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Recommended Non-Fiction titles for Yuletide 2019!

The best of 2019 - over a hundred and fifty of our top non-fiction recommendations!

My Name Is Why: A Memoir - by Lemn Sissay - £16.99
How does a government steal a child and then imprison him? How does it keep it a secret? This story is how.  At the age of seventeen, after a childhood in a foster family followed by six years in care homes, Norman Greenwood was given his birth c ... more

Underland: A Deep Time Journey - by Robert Macfarlane - £20.00
The highly anticipated new book from the internationally bestselling, prize-winning author of Landmarks, The Lost Words and The Old Ways.   In Underland, Robert Macfarlane takes us on a journey into the worlds beneath our feet. From the ice-blue ... more

Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves - by Glory Edim - £14.99
Remember that moment when you first encountered a character who seemed to be written just for you? That feeling of belonging remains with readers the rest of their lives – but not everyone regularly sees themselves reflected on the pages of a book. ... more

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men - by Caroline Criado Perez - £16.99
THE #3 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER   Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives.   Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car acc ... more

March of the Lemmings: Brexit in Print & Performance 2016-2019 - by Stewart Lee - £14.99
As a Metropolitan Elitist Snowflake, Stewart Lee was disappointed by the Brexit referendum result of 2016. But he knew how to weaponise his inconvenience.  He would treat all his subsequent writing, until we left the EU, as interrelated episo ... more

Secret Liverpool: An Unusual Guide - by Mike Keating - £13.99
Discover for yourself the haunts of slave traders, privateers and press-gangs, the hideaway of a suspected assassin and the desecrated grave of a self-professed Jack the Ripper, track down the birthplace of rail travel and the oldest pavilion at a fi ... more

Revenge of the She-Punks: A Feminist Music History from Poly Styrene to Pussy Riot - by Vivien Goldman - £13.99
As an industry insider and pioneering post-punk musician, Vivien Goldman’s perspective on music journalism is unusually well-rounded. In Revenge of the She-Punks, she probes four themes—identity, money, love, and protest—to explore what makes p ... more

The Many Not The Few: An Illustrated History of Britain Shaped by the People - by Sean Michael Wilson and Robert Brown - £9.99
An old union rep, Joe, and his granddaughter, Arushi, spend a few pleasant days together going over the history of the labour movement. Over tea and sandwiches in his studio they consider the whole wide sweep and points of connection throughout histo ... more

Lost Connections: Why You're Depressed and How to Find Hope - by Johann Hari - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER.   From the New York Times bestselling author of Chasing the Scream, a radically new way of thinking about depression and anxiety   What really causes depression and anxiety – and how can we really solve them? Awar ... more

Lights In The Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe - by Daniel Trilling - £8.99
A mother who puts her children into a refrigerated lorry and asks, ‘What else could I do?’ A runaway teenager who comes of age on the streets and in abandoned buildings. A student who leaves his war ravaged country behind because he doesn’t wan ... more

How Poetry Can Change Your Heart - by Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley - £8.99
Poetry can transform: How can a poem transform a life? Could poetry change the world? In How Poetry Can Change Your Heart, spoken-word stars Andrea Gibson and Megan Falley roll out the welcome mat and prove that poetry is for everyone.  • Wheth ... more

Bullshit Jobs: A The Rise of Pointless Work And What We Can Do About It - by David Graeber - £9.99
Be honest: if your job didn't exist, would anybody miss it? Have you ever wondered why not? Up to 40% of us secretly believe our jobs probably aren't necessary. In other words: they are bullshit jobs. This book shows why, and what we can do about it. ... more

How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy Steps (Second Edition) - by Youssef El-Gingihy - £10.99
The blueprint that the government does not want you to see. The story of how your NHS was sold off and why you will have to buy private health insurance soon.  Events have spiralled since the first edition of How to Dismantle the NHS in 10 Easy ... more

Classic Albums by Women - by Classic Album Sundays - £18.00
Across the genres, across the generations, across the board, this book presents over one hundred inspirational albums by women, from top-selling hits to the indie and obscure.   Classic Album Sundays - the world's most popular album listening ... more

No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference - by Greta Thunberg - £2.99
The history-making, ground-breaking speeches of Greta Thunberg, the young activist who has become the voice of a generation.   'Everything needs to change. And it has to start today'   In August 2018 a fifteen-year-old Swedish girl, Gre ... more

The Making of a Liverpool Militant: The Life and Times of a Political Activist - by Tony Mulhearn - £10.00
Tony Mulhearn was expelled from the Labour Party by Kinnock, surcharged and removed from office by Thatcher, and sacked from his job by Rupert Murdoch, so, as he comments, he must have been doing something right!   In this book, Tony describes ... more

In Your Defence: Stories of Life and Law - by Sarah Langford - £8.99
"I loved this book. It made my heart sing. Written by a woman in the law with compassion, wit and legal know-how, these true life courtroom stories tell it like it is."(Helena Kennedy QC) Sarah Langford is a barrister. Her job is to stand in cou ... more

Notes to Self: Essays - by Emilie Pine - £9.99
THE EXTRAORDINARY #1 BESTSELLER - a word-of-mouth literary phenomenon.   'I am afraid of being the disruptive woman. And of not being disruptive enough. I am afraid. But I am doing it anyway.'  In this dazzling debut, Emilie Pine speak ... more

The Inner Level - by Richard Wilkinson and Kate Pickett - £9.99
The essential new book from the authors of the international bestseller The Spirit Level.  Why is the incidence of mental illness in the UK twice that in Germany? Why are Americans three times more likely than the Dutch to develop gambling proble ... more

This Is Not A Drill: An Extinction Rebellion Handbook - by Extinction Rebellion - £7.99
Extinction Rebellion are inspiring a whole generation to take action on climate breakdown. Now you can become part of the movement - and together, we can make history.   It's time. This is our last chance to do anything about the global climate ... more

Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen - by Sabrina Mahfouz (Editor) - £12.99
Smashing It celebrates the exceptional works and words of 31 leading working-class artists in Britain. Featuring writing, lyrics and images by Wiley, Maxine Peake, Malorie Blackman, Riz Ahmed and many more, it also includes reflections from artists o ... more

Born Lippy: How to Do Female - by Jo Brand - £8.99
HOLD MY CHIPS, THE WOMEN ARE REVOLTING! A darkly funny guide to life as a woman from Britain's favourite comedian.  Sometimes it's hard to be a woman and sometimes it's time to be a hard woman... This is a book for all those times.  Once upon ... more

Wild Signs and Star Paths - by Tristan Gooley - £9.99
Tristan Gooley, author of the internationally bestselling How To Read Water and The Walker’s Guide to Outdoor Clues & Signs, shows how it is possible to achieve a level of outdoors awareness that will enable you to sense direction from stars and pl ... more

Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals - by Stuart Heritage - £9.99
Funny and soothing: let Stuart Heritage tuck you in and read you a story about how everything is fine again.  Anxious? Angry? Waking up in the middle of the night to worry about plastic pollution, Brexit and why everything seems to be so horr ... more

In Extremis: The Life of War Correspondent Marie Colvin - by Lindsey Hilsum - £9.99
The gripping life story of the great war correspondent Marie Colvin told by one of her closest friends.  Winner of the James Tait Black Award  Marie Colvin was glamorous, hard-drinking, braver than the boys, with a troubled and racket ... more

Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2019 - by Various artists - £12.99
A hilarious companion to the year's political turmoil, featuring the work of Martin Rowson, Steve Bell, Peter Brookes, Nicola Jennings and many more...   2019 was the year of Brexit, obviously. But it was also the year that Donald Trump went h ... more

Odd Men Out: Male Homosexuality in Britain from Wolfenden to Gay Liberation, 1954 – 1970 - by John-Pierre Joyce - £10.99
Odd Men Out is a social, cultural and political history of gay men living in Britain during the 1950s and 1960s. It follows a chronological narrative and covers a number of thematic issues in detail, starting with the establishment of the government ... more

The Last Sanctuary in Aleppo - by Alaa Aljaleel by Diana Darke - £9.99
From Diana Darke, the acclaimed author of My House in Damascus and The Merchant of Syria, comes the extraordinary true story of a heroic ambulance driver who created a cat sanctuary in the midst of war-torn Aleppo.   “I’ll stay with them n ... more

What We're Told Not to Talk About (But We're Going to Anyway) - by Nimko Ali - £14.99
14 countries, 42 women, each with a story no one has heard before.   What do you do when you're living on the streets and on your period? What does it feel like to have a poo after you've given birth? How do we learn to love our bodies again a ... more

The Uninhabitable Earth: A Story of the Future - by David Wallace-Wells - £9.99
**SUNDAY TIMES AND THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER**   A Waterstones Paperback of the Year and shortlisted for the Foyles Book of the Year 2019  It is worse, much worse, than you think.   The slowness of climate change is a fairy tale, pe ... more

The Art of Mindful Reading: Embracing the Wisdom of Words - by Ella Berthoud - £10.99
The healing power of reading has been renowned since Aristotle; focus, flow and enlightenment can all be discovered through this universal act.   The Art of Mindful Reading embraces the joy of absorbing words on a page, encouraging a state of ... more

Peter Kennard: Visual Dissent - by Peter Kennard - £19.99
This fully illustrated anthology showcases key images from Peter Kennard's work as Britain's foremost political artist over the last fifty years.   The book centres around Kennard's images, photomontages and illustrations from protests, year b ... more

Wild Geese: A Collection of Nan Shepherd's Writing - by Nan Shepherd - £8.99
Nan Shepherd (1893 - 1981) published three novels between 1928 and 1933: The Quarry Wood, The Weatherhouse and A Pass in the Grampians – as well as a collection of poems: In the Cairngorms.  Her reputation grew exponentially with the 1977 publi ... more

MacTrump - by Ian Doescher and Jacopo della Quercia - £11.99
For readers craving a humorous antidote to the sound and the fury of American politics, this clever satire, written in iambic pentameter in the style of Shakespeare, wittily fictionalizes the events of the first two years of the Trump administration. ... more

Forever Frida: A Celebration of the Life, Art, Loves, Words, and Style of Frida Kahlo - by Kathy Cano-Murillo - £9.99
Revel in the enduring legacy of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo — from the self-portraits, to the flower crown, to her iconic eyebrows — with this fun and commemorative book!  With her colorful style, dramatic self-portraits, hardscrabble backstor ... more

Climate Justice: A Man-Made Problem With a Feminist Solution - by Mary Robinson - £9.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2018   Holding her first grandchild in her arms in 2003, Mary Robinson was struck by the uncertainty of the world he had been born into. Before his fiftieth birthday, he would share the planet with more th ... more

Why Bowie Matters - by Will Brooker - £12.99
A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life’s work and journey, and why he will always matter. &nb ... more

We Are Never Meeting in Real Life - by Samantha Irby - £9.99
If you haven’t already heard of Samantha Irby... where have you been?   In this painfully funny collection, Samantha Irby captures powerful emotional truths while chronicling the rubbish bin she calls her life. From an ill-fated pilgrimage t ... more

The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics - by Diarmaid Ferriter - £8.99
For the past two decades, you could cross the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic half a dozen times without noticing or, indeed, turning off the road you were travelling. It cuts through fields, winds back-and-forth across roads, and we ... more

How to Rig an Election - by Nic Cheeseman and Brian Klaas - £9.99
An engrossing analysis of the pseudo-democratic methods employed by despots around the world to retain control.  Contrary to what is commonly believed, authoritarian leaders who agree to hold elections are generally able to remain in power lo ... more

Led By Donkeys: How Four Friends with a Ladder Took on Brexit - by Led by Donkeys - £10.00
The official account – complete with full-colour illustrations – of how four ordinary people managed to expose the government’s hypocrisies through a nationwide guerrilla advertising campaign.  Seeking to highlight the hypocrisy of our poli ... more

Bad news for Labour: Antisemitism, the Party and Public Belief - by Greg Philo - £14.99
During the summer of 2018, numerous members of the Labour Party were accused of anti-Semitic behaviour by their detractors. The controversy reached fever pitch amid claims that the Labour Party had become 'institutionally racist' under the leadership ... more

The Hedgehog Handbook - by Sally Coulthard - £9.99
Hedgehogs, with their quiet determination and bristling, bumbling ways, are seen by many of one of life's most enduring symbols of the countryside and town gardens. This shy, snuffling, enigmatic animal has captured the imagination of children and ad ... more

How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest - by Sarah Corbett - £10.99
How to Be a Craftivist is a manifesto for quiet activism: how to tackle issues not with shouting and aggression but with gentle protest, using the process of ‘making’ to engage thoughtfully in the issues we are about, to influence and effect chan ... more

Boys Will Be Boys: Power, Patriarchy and Toxic Masculinity - by Clementine Ford - £12.99
The incendiary new book about toxic masculinity and misogyny from Clementine Ford, author of the best-selling feminist manifesto, Fight Like A Girl.   Fearless feminist heroine Clementine Ford's incendiary first book, Fight Like A Girl, is ta ... more

Heroic Failure: Brexit and the Politics of Pain - by Fintan O'Toole - £9.99
A fierce, mordantly funny and perceptive book about the act of national self-harm known as Brexit.  A great democratic country tears itself apart, and engages in the dangerous pleasures of national masochism. Trivial journalistic lies became far ... more

Others: Writers On the Power of Words to Help Us See Beyond Ourselves - by Charles Fernyhough (Editor) - £9.99
Writers celebrate the power of words to show us the world as others see it, raising funds for refugee and anti-hate charities.   Across the world, intolerance of otherness is growing: in Donald Trump’s America, in Brexit Britain and in a Europe ... more

Glastonbury 50 - by Michael and Emily Eavis - £30.00
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  Glastonbury 50 is the authorised, behind-the-scenes, inside story of the music festival that has become a true global phenomenon.  The story begins in 1970. The day after Jimi Hendrix's death... dairy farmer Micha ... more

Sensible Footwear: A Girl's Guide - by Kate Charlesworth - £17.99
Cartoonist Kate Charlesworth presents a glorious pageant of LGBTQI+ history, as she takes us on a PRIDE march past personal and political milestones from the 1950s to the present day. Peopled by a cast of gay icons such as Dusty Springfield, Billie J ... more

A Honeybee Heart Has Five Openings - by Helen Jukes - £8.99
A fascinating, insightful and inspiring account of a novice beekeeper's year of keeping honeybees, which will appeal to readers of H is For Hawk and The Outrun.  Entering her thirties, Helen Jukes feels trapped in an urban grind of office politic ... more

Crippled: Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People - by Frances Ryan - £12.99
The austerity crisis and threat to disability rights.   In austerity Britain, disabled people have become the favourite target. From social care to the benefits system, politicians and media alike have made the case Britain’s 12 million disa ... more

Bloc Life: Stories from the Lost World of Communism - by Peter Molloy - £9.99
There was life before the fall.   1989 was a year of astonishing and rapid change: the fall of the Berlin Wall marked the collapse of communism in Eastern Europe and an end to an entire way of life for millions of people behind the Iron Curtain. B ... more

Slay In Your Lane: The Black Girl Bible - by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené - £9.99
"Arguably the book for 2018"(Observer) The long-awaited, inspirational guide to life for a generation of black British women inspired to make lemonade out of lemons, and find success in every area of their lives.  Elle’s 12 addictive books you ... more

The Little Book of Brexit Bollocks - by Alistair Beaton and Tom Mitchelson - £4.99
If any event in recent British history has spawned more bollocks than Brexit, it is hard to remember when. Now, in a successor volume to the perennial bestsellers The Little Book of Complete Bollocks and The Little Book of Management Bollocks, comes ... more

North Korea Journal - by Michael Palin - £14.99
A glimpse of life inside the world’s most secretive country, as told by Britain’s best-loved travel writer.  In May 2018, former Monty Python stalwart and intrepid globetrotter Michael Palin spent two weeks in the notoriously secretive De ... more

Fabulosa! The Story of Polari, Britain's Secret Gay Language - by Paul Baker - £15.99
Polari is a language that was used chiefly by gay men in the first half of the twentieth century. At a time when being gay could result in criminal prosecution – or worse – Polari offered its speakers a degree of public camouflage, a way of expre ... more

Posh Boys: How English Public Schools Ruin Britain - by Robert Verkaik - £10.99
In Britain today, the government, judiciary and military are all led by an elite who attended private school. Under their watch, our society has become increasingly divided and the gap between rich and poor is now greater than ever before. Is this th ... more

The Displaced: Refugee Writers on Refugee Lives - by Viet Thanh Nguyen - £10.99
Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Sympathizer Viet Thanh Nguyen called on 17 fellow refugee writers from across the globe to shed light on their experiences, and the result is The Displaced, a powerful dispatch from the individual lives behind c ... more

Private Eye Annual 2019 - by Ian Hislop (Editor) - £9.99
The Private Eye Annual 2019 presents the year's best cartoons, jokes, parodies and topical sketches from the UK's most successful satirical news and current affairs magazine.   The Private Eye Annual remains a perennial Christmas bestseller, ... more

Yay! You're Gay! Now What? A Gay Boy's Guide to Life - by Riyadh Khalaf - £8.99
Yay! You're gay! Or maybe you're bi. Or maybe you just feel different... in time, that difference will become the greatest gift you could ask for. It will bring you love, a sense of identity, a new community, and eventually the freedom to be yourself ... more

After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response - by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins, Nadine El-Enany (Editors) - £16.99
On the 14th June 2017, a fire engulfed a tower block in West London, seventy-two people lost their lives and hundreds of others were left displaced and traumatised. The Grenfell Tower fire is the epicentre of a long history of violence enacted by gov ... more

On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal - by Naomi Klein - £20.00
For more than twenty years Naomi Klein's books have defined our era, chronicling the exploitation of people and the planet and demanding justice. On Fire gathers for the first time more than a decade of her impassioned writing from the frontline of c ... more

To Obama: A People's History - by Jeanne Marie Laskas - £9.99
One of the most important politics books of the year, To Obama is a record of a time when politics intersected with empathy.   Every day, President Obama received ten thousand letters from ordinary American citizens. Every night, he read ten of th ... more

Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About The World - And Why Things Are Better Than You Think - by Hans Rosling, Ola Rosling, and Anna Rosling Rönnlund - £9.99
A timely, short and essential book about the power of facts in a post-truth world, by late international sensation Hans Rosling ('a true inspiration' - Bill Gates) and his long-term collaborators Ola and Anna.   Factfulness: The stress-reducing ha ... more

Afropean: Notes from Black Europe - by Johny Pitts - £20.00
A Guardian Best Book of 2019 so far.  'Afropean. Here was a space where blackness was taking part in shaping European identity ... A continent of Algerian flea markets, Surinamese shamanism, German Reggae and Moorish castles. Yes, all this was pa ... more

Where's Bowie? Search for David Bowie in Berlin, Studio 54, Outer Space and more... - by Kev Gahan - £9.99
This book is a reverent and interactive homage to David Bowie, with dense illustrations of the many real and imagined universes of his own making.   Hidden somewhere on each of Whereʼs Bowie?ʼs double page spreads, a Bowie is patiently waiti ... more

Marx, Capital and the Madness of Economic Reason - by David Harvey - £9.99
Marx's Capital is one of the most important texts of the modern era. The three volumes, published between 1867 and 1883, changed the destiny of countries, politics and people across the world - and continue to resonate today. In this book, David Harv ... more

The Three Dimensions of Freedom - by Billy Bragg - £6.00
At a time when opinion trumps facts and truth is treated as nothing more than another perspective, free speech has become a battleground. While authoritarians and algorithms threaten democracy, we argue over who has the right to speak.  To pr ... more

Trans Britain: Our Long Journey from the Shadows - by Christine Burns (Editor) - £9.99
Over the last five years, transgender people have seemed to burst into the public eye: Time declared 2014 a 'trans tipping point', while American Vogue named 2015 'the year of trans visibility'. From our television screens to the ballot box, transgen ... more

The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Tour of Britain - by Orion Publishing Co - £14.99
The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Book was the biggest-selling puzzle book of 2018. And now it is back, with brand new maps, and bigger and better brainteasers!   In The Ordnance Survey Puzzle Tour of Britain map your way around Britain in 40 new reg ... more

Amazons, Abolitionists, and Activists: A Graphic History of Women's Fight for Their Rights - by Mikki Kendall, illustrated by A. D’Amico - £15.99
A bold and gripping graphic history of the fight for women’s rights.   The ongoing struggle for women’s rights has spanned human history, touched nearly every culture on Earth, and encompassed a wide range of issues, such as the right to v ... more

Common People: An Anthology of Working-Class Writers - by Kit de Waal (Editor) - £9.99
Working-class stories are not always tales of the underprivileged and dispossessed.  Common People is a collection of essays, poems and memoir written in celebration, not apology: these are narratives rich in barbed humour, reflecting the dep ... more

Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers: Find Your Inner Universe - by Mark Westmoquette - £6.99
Noticing the wonders of the night skies can foster a sense of curiosity, awe and deep interconnectedness like nothing else on Earth!   Mindful Thoughts for Stargazers presents a constellation of meditations on how the mysteries of the outer un ... more

Calypso - by David Sedaris - £9.99
If you've ever laughed your way through David Sedaris's cheerfully misanthropic stories, you might think you know what you're getting with Calypso. You'd be wrong.  When he buys a beach house on the Carolina coast, Sedaris envisions long, rel ... more

Why You Should Read Children's Books, Even Though You Are So Old and Wise - by Katherine Rundell - £5.00
Katherine Rundell – Fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and prize-winning author of five novels for children – explores how children's books ignite, and can re-ignite, the imagination; how children's fiction, with its unabashed emotion and playf ... more

Vegan Christmas Feasts - by Jackie Kearney - £9.99
Inspired meat-free recipes for the festive season.  Everyone will love these vegan ideas devised for Christmas. The clever plant-based recipes are designed to be crowd-pleasing and properly festive and as well as being meat-free and dairy-free, t ... more

Michael Rosen's Book of Play! - by Michael Rosen - £14.99
When did you last make time for play?  Today, we don’t get nearly enough play in our lives. At school, kids are drilled on exams, while at home we’re glued to our phones and screens. Former children’s laureate and bestselling author, Mi ... more

Little Boy - by Lawrence Ferlinghetti - £14.99
Little Boy was quite lost. He had no idea who he was or where he had come from... Grown Boy came into his own voice and let loose his word-horde pent-up within him.  From growing up as an orphan in 1920s New York, to serving in the Navy at the D- ... more

Mother Country: Real Stories of the Windrush Children - by Charlie Brinkhurst-Cuff - £9.99
A leading new exploration of the Windrush generation, featuring David Lammy and Lenny Henry.  Britain was known as the Mother Country: a home away from home; a place that you would be welcomed with open arms; a land where you were free to build a ... more

Brexit Without The Bullshit: The Facts on Food, Jobs, Schools, and the NHS - by Gavin Esler - £8.99
From strawberries to passports, Gavin Esler presents a no-bullshit guide to the most momentous change in British life for decades.   In seven succinct chapters, the BBC TV veteran sets out how leaving the European Union will affect:  ... more

Sunny Side Up: A Story of Kindness and Joy - by Susan Calman - £9.99
In 2017 Susan Calman danced her way into our hearts on Strictly Come Dancing. Her enthusiasm and absolute joy at being part of the show and learning to dance, brought sunshine into 11M homes every Saturday night.   Buoyed by the mental upgrade Susa ... more

The Big Hippo Guide To Democracy, Referendums, General Elections (And All That) - by Bob Marshall Andrews and Martin Rowson - £8.99
The world of Westminster laid bare in cool, understated prose brimming with irony and seen through Martin Rowson’s sharp, satirical eye. What happens when your referendum goes haywire, your election fails to deliver and lies, truth and fake-news ba ... more

The Long '68: Radical Protest and Its Enemies - by Richard Vinen - £10.99
1968 saw an extraordinary range of protests across much of the western world. Some of these were genuinely revolutionary - around ten million French workers went on strike and the whole state teetered on the brink of collapse. Others were more easily ... more

The Lies That Bind: Rethinking Identity - by Kwame Anthony Appiah - £9.99
We often think identity is personal. But the identities that shape the world, our struggles, and our hopes, are social ones, shared with countless others. Our sense of self is shaped by our family, but also by affiliations that spread out from there, ... more

The Wind in My Hair: My Fight for Freedom in Modern Iran - by Masih Alinejad - £9.99
BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK   This memoir is the extraordinary story of how one Iranian woman overcame enormous adversity to fight for what she truly believed and founded a major movement for women around the world with the simple removal of her ... more

A Little Gay History of Wales - by Daryl Leeworthy - £11.99
A Little Gay History of Wales tells the compelling story of Welsh LGBT life from the Middle Ages to the present day.   Drawing on a rich array of archival sources from across Britain, together with oral testimony and material culture, this pionee ... more

The Secret Life of Snow - by Giles Whittell - £8.99
How many snowflakes does it take to build a snowman? Where is the snowiest place on Earth? When will the last snowflake fall?   Snow has a lot in common with religion.   It comes from heaven. It changes everything. It creates an alternative r ... more

I Love the Bones of You: My Father And The Making Of Me - by Christopher Eccleston - £20.00
Be it as Nicky Hutchinson in Our Friends In The North, Maurice in The A Word, or his reinvention of Doctor Who, one man, in life and death, has accompanied Christopher Eccleston every step of the way – his father Ronnie. In I Love The Bones Of You, ... more

Protest: Britain on the March - by Mirrorpix - £12.99
"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."(Margaret Mead) Britain was built on protest. From Magna Carta to the suffragettes, the Peasants’ Revolt to ... more

Now We Have Your Attention: The New Politics of the People - by Jack Shenker - £16.99
"One of the most important and compelling books I've ever read, by one of Britain's most gifted writers. If you want to understand why we are in this crisis, listen to the voices all too often airbrushed from the political conversation"(Owen Jones) ... more

Why Women Have Better Sex Under Socialism: And Other Arguments for Economic Independence - by Kristen Ghodsee - £8.99
The argument of this book can be summed up succinctly: unregulated capitalism is bad for women, and if we adopt some ideas from socialism, women will have better lives.  If done properly, socialism leads to economic independence, better labour co ... more

Like A Thief In Broad Daylight: Power in the Era of Post-Humanity - by Slavoj Žižek - £9.99
In our brave new world of Big Tech, work is automated and money melts into air. What comes next as the global capitalist edifice crumbles? Slavoj Žižek shows how the answer is already stealing into sight, like a thief in broad daylight. What we mus ... more

A Love Letter to Europe: An Outpouring of Love and Sadness from Our Writers, Thinkers and Artists - by Various writers - £16.99
Great writers, artists, musicians and thinkers in British life say what Europe means to them: an outpouring of love and sadness. With pieces from Frank Cottrell Boyce, Melvyn Bragg, Margaret Drabble, Alan Hollinghurst, Will Hutton, Holly Johnson, Pen ... more

Peterloo: The Story of the Manchester Massacre - by Jacqueline Riding - £8.99
"A superb account of one of the defining moments in modern British history"(Tristram Hunt) On a hot late summer's day, a crowd of 60,000 gathered in St Peter's Field. They came from all over Lancashire – ordinary working-class men, women and chi ... more

This is Us: Black British Women and Girls - by Kafayat Okanlawon - £9.99
This is Us captures a lifetime of lived experiences from Black British women, retelling their stories of challenges and hardships, triumphs and strengths. Collected by Kafayat Okanlawon from strangers, acquaintances, friends and family, the book ties ... more

Can We All Be Feminists? - by June Eric-Udorie (Editor) - £9.99
"The intersectional feminist anthology we all need to read" (Bustle), edited by a remarkable and inspiring nineteen-year-old activist who the BBC named one of 100 "inspirational and influential women" of 2016.   Why is it difficult for so many wom ... more

The Heart of a Boy: Celebrating the Strength and Spirit of Boyhood - by Kate T. Parker - £13.99
It’s time to celebrate boys.  Against the backdrop of a growing national conversation about how to raise sons to become good people, Kate T. Parker is leading the way by turning her lens on boys. Author of the bestselling book about girls Str ... more

The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography - by Benjamin Zephaniah - £9.99
*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*  Benjamin Zephaniah, who has travelled the world for his art and his humanitarianism, now tells the one story that encompasses it all: the story of his life.   In the early 1980s when punks and Rastas were on the ... more

How to Be Human: The Manual - by Ruby Wax - £8.99
*FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF FRAZZLED* "A three way encounter between a Monk, a neuroscientist and Ruby Wax sounds like the set up for a joke. Instead it's produced one of the most fascinating, intriguing and informative books about mi ... more

Surfacing - by Kathleen Jamie - £12.99
A new and highly anticipated collection of essays from the award-winning author of Sightlines.  Under the ravishing light of an Alaskan sky, objects are spilling from the thawing tundra linking a Yup'ik village to its hunter-gatherer past. In ... more

Protest and Power: The Battle For The Labour Party - by David Kogan - £20.00
Labour has shifted from the New Left, to New Labour, to Corbynista Labour. Now, it may see power again with a most unlikely group of activists from the 1970s, becoming the fourth generation to win power since 1945.   Only Clement Attlee, Harol ... more

I Am the Border, So I Am - by @BorderIrish - £9.99
‘The iceberg always blinks at the last minute.’ – @BorderIrish   ‘I was living the quiet life, watching the traffic and the sheep go by and then Brexit came along and I listened to people dismissing my importance. I could see the dange ... more

Lonely Planet's Ultimate Travel Quiz Book - by Lonely Planet - £7.99
Pit your worldly wits against family and friends, or just challenge yourself, with this ultimate travel trivia book. With head-scratching questions on everything from geography and culture to history, wildlife and transport, it’s a fun and challeng ... more

No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir - by Ani DiFranco - £20.00
A memoir by the celebrated singer-songwriter and social activist Ani DiFranco.  In her new memoir, No Walls and the Recurring Dream, Ani DiFranco recounts her early life from a place of hard-won wisdom, combining personal expression, the power of ... more

The Little Red Book of Klopp - by Giles Elliott - £9.99
'I told my players during the break: Since we're here anyway, we might actually play a bit of football.'  The Little Red Book of Klopp celebrates the best witticisms, sayings, and insults from Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp, accompanied by illus ... more

Cats on Catnip - by Andrew Marttila - £9.99
Cats enjoying catip! Professional animal photographer Andrew Marttila has captured wonderful split-second images of a variety of cats enjoying catnip (Nepeta cataria), which contains the oil nepetalactone. This non-addictive, harmless stimulant produ ... more

A Jewdas Haggadah - by Jewdas - £12.99
A satirical, political and downright hilarious take on a Jewish tradition.   This authorised yet heretical Haggadah from the infamous Jewdas collective propagates a multitude of dangerous ideas such as anarcho-socialism, the dismantling of na ... more

Our Place: Can We Save Britain's Wildlife Before It Is Too Late? - by Mark Cocker - £9.99
A radical examination of Britain's relationship with the land by one of our greatest nature writers.  Environmental thought and politics have become parts of mainstream cultural life in Britain. The wish to protect wildlife is now a central goal ... more

The Guilty Feminist - by Deborah Frances-White - £8.99
In 2015 I described myself as 'guilty feminist' for the first time. My goals were noble but my concerns were trivial. I desperately wanted to close the pay gap, but I also wanted to look good sitting down naked.   A funny, joyful, frank and inspir ... more

Sex, Power, Money - by Sara Pascoe - £14.99
Award-winning comedian Sara Pascoe turns her attention to the things that really matter to humans – sex, power and money.  Following her hit book Animal, Sara Pascoe decides to confront her fear of the male libido, and turns her attention to th ... more

Trump v Trump - by Seven Dials - £6.99
Can you tell the Trumpisms from the hot air?!?!  The big bad media just keeps on spreading tall tales, but at long last here is a book that can help you hone your skills of fishing the truth from the lies! On each page of this book, you’ll ... more

The Stopping Places: A Journey Through Gypsy Britain - by Damian Le Bas - £8.99
*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*  'I needed to get to the stopping places, so I needed to get on the road. It was the road where I might at last find out where I belonged.'   Damian Le Bas grew up surrounded by Gypsy history. His great-grandmoth ... more

The Body: A Guide for Occupants - by Bill Bryson - £25.00
‘We spend our whole lives in one body and yet most of us have practically no idea how it works and what goes on inside it. The idea of the book is simply to try to understand the extraordinary contraption that is us.’  Bill Bryson sets of ... more

A Seat at the Table: Interviews With Women on the Frontline of Music - by Amy Raphael - £14.99
Interviews with women on the frontline of music, from Kate Tempest to Maggie Rogers, Christine and the Queens to Ibeyi.   Writer and critic Amy Raphael has interviewed some of the world’s most iconic musicians, including Courtney Love, Patti Smi ... more

Feel Free: Essays - by Zadie Smith - £9.99
The one and only Zadie Smith, prize-winning, bestselling author of Swing Time and White Teeth, is back with a second unmissable collection of essays   No subject is too fringe or too mainstream for the unstoppable Zadie Smith. From social media to ... more

The Older Person's Guide to New Stuff - by Mark Leigh - £9.99
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR THE OLDER PERSON IN YOUR LIFE!  A handy guide for anyone who says, ‘The Facebook’ or ‘The Google’ or who asks, ‘Do they deliver emails on Sunday?’ This is a book for the elderly and not-so-elderly who are bamb ... more

There Is No Planet B: A Handbook for the Make or Break Years - by Mike Berners-Lee - £9.99
Feeding the world, climate change, biodiversity, antibiotics, plastics - the list of concerns seems endless. But what is most pressing, what are the knock-on effects of our actions, and what should we do first? Do we all need to become vegetarian? Ho ... more

It's Not OK to Feel Blue (and Other Lies): Inspirational people open up about their mental health - by Scarlett Curtis (Curator) - £14.99
Last year, Scarlett Curtis and 52 inspirational women wrote an extraordinary anthology on what feminism means to them. The book went on to be a cultural phenomenon and turned the world Pink.  This year, it's Blue.   We are living in th ... more

There She Goes: Liverpool, A City on Its Own: The Long Decade 1979-1993 - by Simon Hughes - £20.00
Liverpool was once one of the greatest cities in the British empire but it no longer feels like it is in England, if it ever did. It had retreated as a significant port after the Second World War and by 1979, it was already on the brink. What it need ... more

Michelle Obama: Quotes to Live By - by Michelle Obama - £5.99
Michelle Obama: Quotes to Live By is a life-affirming collection of over 170 quotes from one of the world's most admired and respected public figures. As a student, she excelled; as a lawyer, she rose through the ranks; as a mother, she inspired an ... more

Walks in the Wild: A Guide Through the Forest - by Peter Wohlleben - £14.99
Can you tell the difference between wolf and dog prints? Which trees are best to shelter under a storm?How do you tell a deciduous and coniferous tree apart?   Bestselling author of The Hidden Life of Trees, Peter Wohlleben, lets you in on ... more

The Biggest Prison on Earth: A History of the Occupied Territories - by Ilan Pappe - £12.99
Shortlisted for the Palestine Book Awards 2017   A powerful, groundbreaking history of the Occupied Territories from one of Israel's most influential historians.   From the author of the bestselling study of the 1948 War of Independence ... more

Straight Outta Crawley: Memoirs of a Distinctly Average Human Being - by Romesh Ranganathan - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER   Straight Outta Crawley is the hilarious and irreverent autobiography from comedian Romesh Ranganathan.  At the age of 9, Romesh Ranganathan delivered his first ever stand-up set at a Pontin's holiday camp talent c ... more

I'm a Joke and So Are You: Reflections on Humour and Humanity - by Robin Ince - £8.99
Evening Standard’s the Best Comedy Books of the Year, 2018 Skinny’s Book of the Year, 2018   What better way to understand ourselves than through the eyes of comedians – those who professionally examine our quirks on stage daily? In this ... more

Turning the Boat for Home: A Life Writing About Nature - by Richard Mabey - £18.99
For five decades Richard Mabey has been a pioneering voice in modern nature writing. From the rediscovery of foraging that led to Food for Free, through his groundbreaking expeditions in the 'edgelands' in the 1970s, to his reflections on the musical ... more

Europe's Fault Lines: Racism and the Rise of the Right - by Liz Fekete - £10.99
An expansive investigation into the relationship between contemporary states and the far-right.   It is clear that the right is on the rise, but after Brexit, the election of Donald Trump and the spike in popularity of extreme-right parties across ... more

Municipal Dreams: The Rise and Fall of Council Housing - by John Boughton - £9.99
A narrative history of council housing - from slums to the Grenfell Tower.   Urgent, timely and compelling, Municipal Dreams brilliantly brings the national story of housing to life.   In this landmark reappraisal of council housing, historian ... more

Rise Up Women! The Remarkable Lives of the Suffragettes - by Diane Atkinson - £12.99
Marking the centenary of female suffrage, this definitive history charts women's fight for the vote through the lives of those who took part, in a timely celebration of an extraordinary struggle.  An Observer Pick of 2018 A New Statesman Book of ... more

A Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations - by Toni Morrison - £20.00
A vital new non-fiction collection from one of the most celebrated and revered writers of our time.  ‘Word-work is sublime, she thinks, because it is generative; it makes meaning that secures our difference, our human difference—the way i ... more

East of Croydon: Blunderings through India and South East Asia - by Sue Perkins - £8.99
Follow Sue Perkins' extraordinary adventures across southern Asia in this fabulously funny travelling tale.   'A few years ago I was asked if I'd like to make a documentary on the Mekong River, travelling from the vast delta in Vietnam to the rem ... more

Feminism for the 99%: A Manifesto - by Cinzia Arruzza, Tithi Bhattacharya, and Nancy Fraser - £7.99
From three of the organizers of the International Women’s Strike: a manifesto for when “leaning in” is not enough.   Unaffordable housing, poverty wages, healthcare, climate change, border policing; not the issues you ordinarily hear fem ... more

Cunk on Everything: The Encyclopedia Philomena - by Philomena Cunk - £9.99
A parody encyclopedia from the star of Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe and Cunk on Christmas.  In the olden days, people used to learn about things from encyclopedias. And that was really good, because you could read it, and learn it, then you co ... more

Ground Work: Writings on People and Places - by Tim Dee (Editor) - £9.99
The essential and defining new collection of the best British nature writing.  ‘Tim Dee has brought together a wonderous array of talent for this life-affirming, often magical anthology’ Observer   We are living in the anthropocene – an ... more

The Art Puzzle Book - by Susie Hodge and Dr. Gareth Moore - £14.99
THINK YOU KNOW BOSCH FROM BOTTICELLI? MONDRIAN FROM MIRO? THINK AGAIN...  The Art Puzzle Book turns art history on its head by testing your brainpower and perception on some the world's most iconic paintings. Journey from ancient Egypt to 198 ... more

Solitary: Unbroken by Four Decades in Solitary Confinement. My Story of Transformation and Hope - by Albert Woodfox - £12.99
Solitary is the unforgettable life story of a man who served more than four decades in solitary confinement — in a 6-foot by 9-foot cell, 23 hours a day, in notorious Angola prison in Louisiana — all for a crime he did not commit. That Albert Woo ... more

The Order of Time - by Carlo Rovelli - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES NUMBER ONE BESTSELLER  The bestselling author of Seven Brief Lessons on Physics takes us on an enchanting, consoling journey to discover the meaning of time.  'We are time. We are this space, this clearing opened by the trace ... more

Tastes of Honey: The Making of Shelagh Delaney and a Cultural Revolution - by Selina Todd - £18.99
The ground-breaking, firebrand playwright who changed our cultural and social landscape and put working-class lives centre stage.   On 27 May 1958, A Taste of Honey opened in a small fringe theatre in London. Written by a nineteen-year-old bus ... more

The Liverpool Art Book: The City Through the Eyes Of its Artists - by Emma Bennett (Editor) - £14.99
The Liverpool Art Book is a tribute to one of the UK’s most iconic cities.   An impressive artistic collection taking the reader on a tour through the colourful spirit of Liverpool and its history: inspired by its vibrant, modern buildings ... more

A Ladybird Book About Donald Trump - by Jason Hazeley and Joel Morris - £7.99
A charming introduction to the President of the United States, the important jobs he has to do, and the friends he's made all over the world.   'Anyone can grow up to become the President. Or they can become President first and think about gr ... more

Engines of Privilege: Britain's Private School Problem - by David Kynaston and Francis Green - £9.99
Britain's private, fee-paying schools are institutions where children from affluent families have their privileges further entrenched through a high-quality, richly-resourced education. Engines of Privilege contends that, in a society that mouths the ... more

Migrations: Open Hearts, Open Borders - by Various artists - £9.99
From all over the world, picture book illustrators sent original images and personal messages, in postcard form, for Migrations, an exhibition at the Biennial of Illustration, Bratislava, in 2017, curated by the University of Worcester's Internationa ... more

Buzz: The Nature and Necessity of Bees - by Thor Hanson - £9.99
BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK JULY 2018   Bees are like oxygen: ubiquitous, essential, and, for the most part, unseen. While we might overlook them, they lie at the heart of relationships that bind the human and natural worlds.   In Buzz, t ... more

Made In Scotland: My Grand Adventures in a Wee Country - by Billy Connolly - £8.99
All roads lead home.   ‘After my knighthood was announced, a woman from the BBC came to Glasgow to interview me. We sat down in a lovely hotel in a nice part of town, and she hit me with her first question: “This must mean a lot to you, with y ... more

To Throw Away Unopened - by Viv Albertine - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2018   What was I fighting for? Even now I’m not sure. Something so old and so deep, it has no words, no shape, no logic.   Every memoir is a battle between reality and invention - but in her follow up to ... more

Talking to My Daughter About the Economy: A Brief History of Capitalism - by Yanis Varoufakis - £8.99
Yanis Varoufakis, the bestselling author of Adults in the Room, uses personal stories and famous myths to explain what economics is and why it has the power to change our world.  Why is there so much inequality? In this intimate and accessible bo ... more

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - by Akala - £8.99
A searing modern polemic from the BAFTA- and MOBO-award-winning musician and political commentator, Akala.  From the first time he was stopped and searched as a child, to the day he realised his mum was white, to his first encounters with racist ... more

Bad Girls: The Rebels and Renegades of Holloway Prison - by Caitlin Davies - £10.99
Society has never known what to do with its rebellious women.   Those who defied expectations about feminine behaviour have long been considered dangerous and unnatural, and ever since the Victorian era they have been removed from public view, loc ... more

Ayoade On Top - by Richard Ayoade - £12.99
At last, the definitive book about perhaps the best cabin crew dramedy ever filmed: View From the Top starring Gwyneth Paltrow.   In Ayoade on Top, Richard Ayoade, perhaps one of the most ‘insubstantial’ people of our age, takes us on a jo ... more

Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women's Rights - Then and Now - by Helen Pankhurst - £9.99
Why is it taking so long? Despite huge progress since the suffragette campaigns and wave after wave of feminism, women are still fighting for equality.  Why will we have to wait until 2069 for the gender pay gap to disappear in the UK? Why, in 20 ... more

Gentleman Jack: The Real Anne Lister - by Anne Choma - £8.99
'There are more ways than one of being happy… I am living proof of this.'   Anne Lister was remarkable. Fearless, charismatic and determined to explore her lesbian sexuality, she forged her own path in a society that had no language to defin ... more

A Normal Family: Everyday Adventures With Our Autistic Son - by Henry Normal - £9.99
Johnny is nineteen. He likes music, art and going to the beach. He is also autistic - in his case that means he will probably never get a job, never have a girlfriend, never leave home. And over the last nineteen years this is what his father, TV pro ... more

Vagina: A Re-Education - by Lynn Enright - £14.99
Winner of the Hearst Big Book Awards, 2019 – Women’s Health‘s Book of the Year.  From earliest childhood, girls are misled about their bodies, encouraged to describe their genitalia with cute and silly names rather than anatomically cor ... more

The Cut Out Girl: A Story of War and Family, Lost and Found - by Bart van Es - £9.99
Little Lien wasn't taken from her Jewish parents - she was given away in the hope that she might be saved. Hidden and raised by a foster family in Amsterdam during the Nazi occupation, she survived the war only to find that her real parents had not. ... more

Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and Survival - by Cash Carraway - £14.99
“Everyone has their price. It’s just not always monetary. Mine is though. 20 quid.”  Single mum. ‘Stain on society’. Caught in a poverty trap. It’s a luxury to afford morals and if you’re Cash Carraway, you do what you can to survi ... more

Rule Britannia: Brexit and the End of Empire - by Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson - £12.99
Things fall apart when empires crumble. This time, we think, things will be different. They are not. This time, we are told, we will become great again. We will not.  In Rule Britannia, Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson argue that the vote to ... more

Year of the Monkey - by Patti Smith - £12.99
From the National Book Award-winning author of Just Kids and M Train, a profound, beautifully realized memoir in which dreams and reality are vividly woven into a tapestry of one transformative year.   Following a run of New Year's concerts at ... more

Jailbirds: Lessons from a Women's Prison - by Mim Skinner - £16.99
Darkly funny, heartbreakingly poignant and stark in its revelations about the UK’s attitude towards people on the fringes of society and women in general, JAILBIRDS is this year’s book you need to read.   “Did you know:  – that ... more

Always Look on the Bright Side of Life: A Sortabiography - by Eric Idle - £8.99
From the ingenious comic performer, founding member of Monty Python, and creator of Spamalot, comes an absurdly funny memoir of unparalleled wit and heartfelt candour.  We know him best for his unforgettable roles on Monty Python - from the Flyin ... more

How to Give Up Plastic: Simple Steps to Living Consciously on Our Blue Planet - by Will McCallum - £6.99
As read by James Corden, Fearne Cotton, Jim Chapman and Dougie Poytner.   'We have a responsibility, every one of us' David Attenborough   Around 12.7 million tonnes of plastic are entering the ocean every year, killing over 1 million seabirds ... more

Don't Hold My Head Down - by Lucy-Anne Holmes - £14.99
Don't Hold My Head Down is a memoir about sex. It starts with the author having a disappointing, drunken wank to internet porn, and ends with her having day-long orgasms and taking on the most powerful newspaper in the country.  In her mid-thirt ... more

Notes on a Nervous Planet - by Matt Haig - £9.99
The follow-up to the number one Sunday Times bestseller Reasons to Stay Alive.  The world is messing with our minds.  Rates of stress and anxiety are rising. A fast, nervous planet is creating fast and nervous lives. We are more connected, yet ... more

The Future Starts Here: Adventures in the Twenty-First Century - by John Higgs - £20.00
‘The future hasn’t happened yet. The idea that our civilisation is doomed is not established fact. It is a story we tell ourselves.’   In the 1980s, we gave up on the future. When we look ahead now, we imagine economic collapse, environm ... more

The Beekeeper of Sinjar - by Dunya Mikhail - £8.99
In The Beekeeper of Sinjar, the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail tells the harrowing stories of women from across Iraq who have managed to escape the clutches of ISIS. Since 2014, ISIS has been persecuting the Yazidi people, killing or ens ... more

William Blake Now: Why He Matters More Than Ever - by John Higgs - £5.99
The visionary poet and painter William Blake is a constant presence throughout contemporary culture – from videogames to novels, from sporting events to political rallies and from horror films to designer fashion. Although he died nearly 200 years ... more

Who Am I, Again? - by Lenny Henry - £20.00
***BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week***   How do you beat the bullies and the bigots? Here's how.   The heart-breaking, inspirational (and very funny) story of the man who overcame so much, and won a very special place in a nation's heart. ... more

"I Will Not Be Erased": Our Stories About Growing Up as People of Colour - by gal-dem - £7.99
Fourteen joyous, funny and life-affirming essays from gal-dem, the award-winning magazine created by young women and non-binary people of colour.   gal-dem, the award-winning online and print magazine, is created by women and non-binary people ... more

The Gentle Art of Tramping - by Stephen Graham - £12.99
Know how to tramp and you know how to live… Know how to meet your fellow-wanderer, how to be passive to the beauty of nature and how to be active to its wildness and its rigour.   The tramp is a friend of society; a seeker, they pay their wa ... more

Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain's Youth - by Nikesh Shukla and Sammy Jones (Editors) - £9.99
Young people in this country are facing a chasm of doubt and instability. Mental health problems are widespread, university fees are rising, job opportunities are drying up, and the prospect of ever owning a home is increasingly out of reach. But thi ... more

A Chip Shop in Poznan: My Unlikely Year in Poland - by Ben Aitken - £12.99
WARNING: CONTAINS AN UNLIKELY IMMIGRANT, AN UNSUNG COUNTRY, A BUMPY ROMANCE, SEVERAL SHATTERED PRECONCEPTIONS, TRACES OF INSIGHT, A DOZEN NUNS AND A REFERENDUM.  Not many Brits move to Poland to work in a fish and chip shop. Fewer still come ... more

Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being - by Paul Mason - £20.00
A passionate defence of humanity and a work of radical optimism from the international bestselling author of Postcapitalism.  How do we preserve what makes us human in an age of uncertainty? Are we now just consumers shaped by market forces? ... more

What Would Boudicca Do? Everyday Problems Solved by History's Most Remarkable Women - by Elizabeth Foley and Beth Coates - £8.99
Tired of being talked over? Of social media making you feel crap? Of the pressure to ‘have it all’ and a hot bod too?   Boudicca stuck up for herself and now she can help you do the same. It is time to start channelling the spiky superwomen of ... more

The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race - by Jesmyn Ward - £9.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER   A timely and groundbreaking collection of essays and poems about race in America edited by Jesmyn Ward, the first woman to win the National Book Award twice.   In this bestselling collection of essays and poems, ... more

It's Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race - by Mariam Khan (Editor) - £14.99
When was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter?  In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the ‘traditional submissiveness’ of Muslim women. Mariam felt pre ... more

Misogynation: The True Scale of Sexism - by Laura Bates - £8.99
A collection of essays from bestselling author and founder of The Everyday Sexism Project, Laura Bates.   Laura Bates, pioneering feminist, activist and bestselling author, has given voice to hundreds of thousands of women through her internation ... more

Hired: Six Months Undercover in Low-Wage Britain - by James Bloodworth - £8.99
We all define ourselves by our profession. But what if our job was demeaning, poorly paid, and tedious? Cracking open Britain’s divisions journalist James Bloodworth spends six months living and working across Britain, taking on the country’s mos ... more

All Together Now? One Man's Walk in Search of His Father and a Lost England - by Mike Carter - £14.99
When Mike Carter's father died, he decided to follow the route of a march against unemployment his dad had organised 35 years before. Mike had a troubled relationship with his dad, and hoped the walk, undertaken a month before the Brexit vote, would ... more

The Salt Path - by Raynor Winn - £9.99
The uplifting true story of the couple who lost everything and embarked on a journey of salvation across the windswept South West coastline.   THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP 10 BESTSELLER & SHORTLISTED FOR THE 2018 COSTA BIOGRAPHY AWARD & WAINWRIGHT GOLDEN ... more

Stolen: How to Save the World from Financialisation - by Grace Blakeley - £10.99
For decades, it has been easier to imagine the end of the world than the end of capitalism.   In the decade leading up to the 2008 financial crisis, booming banks, rising house prices and cheap consumer goods propped up living standards ... more

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