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Recommended Non-Fiction titles for Yuletide 2020!

The best of 2020 - over two hundred of our top non-fiction recommendations!

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Bookshop Tours of Britain - by Louise Boland - £16.99
Bookshop Tours of Britain is a slow-travel guide to Britain, navigating bookshop to bookshop.  Across 18 bookshop tours, the reader journeys from the Jurassic Coast of southwest England, over the mountains of Wales, through England's industrial hear ... more

The Art of Disruption: A Manifesto For Real Change - by Magid Magid - £14.99
A guide to being courageous and community-minded, and to disrupting and dismantling age-old power structures in work, life and politics, written by someone who has done exactly that.  Let's be honest. Magid Magid's story seems an unlikely one.  ... more

Women Don't Owe You Pretty - by Florence Given - £12.99
‘THE BEAUTY MYTH’ FOR THE INSTAGRAM GENERATION "Rallying, radical and pitched perfectly for her generation."(Evening Standard) Women Don’t Owe You Pretty is the ultimate book for anyone who wants to challenge the out-dated narratives su ... more

My Name Is Why: A Memoir - by Lemn Sissay - £9.99
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

Klopp Actually: (Imaginary) Life with Football's Most Sensible Heartthrob - by Laura Lexx - £9.99
A hilarious diary of married life with the sensible, no-nonsense man of all our dreams: Jurgen Klopp, from critically-acclaimed comedian and Twitter sensation Laura Lexx.  Inspired by the viral tweet: 'If I ever met Jurgen Klopp I'd say "omg ... more

The Lost Spells - by Robert Macfarlane and Jackie Morris - £14.99
Dazzlingly beautiful and wonderfully inventive, discover the magical new book from the creators of bestselling, critically acclaimed literary phenomenon, The Lost Words...  Kindred in spirit to The Lost Words but fresh in its form, The Lost S ... more

Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World - by Layla Saad - £14.99
Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of colour, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.   When Layla Saad began ... more

The Secret Political Adviser: The Unredacted Files of the Man in the Room Next Door - by Michael Spicer - £9.99
This hilarious journal contains satirical advice to politicians ranging from Boris Johnson to Kim Jong-un, from The Man in the Room Next Door.   Just who is the secret political adviser calling himself The Man in the Room Next Door? No one k ... more

Blooming Flowers: A Seasonal History of Plants and People - by Kasia Boddy - £14.99
An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasure.   The bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance ... more

On Connection - by Kae Tempest - £9.99
Beneath the surface we are all connected...   Drawing on twenty years' experience as a writer and performer, award-winning poet, rapper and storyteller Kae Tempest explores how and why creativity - however we choose to practise it - can cultivate ... more

The Wild Silence - by Raynor Winn - £14.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  The incredible follow-up to one of the most talked about books of the decade - the phenomenon, Waterstones Book of the Month and Costa Award shortlisted The Salt Path.   Nature holds the answers for Raynor ... more

How to Come Alive Again - by Beth McColl - £9.99
It doesn't matter that you've lived in the shadows, that you've slept through years of your life, that you've done things you're shamed to admit even to yourself. It doesn't matter that you're an anxious mess with a shouty monster brain that keeps yo ... more

AZADI: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction. - by Arundhati Roy - £6.00
The chant of 'Azadi!' - Urdu for 'Freedom!' - is the slogan of the freedom struggle in Kashmir against what Kashmiris see as the Indian Occupation. Ironically, it also became the chant of millions on the streets of India against the project of Hindu ... more

A Mouth Full of Blood: Essays, Speeches, Meditations - by Toni Morrison - £9.99
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 in wh ... more

Slowdown: The End of the Great Acceleration - Why It's Good for the Planet, the Economy & Our Lives - by Danny Dorling - £18.99
The end of our high-growth world was underway well before COVID-19 arrived. In this powerful and timely argument, Danny Dorling demonstrates the benefits of a larger, ongoing societal slowdown.  Drawing from an incredibly rich trove of global ... more

Funny Ha, Ha: 80 of the Funniest Stories Ever Written - by Paul Merton (Editor) - £15.00
The Sunday Times Humour Book of the Year.   80 of the funniest stories ever written, selected and introduced by Paul Merton. From Anton Chekhov to Ali Smith, from P.G. Wodehouse to Nora Ephron, the greatest writers are those who know how to l ... more

A History of the World in Seven Cheap Things - by Raj Patel and Jason W. Moore - £9.99
Nature, money, work, care, food, energy, and lives: these are the seven things that have made our world and will shape its future. In making these things cheap, modern commerce has transformed, governed, and devastated Earth. In A History of the ... more

How to Spot a Fascist - by Umberto Eco - £3.50
We are here to remember what happened and to declare solemnly that 'they' must never do it again. But who are 'they'?   How to Spot a Fascist is a selection of three thought-provoking essays on freedom and fascism, censorship and tolerance - ... more

From Bobby To Babylon: Blacks and the British Police - by Darcus Howe - £8.00
From Bobby to Babylon, originally published in 1988, brings together a series of articles and interviews which provide the background and context to the urban rebellions which exploded across Britain in the wake of the Brixton riots of 1981, from the ... more

Crippled: Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People - by Frances Ryan - £9.99
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 disabled ... more

How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - by Paolo Giordano - £2.99
The Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant health emergency of our time.   Writing from Italy in lockdown, physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano explains how disease spreads in our interconnected world: why it mattershow it impacts ushow we ... more

A Promised Land - by Barack Obama - £35.00
A riveting, deeply personal account of history in the making - from the president who inspired us to believe in the power of democracy. In the stirring, highly anticipated first volume of his presidential memoirs, Barack Obama tells the story of his ... more

Going Home: A Walk Through Fifty Years of Occupation - by Raja Shehadeh - £9.99
In Going Home, Orwell Prize winning author Raja Shehadeh travels Ramallah and records the changing face of the city. Walking along the streets he grew up in, he tells the stories of the people, the relationships, the houses, and the businesses that w ... more

The Princess and the Prick: Fairytales for Feminists - by Walburga Appleseed - £9.99
The Princess and the Prick is a feminist humour and gift book for adults.   May I kiss you, he said. She didn't answer. She was asleep. So he kissed her anyway.   Revisit childhood classics, but not as you remember them.  Fam ... more

Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to Happiness - by Bill Bailey - £20.00
What makes us happy? Bill Bailey plays crazy golf and hugs trees to find out.   Is there a knack to being happy? From paddle-boarding down the Thames in a Santa hat, to wild swimming in a glacial river and cooking sausages on a campfire, Bil ... more

Radical Scotland: Uncovering Scotland - by Kenny MacAskill - £20.00
‘I have devoted myself to the cause of the people. It is a good cause – it shall ultimately prevail – it shall finally triumph.’ Thomas Muir   The Political Martyrs memorial in Edinburgh looms large on the city’s skyline but its his ... more

Figuring - by Maria Popova - £14.99
Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries - beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of pla ... more

Where's Dom? Join Dom Cummings On a Sightseeing Tour of Britain - by Izzy Missing - £8.99
Can you find Dom and his friends as they travel around Britain on their lockdown adventures?   Dom Cummings has had a busy lockdown. From the Cheltenham Festival and his local VE Day street party, to the Downing Street Rose Garden via a cheeky Ba ... more

Hood Feminism: Notes from the Women White Feminists Forgot - by Mikki Kendall - £16.99
All too often the focus of mainstream feminism is not on basic survival for the many, but on increasing privilege for the few.   Meeting basic needs is a feminist issue. Food insecurity, the living wage and access to education are feminist i ... more

Klopp: My Liverpool Romance - by Anthony Quinn - £12.99
As featured in the Guardian's Biggest Books of Autumn 2020  In the first book by a British writer about this extraordinary football manager, lifelong Liverpool fan Anthony Quinn has crafted a uniquely revealing love-letter to Jurgen Klopp.  In e ... more

The Feminist Quiz Book - by Sian Meades-Williams and Laura Brown - £9.99
Test yourself on what you really know about feminism and find out what your teachers should have taught you...  Delve into the fascinating history of women who refused, dared, led, asked and discovered, from Jeanne Baret to Michelle Obama, from ... more

A Snowflake's Guide to Christmas: How to Survive a Deeply Problematic Holiday - by Dave Skinner - £9.99
Christmas is an ethical and political minefield. Luckily, this survival guide contains valuable advice on how to navigate the hazards of the holiday season.   Learn how to...  * launch a scathing dinner table takedown on your woefully ... more

The Body: A Guide for Occupants - by Bill Bryson - £9.99
‘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 off to ... more

Against Amazon and Other Essays - by Jorge Carrion - £12.99
A history of bookshops, an autobiography of a reader, a travelogue, a love letter-and, most urgently, a manifesto.   Good bookshops are questions without answers. They are places that provoke you intellectually, encode riddles, surprise and offer ... more

F*ck Off, I'm Sewing: Swearing and Sewing That Will Have You in Stitches - by Profanity Embroidery Group - £9.99
Once upon a time in the quiet coastal town of Whitstable, previously known for oysters and fingering, a bunch of (mostly) novice embroiderers but accomplished swearers came together to sew, drink and swear.   And amidst all the stitching and ... more

Sensuous Knowledge: A Black Feminist Approach for Everyone - by Minna Salami - £14.99
In Sensuous Knowledge, Minna Salami draws on Africa-centric, feminist-first and artistic traditions to help us rediscover inclusive and invigorating ways of experiencing the world afresh.   Combining the playfulness of a storyteller with the ... more

Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants - by Robin Wall Kimmerer - £9.99
As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature with the tools of science. As a member of the Citizen Potawatomi Nation, she embraces the notion that plants and animals are our oldest teachers. In Braiding Sweetgrass, K ... more

Confessions of a Bookseller - by Shaun Bythell - £8.99
Tricky customers, rude staff and everyone's favourite misanthropic bookseller: it's the second volume of the Sunday Times bestselling bookshop diaries, now available in paperback.  "Do you have a list of your books, or do I just have to stare ... more

Salt On Your Tongue: Women and the Sea - by Charlotte Runcie - £9.99
A lyrical exploration of the sea, how it inspires art, music and literature and how it connects us, from the Daily Telegraph’s poetry critic. As heard on BBC Radio 4.  In Salt On Your Tongue, Charlotte Runcie explores what the sea means to us, ... more

How to Be Successful Without Hurting Men's Feelings: Non-threatening Leadership Strategies for Women - by Sarah Cooper - £10.00
The unspoken rules for how women should behave in the workplace are as numerous as they are confusing.  Ask for a pay rise? Pushy. Take credit for an idea? Arrogant. Admit a mistake? Weak. Successfully juggle work and family? Unpromotable.   ... more

Challenge Everything: An Extinction Rebellion Youth Guide to Saving the Planet - by Blue Sandford - £7.99
Challenge Everything. Act Now. Change the World. This book will show you how.   Blue Sandford was named by The Times as one of "Britain's Greta Thunbergs" (Dec 2019) The main concern of young people is climate change and how to combat it ... more

Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats - by Maya Goodfellow - £9.99
How migrants became the scapegoats of contemporary mainstream politics.  The UK government proudly calls the aim of its immigration policy to be the creation of a “hostile environment,” while refugees drown in the Mediterranean and Britain vo ... more

Ayoade On Top - by Richard Ayoade - £8.99
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 journe ... more

All Together Now? One Man's Walk in Search of a Lost England - by Mike Carter - £10.99
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

Let's Do It: The Authorised Biography of Victoria Wood - by Jasper Rees - £20.00
'I was born with a warped sense of humour and when I was carried home from being born it was Coronation Day and so I was called Victoria but you are not supposed to know who wrote this anyway it is about time I unleashed my pent-up emotions in a bitt ... more

Politically Correct Bedtime Stories - by James Finn Garner - £8.99
In this bestselling classic, James Finn Garner has rewritten classic stories for more enlightened times; from Snow White's relationship with seven vertically challenged men, Little Red Riding Hood, her grandma and the cross-dressing wolf who set up a ... more

Life as a Unicorn: A Journey from Shame to Pride and Everything in Between - by Amrou Al-Kadhi - £9.99
A heart-breaking and hilarious memoir about the author's fight to be true to themself.  WINNER OF A SOMERSET MAUGHAM AWARD SHORTLISTED FOR THE POLARI FIRST BOOK PRIZE 2020   Amrou knew they were gay when, aged ten, they first laid e ... more

Scotland: Her Story: The Nation's History by the Women Who Lived It - by Rosemary Goring (Editor) - £12.99
Scotland’s history has been told many times, but never exclusively by its women. This book takes a unique perspective on dramatic national events as well as ordinary life, as experienced by women down the centuries. From the saintly but severe medi ... more

Dishonesty is the Second-Best Policy: And Other Rules to Live By - by David Mitchell - £9.99
** THE NEW BOOK FROM THE AWARD-WINNING COMEDIAN AND WRITER **   David Mitchell's 2014 bestseller Thinking About It Only Makes It Worse must really have made people think - because everything's got worse. We've gone from UKIP surge to Brexit sh ... more

Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and Survival - by Cash Carraway - £9.99
“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

Less is More: How Degrowth Will Save the World - by Jason Hickel - £14.99
The world has finally awoken to the reality of climate breakdown and ecological collapse. Now we must face up to its primary cause.  Capitalism demands perpetual expansion, which is devastating the living world. There is only one solution that wi ... more

How Not To Be Wrong: The Art of Changing Your Mind - by James O'Brien - £14.99
There's no point having a mind if you're not willing to change it.  James O'Brien has built well over a million loyal listeners to his radio show by dissecting the opinions of callers live on air, every day. But winning the argument doesn't necessar ... more

Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change - by Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi - £8.99
As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. Recent Cambridge grads Chelsea and Ore experienced this first-hand, and wrote Taking Up Space as a guide and a manifesto for change.  FOR BLACK GIRLS ... more

Traffic-Free Cycle Trails - by Nick Cotton - £17.99
Traffic-Free Cycle Trails by Nick Cotton contains over 400 cycle routes in Great Britain. First published in 2004 and regularly updated ever since, it has become one of the country’s most popular cycling books, and this fourth edition published in ... more

When I Dare to Be Powerful - by Audre Lorde - £5.99
'Women so empowered are dangerous' Written with a 'black woman's anger' and the precision of a poet, these searing pieces by the groundbreaking writer Audre Lorde are a celebration of female strength and solidarity, and a cry to speak out agains ... more

A Bite of the Apple: A Life with Books, Writers and Virago - by Lennie Goodings - £16.99
'The moment I got my job at Virago in 1978 I knew it would be a long time before I would leave. I certainly wouldn't have had the brazen hope then - only twenty-five and very recently new to Britain - that I would ever become the Publisher, but I did ... more

Sway: Unravelling Unconscious Bias - by Dr Pragya Agarwal - £16.99
For the first time, behavioural and data scientist, activist and writer Dr Pragya Agarwal unravels the way our implicit or 'unintentional' biases affect the way we communicate and perceive the world, how they affect our decision-making, and how they ... more

The Little Book of Humanism: Universal Lessons on Finding Purpose, Meaning and Joy - by Alice Roberts and Andrew Copson - £7.99
We all want to lead a happy life. Traditionally, when in need of guidance, comfort or inspiration, many people turn to religion. But there has been another way to learn how to live well - the humanist way - and in today's more secular world, it is mo ... more

The BBC: Myth of a Public Service - by Tom Mills - £9.99
The BBC: The mouthpiece of the Establishment?  The BBC is one of the most important institutions in Britain; it is also one of the most misunderstood. Despite its claim to be independent and impartial, and the constant accusations of a liberal bias ... more

Five Go Absolutely Nowhere - by Bruno Vincent - £8.99
'Ah! This is the dream!' says Julian one morning. 'With good old British common sense and community spirit like this, there's no reason that we couldn't exist on the island like this for the rest of our days!'   What could possibly go wrong...? & ... more

Ain't I A Woman? - by Sojourner Truth - £5.99
'I am a woman's rights. I have plowed and reaped and husked and chopped and mowed, and can any man do more than that? I am as strong as any man that is now'   A former slave and one of the most powerful orators of her time, Sojourner Truth fou ... more

Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent - by Priyamvada Gopal - £14.99
Much has been written on the how colonial subjects took up British and European ideas and turned them against empire when making claims to freedom and self-determination. The possibility of reverse influence has been largely overlooked.  Insurge ... more

The Future Starts Here: Adventures in the Twenty-First Century - by John Higgs - £9.99
‘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, environmenta ... more

The Virago Book Of Women Travellers - by Mary Morris (Editor), with Larry O'Connor - £14.99
Three hundred years of wanderlust are captured in this collection as women travel for peril or pleasure, whether to gaze into Persian gardens or imbibe the French countryside, to challenge the fierce Sahara or climb an impossible mountain.  The ... more

Will - by Will Self - £9.99
"'Darkly angelic prose... a joy to read, with the final part in particular recalling David Foster Wallace at his best"(Alex Preston, Observer) Will's mother's hokey homily, Waste not, want not... hisses in his ears as he oscillates furiously on th ... more

A Kick in the Belly: Women, Slavery and Resistance - by Stella Dadzie - £14.99
Enslaved West Indian women had few opportunities to record their stories for posterity. Yet from their dusty footprints and the umpteen small clues they left for us to unravel, there's no question that they earned their place in history. Pick any Car ... more

Vegan(ish): 100 Simple, Budget Recipes That Don't Cost the Earth - by Jack Monroe - £16.99
'My theory is, if all of us adopted a few more plant-based meals into our diets on a weekly basis, not only would our food bills go down, but so would our environmental impact.'  Delicious and creative vegan recipes from no 1 bestselling writer a ... more

The Moth: Occasional Magic - 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible - by Catherine Burns (Editor) - £9.99
Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. Storytelling phenomenon The Moth rec ... more

How to Be Hopeful: Your Toolkit to Rediscover Hope and Help Create a Kinder World - by Bernadette Russell - £12.99
How to Be Hopeful is your essential toolkit to rediscovering hope, empowering you to help create a kinder world.  Whether we’re grieving or afraid, worn down by everyday troubles or relentless bad news, there is always hope.  As an ... more

Eat the Buddha: The Story of Modern Tibet Through the People of One Town - by Barbara Demick - £18.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION  In 1950, China claimed sovereignty over Tibet, leading to decades of unrest and resistance, defining the country today. In Eat the Buddha, Barbara Demick chronicles the Tibetan tragedy ... more

Who Owns England? How We Lost Our Land and How to Take it Back - by Guy Shrubsole - £9.99
Who owns England? Behind this simple question lies this country's oldest and best-kept secret. This is the history of how England's elite came to own our land, and an inspiring manifesto for how to open up our countryside once more.   This bo ... more

Department of Mind-Blowing Theories: Science Cartoons - by Tom Gauld - £12.99
A dog philosopher questions what it really means to be a 'good boy'.  A virtual assistant and a robot-cleaner elope.  The undiscovered species and the theoretical particle face existential despair.   Just as he did with writers, p ... more

The Women in the Room: Labour's Forgotten History - by Nan Sloane - £11.99
In February 1900 a group of men representing trade unionists, socialists, Fabians and Marxists gathered in London to make another attempt at establishing an organisation capable of getting working-class men elected to Parliament. The body they set up ... more

So You Want to Talk About Race - by Ijeoma Oluo - £8.99
In So You Want to Talk About Race, editor-at-large of The Establishment Ijeoma Oluo offers a contemporary, accessible take on the racial landscape in America, addressing head-on such issues as privilege, police brutality, intersectionality, micro-ag ... more

Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change and Courage - by Tori Amos - £16.99
Since the release of her first, career-defining solo album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos has been one of the music industry’s most enduring and ingenious artists. From her unnerving depiction of sexual assault in “Me and a Gun” to her post-9/11 ... more

This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality - by Peter Pomerantsev - £9.99
When information is a weapon, everyone is at war. We live in a world of influence operations run amok, a world of dark ads, psy-ops, hacks, bots, soft facts, ISIS, Putin, trolls, Trump. We've lost not only our sense of peace and democracy - but our s ... more

XOXY: A Memoir - Intersex Woman, Mother, Activist - by Kimberly M Zieselman - £12.99
Meet Kimberly, a regular suburban housewife and mother, whose discovery later in life that she was born intersex fuelled her to become an international human rights defender and globally-recognised activist.   Charting her intersex discovery a ... more

Difficult Women: A History of Feminism in 11 Fights - by Helen Lewis - £16.99
** A BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week** ** A Sunday Times bestseller**  Well-behaved women don't make history: difficult women do. Feminism's success is down to complicated, contradictory, imperfect women, who fought each other as well as fighting f ... more

The Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment - by Amelia Gentleman - £10.99
***LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE 2019***  How do you pack for a one-way journey back to a country you left when you were eleven and have not visited for fifty years?  Amelia Gentleman's expose of the Windrush scandal shocked th ... more

Sapiens: A Graphic History - The Birth of Humankind - by Yuval Noah Harari, David Vandermeulen and David Casanave - £18.99
The first volume of the graphic adaptation of Yuval Noah Harari's global phenomenon and smash Sunday Times #1 bestseller, with gorgeous full-colour illustrations and a beautiful package - the perfect gift for the curious beings in your life.   ... more

Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements - by Charlene A. Carruthers - £11.99
A manifesto from one of America’s most influential activists which disrupts political, economic, and social norms by reimagining the Black Radical Tradition.  Drawing on Black intellectual and grassroots organizing traditions, including the Hai ... more

Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life - by Sheila Jeffreys - £19.95
“I am in the very fortunate position of having been able to contribute to two waves of feminism: The Women’s Liberation Movement and the new wave that is taking place now.”  Trigger Warning: My Lesbian Feminist Life is both an engaging ... more

Our Women on the Ground: Arab Women Reporting from the Arab World - by Zahra Hankir (Editor) - £9.99
Nineteen Arab women journalists speak out about what it's like to report on their changing homelands in this first-of-its-kind essay collection.  A growing number of intrepid Arab and Middle Eastern sahafiyat - female journalists - are working t ... more

Pocket Rough Guide British Breaks Liverpool - by Rough Guides - £8.99
Discover the best of Liverpool with this compact and entertaining pocket travel guide. This slim, trim treasure trove of trustworthy travel information is ideal for short-trip travellers and covers all the key sights (including Tate Liverpool, the Th ... more

The Government of No One: The Theory and Practice of Anarchism - by Ruth Kinna - £9.99
A magisterial study of the history and theory of one of the most controversial political movements.  Anarchism routinely gets a bad press. It's usually seen as meaning chaos and disorder - or even nothing at all. And yet, from Occupy Wall Str ... more

The Gran Tour: Travels With My Elders - by Ben Aitken - £14.99
FROM THE AUTHOR OF THE ACCLAIMED A CHIP SHOP IN POZNAN.   One millennial, six coach trips, one big generation gap. When Ben Aitken learnt that his gran had enjoyed a four-night holiday including four three-course dinners, four cooked breakfa ... more

Know My Name: The Survivor of the Stanford Sexual Assault Case Tells Her Story - by Chanel Miller - £9.99
Chanel Miller's story changed our world forever. In 2016 Brock Turner was sentenced to just six months in jail after he was caught sexually assaulting her on Stanford's campus. His light sentencing, and Chanel's victim impact statement, which was rea ... more

This Golden Fleece: A Journey Through Britain's Knitted History - by Esther Rutter - £9.99
Over the course of a year, Esther Rutter - who grew up on a sheep farm in Suffolk, and learned to spin, weave and knit as a child - travels the length of the British Isles, to tell the story of wool's long history here.  She unearths fascinating ... more

Calligraphies of the Desert - by Hassan Massoudy - £10.00
Celebrated master calligrapher Hassan Massoudy carries the desert within him.  Through majestic, sweeping strokes, he depicts its breath-taking beauty and wonder. Massoudy draws inspiration from the words and wisdom of some of our greatest poe ... more

The Folk Singers and the Bureau - by Aaron J Leonard - £12.99
Some of the most prominent folk singers of the twentieth century, including Woody Guthrie, 'Sis Cunningham, Pete Seeger, Lee Hays, Burl Ives, etc., were also political activists with various associations with the American Communist Party. As a conseq ... more

A Little History of Poetry - by John Carey - £14.99
A vital, engaging, and hugely enjoyable guide to poetry, from ancient times to the present, by one of our greatest champions of literature.  What is poetry? If music is sound organized in a particular way, poetry is a way of organizing langua ... more

The Northern Question: A Political History of the North-South Divide - by Tom Hazeldine - £20.00
Britain has scarcely begun to come to terms with its recent upheavals, from the crisis over Brexit to the collapse of Labour's 'red wall'. What can explain such momentous shifts? In this essential work, Tom Hazeldine excavates the history of a d ... more

The Book Lover's Quiz Book: Novel Conundrums - by Gary Wigglesworth - £12.99
This is a literary quiz book with a difference. Rather than basic sets of questions, The Book Lover's Quiz Book mirrors the format of Gary's live quizzes, at the Betsey Trotwood in London and elsewhere. So, there are lots of multiple-choice questions ... more

Why Women Are Blamed For Everything - by Dr Jessica Taylor - £14.99
She asked for it. She was flirting. She was drinking. She was wearing a revealing dress. She was too confident. She walked home alone. She stayed in that relationship. She was naive. She didn't report soon enough. She didn't fight back. She ... more

The Cost of Free Shipping: Amazon in the Global Economy - by Jake Alimahomed-Wilson and Ellen Reese - £19.99
Amazon is the most powerful corporation on the planet and its CEO, Jeff Bezos, has become the richest person in history, and one of the few people to profit from a global pandemic. Its dominance has reshaped the global economy itself: we live in the ... more

SAFE: 20 Ways To Be a Black Man in Britain Today - by Derek Owusu - £9.99
What is the experience of Black men in Britain today?  Never has the conversation about racism and inclusion been more important; there is no better time to explore this question and give Black British men a platform to answer it. SAFE: 20 Ways ... more

No Fixed Abode: Life and Death Among the UK's Forgotten Homeless - by Maeve McClenaghan - £20.00
This book will finally give a face and a voice to those we so easily forget in our society. It will tell the highly personal, human and sometimes surprisingly uplifting stories of real people struggling in a crumbling system. By telling their stories ... more

Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing from the London Review of Books - by Hilary Mantel - £16.99
A stunning collection of essays and memoir from twice Booker Prize winner and international bestseller Hilary Mantel, author of The Mirror and the Light.  In 1987, when Hilary Mantel was first published in the London Review of Books, she wro ... more

The Little Girl Who Gave Zero Fucks - by Amy Kean and J Milton - £9.99
A fairy tale of everyday bravery and beautifully illustrated feminist handbook for the modern day.  This is the story of a brave young girl, Elodie-Rose, who one day decides to change the world and keep all her fucks in her basket.  Waaaaaaa ... more

F in Exams: Even More of the Best Test Paper Blunders - by Richard Benson - £6.99
Another year, another set of exams and another round of well-meaning students to provide us with our textbook mix of wisdom and wisecracks.  Bursting with yet more crazy and creative thinking, this book showcases an all-new selection of test pap ... more

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots - by Deborah Feldman - £10.99
Now a Netflix original series!  Unorthodox is the bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman’s escape from a religious sect, in the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Infidel and Carolyn Jessop’s Escape, featuring a new epilogue by the author. ... more

Loud Black Girls: 20 Black Women Writers Ask: What's Next? - by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinene (Editors) - £14.99
An important and timely anthology of black British writing, edited and curated by the authors of the highly acclaimed, ground-breaking Slay In Your Lane.   Slay in Your Lane Presents: Loud Black Girls features essays from the diverse voices of tw ... more

The Rock & Roll A Level - by David Hepworth - £9.99
The perfect gift for any music lover...  The Rock and Roll A Level is here to rescue the pop quiz from the grip of bores who know the chart position of everything and the value of nothing. It's for the people who like pop music because it tel ... more

Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World - by Christopher Wylie - £9.99
From whistleblower Christopher Wylie, the definitive story of the Brexit coup, the making of Bannon's America, and an ongoing crime against democracy.  What if you could peer into the minds of an entire population? What if you could target the we ... more

Ladies Who Punch: Fifty Trailblazing Women Whose Stories You Should Know - by Yasmin Alibhai-Brown - £16.99
Courageous women change history and remould our culture. For centuries, rebel ladies have been punching up, fighting for freedoms and equality, challenging the world order. Today, the next generation continue the fight, boldly marching, banners flyin ... more

Fake Law: The Truth About Justice in an Age of Lies - by The Secret Barrister - £20.00
Could the courts really order the death of your innocent baby? Was there an illegal immigrant who couldn't be deported because he had a pet cat? Are unelected judges truly enemies of the people?   Most of us think the law is only relevant to ... more

Britain's Best Political Cartoons 2020 - by Tim Benson (Editor) - £12.99
A cartoon companion to an unprecedented year in politics.   2020 will forever be remembered as the year of coronavirus: twelve months in which we collectively forgot about Brexit, to turn our attention to the NHS, furloughs and social distanc ... more

Wild Child: Coming Home to Nature - by Patrick Barkham - £16.99
From climbing trees and making dens, to building sandcastles and pond-dipping, many of the activities we associate with a happy childhood take place outdoors. And yet, the reality for many contemporary children is very different. The studies tell us ... more

Love in Colour: Mythical Tales from Around the World Retold - by Bolu Babalola - £16.99
Time was constructed with love in mind. Time and love are intertwined, they are both measures of life, two clocks. And, for love to operate as it should, it is imperative that the timing should be right. Just as it is in these stories.  Bolu Ba ... more

The Banksy Colouring Book - by Magnus Frederiksen - £8.99
The Banksy Coloring Book is an original colouring book for all ages. A perfect gift to anyone interested in street art and illustration!   The Banksy Coloring Book is filled with illustrations inspired by the great art of Banksy. It gives a f ... more

The Shipping Forecast Puzzle Book - by Alan Connor - £14.99
Attention all Shipping Forecast fans. Set sail on a voyage unlike any other...  Each day, millions tune in to hear the Shipping Forecast's unique cadence and poetry, words thatturn our island landscape into something strangeand magical. It's ... more

Silver, Sword and Stone: The Story of Latin America in Three Extraordinary Lives - by Marie Arana - £9.99
The timeless stories of three contemporary Latin Americans whose lives represent three driving forces that have shaped the character of the region: exploitation, violence, and religion.   Leonor Gonzales, a miner's widow, lives in a tiny commun ... more

Recollections Of My Non-Existence - by Rebecca Solnit - £16.99
In 1981, Rebecca Solnit rented a studio apartment in San Francisco that would be her home for the next twenty-five years. There, she began to come to terms with the epidemic of violence against women around her, the street harassment that unsettled h ... more

Bedtime Stories for Worried Liberals - by Stuart Heritage - £7.99
Anxious? Angry? Waking up in the middle of the night to worry about plastic pollution, Brexit and why everything seems to be so horrible all the time? Thumb sore from scrolling through the Guardian news app, even though it makes you want to cry? &nbs ... more

Republic of Shame: How Ireland Punished 'Fallen Women' and Their Children - by Caelainn Hogan - £9.99
Until alarmingly recently, the Catholic Church, acting in concert with the Irish state, operated a network of institutions for the concealment, punishment and exploitation of 'fallen women'.  In the Magdalene laundries, girls and women were incarcer ... more

What a Time to be Alone: The Slumflower's Guide to Why You Are Already Enough - by Chidera Eggerue - £12.99
In What A Time To Be Alone, The Slumflower will be your life guru, confidante and best friend. She'll show you that being alone is not just okay: it's just about the best freaking thing that's ever happened to you. As she says, 'You're bad as hell an ... more

Dispatches from the Vanguard: The Global International African Arts Movement versus Donald J. Trump - by Patrick A Howell - £10.99
Scheduled for release at the top of the 2020 US Presidential election, Dispatches from the Vanguard channels the global soul's hunger for freedom from authoritarian control.   Partnering with dozens of Pulitzer Prize Winners, New York Times Bes ... more

The People's Republic Of Neverland: The Child versus the State - by Robb Johnson - £17.99
There once was a time when teachers and communities were able to exercise democratic control over their schools. Now that power has been taken away, both centralised and privatised, under the guise of “reform.” There is a forgotten history of the ... more

Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames - by Lara Maiklem - £9.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2020   Mudlark (/'mAdla;k/) noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbour  Lara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for nearly twenty years, in pursuit of ... more

Another Now: Dispatches from an Alternative Present - by Yanis Varoufakis - £16.99
What would a fair and equal society actually look like? The world-renowned economist and bestselling author Yanis Varoufakis presents his radical and subversive answer. Imagine it is 2025. Years earlier, in the wake of the financial crisis of 2008, a ... more

Humankind: A Hopeful History - by Rutger Bregman - £20.00
It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Dawkins, the roots of this belief h ... more

No Walls And The Recurring Dream: A Memoir - by Ani DiFranco - £14.99
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

This Is My Bookstore: 100 Postcards of Beautiful Shops around the World - by Chronicle Books - £19.99
These are the bookshops of your dreams: charming, cozy, quirky, gorgeous, and full of books (and bookstore cats, of course). Take yourself on a tour around the literary world, from London to Tokyo, and from Mexico City to NYC. Then send a note to a f ... more

And Now For The Good News... To the Future, With Love - by Ruby Wax - £14.99
You would be forgiven for thinking 2020 was not the year for a book about good news. But now might be the time we need it most.  Ruby Wax is here to reassure us with her brand new book, And Now For The Good News. This is her positivity prescr ... more

100 Great Black Britons - by Patrick Vernon and Angelina Osborne - £20.00
A long-overdue book honouring the remarkable achievements of key Black British individuals over many centuries, in collaboration with the 100 Great Black Britons campaign founded and run by Patrick Vernon OBE.   Patrick Vernon's landmark 1 ... more

Working with Nature: Saving and Using the World's Wild Places - by Jeremy Purseglove - £9.99
From cocoa farming in Ghana to the orchards of Kent and the desert badlands of Pakistan, taking a practical approach to sustaining the landscape can mean the difference between prosperity and ruin.   Working with Nature is the story of a life ... more

Jeremy Hardy Speaks Volumes: Words, Wit, Wisdom, One-Liners and Rants - by Jeremy Hardy - £10.99
'Well good evening, my name is Jeremy Hardy and I'm a comedian who likes to make wry witty satirical observations about the society we live in - but I prefer to keep them to myself, thank you very much.'  Edited by his wife, Katie Barlow and his ... more

Llewellyn's Little Book of Yule - by Jason Mankey - £11.99
Filled with dozens of magical exercises, tips, recipes, crafts, spells, and rituals, Llewellyn s Little Book of Yule shares everything you need to make your Yuletide memorable and enchanting.  Learn how to honour the fairy folk of Yuletide, ... more

The International Brigades: Fascism, Freedom and the Spanish Civil War - by Giles Tremlett - £30.00
The first major history of the International Brigades: a tale of blood, ideals and tragedy in the fight against fascism.  The Spanish Civil War was the first armed battle in the fight against fascism, and a rallying cry for a generation. Ov ... more

The Wisdom of Women: A Collection of Inspirational Quotes - by Frances James (Editor) - £7.99
"Women are like teabags. We don't know our true strength until we are in hot water."(Eleanor Roosevelt) In their battle with adversity, many women have picked up inspiring truths that have helped them on their journey to success and happiness. &n ... more

The Corner Shop: Shopkeepers, the Sharmas and the Making of Modern Britain - by Babita Sharma - £9.99
'I come from a hidden world: I am the daughter of shopkeepers. I've seen you on a Sunday morning, nipping out to get a pint of milk or to grab a newspaper. I came to know a lot about you; whether your politics leaned to the right or left, whether you ... more

This Land: The Story of a Movement - by Owen Jones - £20.00
The No.1 bestselling author of The Establishment returns with an urgent analysis of where the Left - and Britain - goes next.  We live in an age of upheaval. The global crisis of Covid-19 has laid bare the deep social and economic inequalitie ... more

Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You - by Sofie Hagen - £9.99
‘I am a fat person and I love my body. I feel lucky to be able to say that – it has taken a lot of work and a lot of time. I want to tell you what I have learned and how I got here.’   In Happy Fat, comedian Sofie Hagen shares how she remove ... more

The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2021 - by Lia Leendertz - £10.99
Welcome to The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2021. If you are new to The Almanac then welcome; if you are a regular reader then hello! The Almanac is about celebrating the unfolding year in all its various facets.  The old dependables which I include ... more

The Book of Trespass: Crossing the Lines that Divide Us - by Nick Hayes - £20.00
"Brilliant, passionate and political... The Book of Trespass will make you see landscapes differently"(Robert Macfarlane) "A remarkable and truly radical work, loaded with resonant truths"(George Monbiot) The vast majority of our country is en ... more

Disability Visibility: First-Person Stories from the Twenty-First Century - by Alice Wong (Editor) - £12.99
One in five people in the United States lives with a disability. Some disabilities are visible, others less apparent — but all are underrepresented in media and popular culture. Now, just in time for the thirtieth anniversary of the Americans with ... more

Lyra McKee: In Her Own Words: Lost, Found, Remembered - by Lyra McKee - £12.99
When the Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee was murdered in Derry in April 2019 aged just 29, she was survived by her articles that had been read and loved by thousands worldwide.   This memorial anthology will weave together the pieces that ... more

An Atlas of Extinct Countries - by Gideon Defoe - £12.99
Prisoners of Geography meets Bill Bryson: a funny, fascinating, beautifully illustrated - and timely - history of countries that, for myriad and often ludicrous reasons, no longer exist.  'Countries are just daft stories we tell each other. ... more

Ghost Town: A Liverpool Shadowplay - by Jeff Young - £16.00
Liverpool is a city of ghosts. Through the centuries, millions have lived here or come to find a new life, and found safe harbor. More than any other city in Britain its history resonates in the buildings, landscape and stories that have seeped into ... more

How I Became A Socialist - by William Morris - £11.99
William Morris is famous as a designer, poet and artist, but his work as a political thinker and activist is less well known. This collection, the first of his political writings published for nearly 50 years, shows Morris as one of the most original ... more

How To Break Up With Fast Fashion - by Lauren Bravo - £12.99
You probably know the statistics: global clothing production has roughly doubled in just 15 years, and every year an estimated 300,000 tonnes of used clothing ends up in UK landfill.  Fast fashion is the ultimate toxic relationship. It’s ba ... more

The Times I Knew I Was Gay - by Eleanor Crewes - £14.99
A tender and funny graphic memoir about identity, love and Willow from Buffy.   Ellie always knew she was different. Contrary and creative, she wore black, obsessed over Willow in Buffy. and somehow never really liked boys.  As she gre ... more

Letters from Lockdown: A Selection of Covid Chronicles from BBC Radio 4's PM Programme - by Various authors, with a Foreword by Evan Davis - £9.99
A remarkable collection of 'Covid Chronicles' -- stories from lockdown sent in from listeners to BBC Radio 4 -- making a deeply moving people's history of the pandemic. The perfect gift to help you reflect and find hope this Christmas.  On 23 Ma ... more

The Garden Jungle: Or Gardening to Save the Planet - by Dave Goulson - £9.99
The Garden Jungle is about the wildlife that lives right under our noses, in our gardens and parks, between the gaps in the pavement, and in the soil beneath our feet.  Dave Goulson gives us an insight into the fascinating and sometimes weird ... more

Vesper Flights - by Helen Macdonald - £16.99
*A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER* *A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK*  Animals don't exist to teach us things, but that is what they have always done, and most of what they teach us is what we think we know about ourselves.   From the bestselling author o ... more

Can't Pay, Won't Pay: The Fight to Stop the Poll Tax - by Simon Hannah - £16.99
Thirty years ago, a social movement helped bring down one of the most powerful British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century. For the 30th anniversary of the Poll Tax rebellion, Simon Hannah looks back on those tumultuous days of resistance, telling th ... more

Bird Therapy - by Joe Harkness - £9.99
A personal, passionate and practical guide to the mental health benefits of bird watching.  I broke down in 2013 and it nearly broke me. Shaking and hateful, I tried the things the doctor said I should. Yes - medication helped. Counselling was en ... more

The Clapback: Your Guide to Calling out Racist Stereotypes - by Elijah Lawal - £9.99
Clapback: [Noun / Verb] Responding to a (often ignorant) notion with a withering comeback; with the aim of shutting. it. down.   In order to have an honest and open conversation about race, we need to identify areas where things are not righ ... more

Left Out: The Inside Story of Labour Under Corbyn - by Gabriel Pogrund and Patrick Maguire - £18.99
Left Out is the first full account of Labour's recent transformation and historic defeat. The 2017 parliament began with Labour on the precipice of power, and its left-most fringe - for so long alienated within its own party - closer to government th ... more

The Language Lover's Puzzle Book - by Alex Bellos - £14.99
From the bestselling author of Alex's Adventures in Numberland and Can You Solve My Problems? comes a fascinating, hugely entertaining collection of puzzles for crossword addicts and language-lovers of all stripes.   The Language Lover's Puzzle B ... more

More Than a Woman - by Caitlin Moran - £20.00
A decade ago, Caitlin Moran thought she had it all figured out.  Her instant bestseller How to Be a Woman was a game-changing take on feminism, the patriarchy, and the general 'hoo-ha' of becoming a woman. Back then, she firmly believed 'the ... more

Seven Kinds of People You Find in Bookshops - by Shaun Bythell - £7.99
In twenty years behind the till in The Bookshop, Wigtown, Shaun Bythell has met pretty much every kind of customer there is - from the charming, erudite and deep-pocketed to the eccentric, flatulent and possibly larcenous. In Seven Kinds of People Y ... more

Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You - by Adam Kay (Editor) - £16.99
The NHS is our single greatest achievement as a country. No matter who you are, no matter what your health needs are, and no matter how much money you have, the NHS is there for you.  In Dear NHS, 100 inspirational people come together to sha ... more

Rebirding: Restoring Britain's Wildlife - by Benedict Macdonald - £9.99
Winner of the Wainwright Prize for Writing on Global Conservation Winner of the Richard Jefferies Society and White Horse Book Shop Literary Prize  Britain has all the space it needs for an epic return of its wildlife. Only six percent of our ... more

OK, Boomer: Using a Landline, Going to the Post Office, and Other Outdated Things... - by Tiller Press - £10.99
Going to the bank. Leaving voicemails. Using encyclopedias. Wallpapering bathrooms.   There are dozens of ridiculously antiquated items, activities, and phrases that Baby Boomers love-and don't realize were outdated more than a decade ago. And fo ... more

Letters from Tove - by Tove Jansson, translated by Sarah Death - £12.99
Out of the thousands of letters Tove Jansson wrote a cache remains that she addressed to her family, her dearest confidantes, and her lovers, male and female. Into these she spilled her innermost thoughts, defended her ideals and revealed her heart. ... more

The Cummings Files: CONFIDENTIAL: Thoughts, Ideas, Actions by Dominic Cummings - by Arthur Mathews - £9.99
During a time of momentous events - BREXIT! A GENERAL ELECTION! A GLOBAL PANDEMIC! - the Government's chief adviser has been writing down his thoughts - in diaries, blog posts, on Post-it notes and any scrap of paper he can find.   Discovered ... more

Dear Life: A Doctor's Story of Love, Loss and Consolation - by Rachel Clarke - £9.99
From the Sunday Times bestselling author of Your Life in My Hands comes this vibrant, tender and deeply personal memoir that finds light and love in the darkest of places.  As a specialist in palliative medicine, Dr Rachel Clarke chooses to i ... more

The Cancer Journals - by Audre Lorde - £7.99
"A brave, beautiful book that could double as a handbook to accompany anyone on their journey through cancer"(Jackie Kay, New Statesman) The Cancer Journals is an intimate, poetic and invigorating account of the experience of breast cancer, from ... more

The Ordnance Survey Great British Treasure Hunt - by Ordnance Survey - £14.99
Are you ready to set out on a puzzle adventure around Britain from your own front room?Can you solve the fiendish clues and make your way from map to map on the trail of a mysterious treasure?Do you have what it takes to follow in the footsteps of hi ... more

I Am Not Your Baby Mother - by Candice Brathwaite - £16.99
It's about time we made motherhood more diverse...   When Candice fell pregnant and stepped into the motherhood playing field, she found her experience bore little resemblance to the glossy magazine photos of women in horizontal stripe tops ... more

Intimations: Six Essays - by Zadie Smith - £5.99
"As well as offering a new guide to living in a wild, messy and unfair world, Smith provides a reminder that we can use this crisis to imagine a better one"(Evening Standard ) Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of ess ... more

Diary of a Young Naturalist - by Dara McAnulty - £16.00
Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty's world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. These vivid, evocative and moving diary entries about his c ... more

Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics - by Peter Geoghegan - £14.99
Democracy is in crisis, and unaccountable and untraceable flows of money are helping to destroy it. Politicians lie gleefully, making wild claims that can be shared instantly with millions of people on social media. Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, Jair ... more

Rewild Yourself: 23 Spellbinding Ways to Make Nature More Visible - by Simon Barnes - £8.99
We're not just losing the wild world. We're forgetting it. We're no longer noticing it.  We've lost the habit of looking and seeing and listening and hearing. But we can make hidden things visible, and this book features 23 spellbinding ways ... more

A Seat at the Table: Interviews With Women on the Frontline of Music - by Amy Raphael - £9.99
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

There She Goes: Liverpool, A City on Its Own. The Long Decade: 1979-1993 - by Simon Hughes - £9.99
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

Underland: A Deep Time Journey - by Robert Macfarlane - £10.99
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

It's Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race - by Mariam Khan (Editor) - £9.99
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

The Good Immigrant USA - by Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman (Editors) - £9.99
The Good Immigrant USA is a collection of twenty-six personal essays by writers and personalities exploring race, identity and culture, a follow up to the British Book Award nominated and crowdfunded publishing phenomenon, The Good Immigrant.  GU ... more

Forced Out: A Detective's Story of Prejudice and Resilience - by Kevin Maxwell - £14.99
Kevin Maxwell was a dream candidate for the police force – he had a long-held desire to serve his community, a strong moral compass and a clear aptitude for both the strategic and practical aspects of policing. And, as a gay black man from a workin ... more

Naturally Tan: A Memoir - by Tan France - £9.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  'The book is meant to spread joy, personal acceptance, and most of all understanding. Each of us is living our own private journey, and the more we know about each other, the healthier and happier the world will b ... more

Night Sky Almanac 2021: A Stargazer's Guide - by Storm Dunlop and Wil Tirion - £9.99
The perfect gift for amateur and seasoned astronomers. Follow the progress of constellations throughout the seasons with this beautiful companion to the night sky from Astronomy experts Collins.  With the aid of easy-to-understand monthly calend ... more

Sex, Power, Money - by Sara Pascoe - £9.99
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

Wow, No Thank You. - by Samantha Irby - £9.99
Staring down the barrel of her fortieth year, Samantha Irby is confronting the ways her life has changed since the days she could work a full 11 hour shift on 4 hours of sleep, change her shoes and put mascara on in the back of a moving cab and go fr ... more

Homecoming: Voices of the Windrush Generation - by Colin Grant - £9.99
When Colin Grant was growing up in Luton in the 1960s, he learned not to ask his Jamaican parents why they had emigrated to Britain. ‘We’re here because we’re here,’ his father would say. ‘You have some place else to go?’  But now, se ... more

Daemon Voices: Essays on Storytelling - by Philip Pullman - £10.99
In over thirty essays, written over twenty years, one of the world’s great storytellers meditates on storytelling. Warm, funny, generous, entertaining and, above all, deeply considered, they offer thoughts on a wide variety of topics, including the ... more

Birds: An Anthology - by Jaqueline Mitchell (Editor), illustrated by Eric Fitch Daglish - £16.99
Thomas Hardy notes the thrush's 'full-hearted evensong of joy illimited', Gilbert White observes how swallows sweep through the air but swifts 'dash round in circles' and Rachel Carson watches sanderlings at the ocean's edge, scurrying 'across the be ... more

Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being - by Paul Mason - £9.99
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? A se ... more

The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: Travels Among the Collectors of Iceland - by Kendra Greene - £14.99
Welcome to Iceland, a very small nation with a very large number (two hundred and sixty five) of (mostly) very small museums. Founded in the backyards of houses, begun as jokes or bets or memorials to lost friends, these museums tell the story of an ... more

Fabulosa! The Story of Polari, Britain's Secret Gay Language - by Paul Baker - £9.99
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

What We're Told Not to Talk About (But We're Going to Anyway) - by Nimko Ali - £9.99
14 COUNTRIES, 42 WOMEN - FROM PERIODS TO ORGASMS TO FGM. THERE IS NO SUCH THING AS OVERSHARING. "Nimko's book is going to shift the conversation around women's bodies. Our bodies, and everything they do, make us who we are"(Amika George, founder of ... more

Year of the Monkey - by Patti Smith - £9.99
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

On Fire: The Burning Case for a Green New Deal - by Naomi Klein - £10.99
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

Michael Rosen's Book of Play - by Michael Rosen - £9.99
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, Michae ... more

Pandemic Solidarity: Mutual Aid During the Covid-19 Crisis - by Marina Sitrin and Colectiva Sembrar (Editors) - £14.99
In times of crisis, when institutions of power are laid bare, people turn to one another. Pandemic Solidarity collects firsthand experiences from around the world of people creating their own narratives of solidarity and mutual aid in the time of the ... more

Three Women - by Lisa Taddeo - £9.99
All Lina wanted was to be desired. How did she end up in a marriage with two children and a husband who wouldn't touch her?  All Maggie wanted was to be understood. How did she end up in a relationship with her teacher and then in court, a hated ... more

Gears for Queers - by Abigail Melton and Lilith Cooper - £8.99
Keen to see some of Europe, queer couple Lilith and Abigail get on their old bikes and start pedalling. Along flat fens and up Swiss Alps, they will meet new friends and exorcise old demons as they push their bodies - and their relationship - to the ... more

Soviet Visuals - by Varia Bortsova - £12.99
A funny, nostalgic and strange glimpse at life behind the Iron Curtain - from the hit social media account with over 1 million followers.  WELCOME TO THE USSR  PARADE in the latest fashions!  MARVEL at the wonders of the space ... more

No Modernism Without Lesbians - by Diana Souhami - £25.00
The extraordinary story of how a singular group of women in a pivotal time and place - Paris, Between the Wars - fostered the birth of the Modernist movement.  Sylvia Beach, Bryher, Natalie Barney, and Gertrude Stein. A trailblazing publisher ... more

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper - by Hallie Rubenhold - £9.99
THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NONFICTION 2019   Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolv ... more

Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures - by Merlin Sheldrake - £20.00
The more we learn about fungi, the less makes sense without them.   Neither plant nor animal, they are found throughout the earth, the air and our bodies. They can be microscopic, yet also account for the largest organisms ever recorded. They ... more

Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me - by Kate Clanchy - £9.99
Winner of the Orwell Prize for Political Writing 2020.   'The best book on teachers and children and writing that I've ever read. No-one has said better so much of what so badly needs saying' ~ Philip Pullman  Kate Clanchy wants to change th ... more

Afropean: Notes from Black Europe - by Johny Pitts - £10.99
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

March of the Lemmings: Brexit in Print & Performance 2016-2019 - by Stewart Lee - £9.99
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 episodes ... more

The Forager's Calendar : A Seasonal Guide to Nature's Wild Harvests - by John Wright - £10.99
Look out of your window, walk down a country path or go to the beach in Great Britain, and you are sure to see many wild species that you can take home and eat. From dandelions in spring to sloe berries in autumn, via wild garlic, samphire, chanterel ... more

The Verso Book of Feminism: Revolutionary Words from Four Millennia of Rebellion - by Jessie Kindig (Editor) - £10.99
Throughout written history and across the world, women have protested the restrictions of gender and the limitations placed on women's bodies and women's lives. People - of any and no gender - have protested and theorized, penned manifestos and writt ... more

Imagine A Country: Ideas for a Better Future - by Val McDermid and Jo Sharp (editors) - £12.00
The first step on the road to change is to imagine possibility.  Imagine A Country offers visions of a new future from an astonishing array of Scottish voices, from comedians to economists, writers to musicians.  Edited, curated and introduc ... more

The Joyful Environmentalist: How to Practise without Preaching - by Isabel Losada - £12.99
"This book, practical and realistic as well as visionary, will keep that positive message before the reader's eyes. Joy is after all one of the best motivations we can have for change."(Dr Rowan Williams) Finally! A book about saving our planet th ... more

Ecocide: Kill the Corporation Before it Kills Us - by David Whyte - £9.99
We have reached the point of no return. The existential threat of climate change is now a reality. The world has never been more vulnerable.   Yet corporations are already planning a life beyond this point. The business models of fossil fuel g ... more

How to Have Feminist Sex: A Fairly Graphic Guide - by Flo Perry - £12.99
"Funny, kind, generous and smart - I could have done with the wisdom of Flo Perry far sooner"(Dolly Alderton) We talk about feminism in the workplace and we talk about dating after #MeToo, but women's own patriarchal conditioning can be the ha ... more

Into the Tangled Bank: In Which Our Author Ventures Outdoors to Consider the British in Nature - by Lev Parikian - £14.99
Lev Parikian is on a journey to discover the quirks, habits and foibles of how the British experience nature. Open a window, hear the birds calling and join him.  It’s often said that the British are a nation of nature lovers; but what does tha ... more

Lowborn: Growing Up, Getting Away and Returning to Britain’s Poorest Towns - by Kerry Hudson - £8.99
A powerful, personal agenda-changing exploration of poverty in today’s Britain.  'When every day of your life you have been told you have nothing of value to offer, that you are worth nothing to society, can you ever escape that sense of being ... more

Rule Britannia: Brexit and the End of Empire - by Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson - £9.99
When empires crumble, what happens to those left in the ruins?   In Rule Britannia, Danny Dorling and Sally Tomlinson argue that the vote to leave the EU was the last gasp of the old empire working its way out of the British psyche. Fuelled by a ... more

Blinded by Corona: How the Pandemic Ruined Britain's Health and Wealth and What to Do about It - by John Ashton - £12.99
Professor Ashton has lifelong hands-on experience and a deep scholarly understanding of the science of public health, a discipline invented in Britain. In this scathing critique he notes that nothing that the UK government has done to deal with COVID ... more

It Takes Blood and Guts - by Skin, with Lucy O'Brien - £20.00
The Lead singer of multi-million-selling rock band Skunk Anansie, solo artist, LGBTQ+ activist and all around trail blazer - Skin is a global icon, and she has been smashing stereotypes for over twenty-five years. Her journey from Brixton to one of t ... more

A Match Made in Heaven: British Muslim Women Write About Love and Desire - by Claire Chambers, Nafhesa Ali & Richard Phillips (Editors) - £10.99
Star-studded and beautifully written, this collection of diverse stories about love and desire by South Asian-heritage British Muslim women authors, including Ayisha Malik and Shelina Janmohamed.   Although outsiders often expect Muslim women ... more

The Book of Queer Prophets: 24 Writers on Sexuality and Religion - by Ruth Hunt (Curator) - £14.99
Is it possible to believe in God and be gay? How does it feel to be excluded from a religious community because of your sexuality? Why do some people still believe being LGBT is a sin?   The Book of Queer Prophets contains modern-day epistles fro ... more

Erin's Diary: An Official Derry Girls Book - by Lisa McGee - £16.99
Set in Derry, Northern Ireland in the 1990s, Derry Girls is a candid, one-of-a-kind comedy about what it's like to be a teenage girl living amongst conflict.   It's a time of armed police in armoured Land Rovers and British Army check points. But ... more

A Life on Our Planet: My Witness Statement and a Vision for the Future - by David Attenborough - £20.00
'I am 94. I've had an extraordinary life. It's only now that I appreciate how extraordinary.   As a young man, I felt I was out there in the wild, experiencing the untouched natural world - but it was an illusion. The tragedy of our time has b ... more

How To Resist Amazon And Why (Zine) - by Danny Caine - £3.50
When a company's workers are literally dying on the job, when their business model relies on preying on local businesses and even their own vendors, when their CEO is literally the richest person in the world while their workers make low wages with i ... more

The Frayed Atlantic Edge: A Historian's Journey from Shetland to the Channel - by David Gange - £9.99
COLLECTIVE WINNER OF THE HIGHLAND BOOK PRIZE AND SHORTLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE  Over the course of a year, leading historian and nature writer David Gange kayaked the weather-ravaged coasts of Atlantic Britain and Ireland from north t ... more

Voices of the Windrush Generation - by David Matthews - £8.99
Foreword by West Indies Cricketer Sir Clive Lloyd.  Voices of the Windrush Generation is a powerful collection of stories from the men, women and children of the Windrush generation - West Indians who emigrated to Britain between 1948 and 197 ... more

I Love the Bones of You: My Life, My Family, My Father - by Christopher Eccleston - £9.99
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

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men - by Caroline Criado Perez - £9.99
THE 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 accide ... more

Tall Tales and Wee Stories - by Billy Connolly - £8.99
In December 2018, after fifty years of belly-laughs, energy and outrage, Billy Connolly announced his retirement from live stand-up comedy. It had been an extraordinary career.  When he first started out in the late sixties, Billy played the banj ... more

Homesick: Why I Live In A Shed - by Catrina Davies - £8.99
The story of a personal housing crisis that led to a discovery of the true value of home.  *LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE*   Aged thirty-one, Catrina Davies was renting a box-room in a house in Bristol, which she shared with fou ... more

A Chip Shop in Poznan: My Unlikely Year in Poland - by Ben Aitken - £9.99
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 bac ... more

Superior: The Return of Race Science - by Angela Saini - £9.99
Where did the idea of race come from, and what does it mean? In an age of identity politics, DNA ancestry testing and the rise of the far-right, a belief in biological differences between populations is experiencing a resurgence. The truth is: race i ... more

Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto - by Aaron Bastani - £9.99
A different kind of politics for a new kind of society—beyond work, scarcity and capitalism.  In the twenty-first century, new technologies should liberate us from work. Automation, rather than undermining an economy built on full employment, i ... more

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