morrison - £8.99
The potent new novel from the Nobel Laureate What you do to children matters. And they might never forget Sweetness wants to love her child, Bride, but she struggles to love her as a mother should. Bride, now glamorous, grown up, ebony-black ... more
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Syria Burning: A Short History of a Catastrophe by Charles Glass - £8.99
What are the origins of the Syrian crisis, and why did no one do anything to stop it?  Since the upsurge of the Arab Spring in 2011, the Syrian civil war has claimed in excess of 200,000 lives, with an estimated 8 million Syrians, more than a ... more
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Alive, Alive Oh! And Other Things That Matter by Diana Athill - £7.99
Several years ago, Diana Athill accepted that she could no longer live entirely independently, and moved to a retirement home in Highgate. There, she found herself released from the daily anxieties of caring for her own property, and free to settle i ... more
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Hillsborough: The Truth (Updated edition) by Phil Scraton - £9.99
This is the definitive, unique account of the disaster in which 96 men, women and children were killed, hundreds injured and thousands traumatised. It details the appalling treatment endured by the bereaved and survivors in the immediate aftermath, t ... more
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The Man Who Made Things Out of Trees by Robert Penn - £8.99
Robert Penn cut down an ash tree to see how many things could be made from it. After all, ash is the tree we have made the greatest and most varied use of over the course of human history. Journeying from Wales across Europe and Ireland to the USA, ... more
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The Book of Dissent: Revolutionary Words from Three Millennia of Rebellion and Resistance by Andrew Hsiao - £9.99
Throughout the ages and across every continent, people have struggled against those in power and raised their voices in protest - rallying others around them and inspiring uprisings in eras yet to come.  Their echoes reverberate from Ancient Gre ... more
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The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro - £8.99
'There's a journey we must go on, and no more delay ...' The extraordinary new novel from the author of Never Let Me Go and the Booker Prize-winning The Remains of the Day. The Romans have long since departed, and Britain is steadily declinin ... more
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Submission by Michel Houellebecq - £8.99
As the 2022 French Presidential election looms, two candidates emerge as favourites: Marine Le Pen of the Front National, and the charismatic Muhammed Ben Abbes of the growing Muslim Fraternity. Forming a controversial alliance with the political lef ... more
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The Shipping Forecast by Nic Compton - £9.99
The rhythmic lullaby of ‘North Utsire, South Utsire’ has been lulling the nation’s insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the globe – as well as providing a very real service for the natio ... more
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Conversations with McCartney by Paul Du Noyer - £10.99
In June 1989, Paul Du Noyer was contacted by Paul McCartney's office in London and asked to interview the star as they had met once before and enjoyed a good raport. In the years that followed, Paul Du Noyer continued to meet, interview and work ... more
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What are You Looking At? 150 Years of Modern Art in the Blink of an Eye by Will Gompertz - £10.99
Move over Gombrich - there's a new art book in town! For sceptics, art lovers, and the millions of us who visit art galleries every year - and are confused - What Are You Looking At? by BBC Arts Editor Will Gompertz is a wonderfully lively, acces ... more
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The Shepherd's Crown by Terry Pratchett - £7.99
A SHIVERING OF WORLDS Deep in the Chalk, something is stirring. The owls and the foxes can sense it, and Tiffany Aching feels it in her boots. An old enemy is gathering strength. This is a time of endings and beginnings, old friends and new, ... more
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Trans: A Memoir by Juliet Jacques, with an Afterword by Sheila Heti - £9.99
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I Call Myself a Feminist: The View from Twenty-Five Women Under Thirty by Victoria Pepe - £9.99
Twenty-five girls and women under thirty tell us why they call themselves feminists. Punchy, bold, urgent. A book for our times. Is feminism still a dirty word? We asked twenty-five of the brightest, funniest, bravest young women what being a fem ... more
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A Book for Her by Bridget Christie - £8.99
Bridget Christie is a stand-up comedian, idiot and feminist. On the 30th of April 2012, a man farted in the Womens Studies Section of a bookshop and it changed her life forever. A Book For Her details Christies twelve years of anonymous toil i ... more
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The William Morris Colouring Book by William Morris - £9.99
Pick up your pencils and make each of these famed William Morris patterns your own.  Taking nature as his inspiration, William Morris created over a hundred intricate and iconic wallpaper, textile and embroidery designs. As much a poet and ac ... more
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The Good Book: A Secular Bible by A. C. Grayling - £12.99
Drawing on the wisdom of 2,500 years of contemplative non-religious writing on all that it means to be human from the origins of the universe to small matters of courtesy and kindness in everyday life A. C. Grayling, Britains most popular and wi ... more
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According to YES by Dawn French - £7.99
Dawn French, number one bestselling author of A Tiny Bit Marvellous and Oh Dear Silvia, returns with her joyously funny new novel, According To YES.  The Foreign Land of the Very Wealthy - otherwise known as Manhattan's Upper East Side - has ... more
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Do it Like a Woman... And Change the World by Caroline Criado-Perez - £8.99
Every day, all around the world, women are reinventing what it means to be female in cultures where power, privilege or basic freedoms are all too often equated with being male. Here, Caroline Criado-Perez, one of the most vocal and tenacious cam ... more
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The Loney by Andrew Michael Hurley - £7.99
WINNER OF THE 2015 COSTA FIRST NOVEL AWARD   Two brothers. One mute, the other his lifelong protector.   Year after year, their family visits the same sacred shrine on a desolate strip of coastline known as the Loney, in desperate hope ... more
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I've Always Kept a Unicorn: The Biography of Sandy Denny by Mick Houghton - £12.99
I've Always Kept a Unicorn tells the story of Sandy Denny, one of the greatest British singers of her time and the first female singer-songwriter to produce a substantial and enduring body of original songs. Sandy Denny laid down the marker for folk ... more
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Beatlebone by Kevin Barry - £8.99
WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2015  He will spend three days alone on his island. That is all that he asks... John is so many miles from love now and home. This is the story of his strangest trip.  John ... more
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Being Red: A Politics for the Future by Ken Livingstone - £12.99
How should the left govern? In the wake of a huge surge of interest in the Labour Party, Ken Livingstone serves up an insider's account of the Party and its future, at a pivotal moment in its history.  At a time when many are now looking to r ... more
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Seriously Funny: The Endlessly Quotable Terry Pratchett by Terry Pratchett - £9.99
Ill be more enthusiastic about encouraging thinking outside the box when theres evidence of any thinking going on inside it.   The most quotable writer of our time, Terry Pratchetts unique brand of wit made him both a bestseller and an en ... more
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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua - £12.99
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 of Lo ... more
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A God in Ruins by Kate Atkinson - £7.99
Kate Atkinsons dazzling Life After Life, one of the top selling adult books of 2014, explored the possibility of infinite chances, as Ursula Todd lived through the turbulent events of the last century again and again. In A God in Ruins, Atkinson tu ... more
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Work Tends to Ruin Your Day by Cath Tate - £7.99
In this brand-new title, part of her hugely popular ongoing series of hilarious gift books, Cath Tate, doyenne of the comedy greetings card, examines the world of work something we all have to do, although sometimes wed rather not! All the usual w ... more
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Don't Trust, Don't Fear, Don't Beg: 100 Days as a Prisoner of Putin by Ben Stewart - £9.99
There is a saying in Russian jails. Never ne boysya ne prosi: don't trust, don't fear, don't beg. Don't trust because life here will always disappoint you. Don't fear because whatever you're scared of, you are powerless to prevent it. And don't beg b ... more
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Coming Out: The Emergence of LGBT Identities in Britain from the 19th Century to the Present by Jeffrey Weeks - £14.99
The definitive history of the LGBT community's struggle for equality.   From the barbaric legal and social oppression of the nineteenth century to the seismic impact of the gay liberation movement in the 1970s and beyond, Coming Out maps the s ... more
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Sophie and the Sibyl: A Victorian Romance by Patricia Duncker - £8.99
Berlin, September 1872. The Duncker brothers, Max and Wolfgang, own a thriving publishing business in the city. Clever, irresponsible Max is as fond of gambling and brothels as the older, wiser, Wolfgang is of making a profit. When Max's bad habits g ... more
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The Singing Bones by Shaun Tan, with an Introduction by Neil Gaiman and Jack Zipes - £19.99
Shaun Tan fans get to see his extraordinary talent applied to sculpture in this award-winning, lavishly presented collection of art based on fairy tales told by the Brothers Grimm.   Artist Shaun Tan is world renowned for his singular vision a ... more
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Women in Their Own Words: Quotations to Empower and Inspire by Rebecca Foster (Editor) - £6.99
Words have the power to change our lives.   As writers and thinkers, mothers and daughters, creators and counsellors, women have given us countless words to enlighten, encourage, challenge and console. This timely collection of uplifting quota ... more
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Promised You A Miracle: Why 1980-82 Made Modern Britain by Andy Beckett - £9.99
A vivid, seminal portrait of early 1980s Britain: a period that changed Britain forever.   The early 1980s in Britain were a time of hope, and of dread: of Cold War tension and imminent conflict, when crowds in the street could mean an ecstati ... more
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On the Move: A Life by Oliver Sacks - £9.99
An impassioned, tender and joyous memoir by the author of Musicophilia and The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat. When Oliver Sacks was twelve years old, a perceptive schoolmaster wrote in his report: 'Sacks will go far, if he does not go too far' ... more
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The Festival of Insignificance by Milan Kundera - £7.99
Casting light on the most serious of problems and at the same time saying not one serious sentence; being fascinated by the reality of the contemporary world and at the same time completely avoiding realism - that's The Festival of Insignificance. Re ... more
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The Japanese Lover by Isabel Allende - £7.99
From New York Times and internationally bestselling author Isabel Allende, an exquisitely crafted love story and multigenerational epic that sweeps from San Francisco in the present-day to Poland and the United States during the Second World War. ... more
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England's Dreaming: Sex Pistols and Punk Rock by Jon Savage - £12.99
Jon Savage's Ralph Gleason Award-winning England's Dreaming is the ultimate book on punk, its progenitors, the Sex Pistols, and their time: the late 1970s. Full of anedcote, insight, and exclusive interviews, it tells the sensational story of the met ... more
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Noonday by Pat Barker - £8.99
In Noonday, Pat Barker - the Man Booker-winning author of the definitive WWI trilogy, Regeneration - turns for the first time to WWII. 'Afterwards, it was the horses she remembered, galloping towards them out of the orange-streaked darkness, thei ... more
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Dead Funny: Encore by Johnny Mains and Robin Ince (Editors) - £8.99
What happens when mirth turns to murder? When the screams are not from joy, but flesh-ripping pain? Dead Funny: Encore is the second helping of monstrous tales from the brightest lights in UK comedy.   Award winners Robin Ince and Johnny Mains ... more
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Aurora by Kim Stanley Robinson - £8.99
Our voyage from Earth began generations ago. Now, we approach our destination. A new home. Aurora. Brilliantly imagined and beautifully told, Aurora is the work of a writer at the height of his powers. ... more
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City of Thorns: Nine Lives in the World's Largest Refugee Camp by Ben Rawlence - £9.99
To the charity workers, Dadaab refugee camp is a humanitarian crisis; to the Kenyan government, it is a 'nursery for terrorists'; to the western media, it is a dangerous no-go area; but to its half a million residents, it is their last resort.   ... more
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Spectacles: A Memoir by Sue Perkins - £7.99
Spectacles is the hilarious, creative and incredibly moving memoir from much loved comedian, writer and presenter Sue Perkins. When I began writing this book, I went home to see if my mum had kept some of my stuff. What I found was that she had ... more
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The Secret Footballer: Access All Areas by The Secret Footballer - £8.99
Forgive your enemies, they say. Keep their addresses and keep notes, I say.   In Access All Areas, you'll learn how to buy three Premier League points for just GBP25,000, what it's really like to face a Football Association disciplinary hearing, a ... more
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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell - £14.99
A special illustrated edition of the stunningly original and brilliant tale of London Below from storytelling genius Neil Gaiman and Children's Laureate Chris Riddell.  Discover Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman's extraordinary modern classic, illustra ... more
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Girls Will be Girls: Dressing Up, Playing Parts and Daring to Act Differently by Emer O'Toole - £8.99
Change the way you think about gender and feminism forever. With all the revolutionary zeal, laugh-out-loud humour and intelligence of Laura Bates, Caitlin Moran and Bell Hooks, Emer O'Toole explores what it really means to 'act like a girl'. Being ... more
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The Chimes by Anna Smaill - £8.99
A stunning debut composed of memory, music, love and freedom, The Chimes pulls you into a world that will captivate, enthral and inspire. A Bookseller Best Debut of 2015 One to Watch 2015 Huffington PostAn Amazon Rising Star "The Chimes is a ... more
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Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now by Ayaan Hirsi Ali - £8.99
Continuing her journey from a deeply religious Islamic upbringing to a post at Harvard, the brilliant, charismatic and controversial New York Times and Globe and Mail #1 bestselling author of Infidel and Nomad makes a powerful plea for a Muslim Refor ... more
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The Sick Bag Song by Nick Cave - £9.99
The Sick Bag Song chronicles Cave's journey with his band the Bad Seeds on a twenty-two-day, North American tour. It is a highly personal account that blends memories, musings, poetry, lyrics, flights of fancy and road journal.   Drawing inspi ... more
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The Watchmaker of Filigree Street by Natasha Pulley - £7.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE AUTHORS' CLUB BEST FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2016 SHORTLISTED FOR THE BETTY TRASK PRIZE 2016 FINALIST FOR THE LOCUS FIRST NOVEL AWARD 2016   An International Bestseller A Guardian Summer Read An Amazon Best Book of the Month ... more
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The Idea of Israel: A History of Power and Knowledge by Ilan Pappe - £9.99
A major new history of Zionism and Israel, by the renowned author of The Ethnic Cleansing of Palestine.   Since its foundation in 1948, Israel has drawn on Zionism, the movement behind its creation, to provide a sense of self and political dir ... more
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Winnie-the-Pooh's Little Book of Wisdom by A.A. Milne - £5.99
Winnie-the-Pooh's Little Book of Wisdom is a honeypot full of Wise Words and Useful Advice from the Bear of Very Little Brain. With topics ranging from the 'Art of Disguise' to 'Gastronomic Disappointment', this humorous book gives you Pooh's unique ... more
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The Trial of Roger Casement by Fionnuala Doran - £12.99
“The extraordinary life of Roger Casement: celebrated humanitarian and condemned Irish revolutionary”   In 1911, Roger Casement was knighted by King George V for his groundbreaking humanitarian work in Africa and South America. Five years late ... more
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Jakob's Colours by Lindsay Hawdon - £8.99
Inspired by the lost voices of the Romany Holocaust this heartbreaking and tender novel will appeal to readers who loved Sophie's Choice, Schindler's Ark and The Book Thief.   Austria, 1944. Jakob, a gypsy boy - half Roma, half Yenish - runs, ... more
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Saving Safa: Rescuing a Little Girl from FGM by Waris Dirie - £8.99
From the bestselling author of Desert Flower: the true story of saving a young girl from FGM.  Waris Dirie, the Somalia nomad who became a supermodel, and an anti-FGM activist, first came to the world's attention with the publication of her a ... more
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John le Carre: The Biography by Adam Sisman - £9.99
Over half a century since The Spy Who came in from the Cold made John le Carr a worldwide, bestselling sensation, David Cornwell, the man behind the pseudonym, remains an enigma. He has consistently quarried his life for his writing, and his novels ... more
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Headscarves and Hymens: Why the Middle East Needs a Sexual Revolution by Mona Eltahawy - £8.99
`A ground-breaking call to arms against misogyny in the Arab world by award-winning journalist Mona Eltahawy, author of Why Do They Hate Us?, the article which went viral and was debated around the globe. In November 2011, Mona Eltahawy came to wor ... more
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Jerusalem by Alan Moore - £25.00
In the half a square mile of decay and demolition that was England’s Saxon capital, eternity is loitering between the firetrap tower blocks. Embedded in the grubby amber of the district’s narrative among its saints, kings, prostitutes and derelic ... more
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The Shepherd's Life: A Tale of the Lake District by James Rebanks - £8.99
From James Rebanks, the Herdwick Shepherd, comes The Shepherd's Life, a story of the Lake District and its people which could redefine the literature of rural life. Some people's lives are entirely their own creations. James Rebanks' isn't. The ... more
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SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary Beard - £9.99
Sunday Times Top 10 Bestseller   Ancient Rome matters.Its history of empire, conquest, cruelty and excess is something against which we still judge ourselves. Its myths and stories - from Romulus and Remus to the Rape of Lucretia - still strik ... more
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Bookshops by Jorge Carrión - £16.99
A journey around the world by way of its best bookshops - the perfect present for book-lovers   Why do bookshops matter? How do they filter our ideas and literature? In this inventive and highly entertaining extended essay, Jorge Carrion takes ... more
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Angry White People: Coming Face-to-Face with the British Far Right by Hsiao-Hung Pai - £12.99
Theyve taken over our culture and our way of life. Britain for whites only. Islam is Britains biggest problem. These are not strange words in Britain today, nor are the irate faces of far right street mobs strangers to our screens. In this fa ... more
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The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country by Helen Russell - £8.99
When she was suddenly given the opportunity of a new life in rural Jutland, journalist and archetypal Londoner Helen Russell discovered a startling statistic: the happiest place on earth isn't Disneyland, but Denmark, a land often thought of by forei ... more
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The Silk Roads: A New History of the World by Peter Frankopan - £10.99
The sun is setting on the Western world. Slowly but surely, the direction in which the world spins has reversed: where for the last five centuries the globe turned westwards on its axis, it now turns to the east...   For centuries, fame and fo ... more
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Walking Away by Simon Armitage - £8.99
Not content with walking the Pennine Way as a modern day troubadour, an experience recounted in his bestselling and prize-winning Walking Home, the restless poet has followed up that journey with a walk of the same distance but through the very oppos ... more
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The Gap of Time: The Winter's Tale Retold by Jeanette Winterson - £8.99
"All of us have talismanic texts that we have carried around and that carry us around. I have worked with The Winters Tale in many disguises for many years... And I love cover versions "(Jeanette Winterson) The Winters Tale is one of Shakespear ... more
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Clothes, Music, Boys. by Viv Albertine - £8.99
In 1970, Viv Albertine knew she wanted to be in a band, but had never seen a woman play electric guitar. Seven years later, she was the guitarist in the hugely influential all-female punk band, the Slits. This is the story of how, through sheer will, ... more
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So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson - £8.99
From the Sunday Times top ten bestselling author of The Psychopath Test, a captivating and brilliant exploration of one of our world's most underappreciated forces: shame. 'It's about the terror, isn't it?' 'The terror of what?' I said. 'The te ... more
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