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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 14 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Lost Lanes North: 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Northern England by Jack Thurston
    Lost Lanes North: 36 Glorious Bike Rides in Northern England - by Jack Thurston

    £16.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781910636213 | ISBN 10: 1910636215

    Jack Thurston, best-selling author of the Lost Lanes series and presenter of the Bike Show, takes you on a freewheeling tour of the lost lanes and forgotten byways of Northern England - Yorkshire, Cumbria, Durham, Northumberland and Lancashire.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester by Michael Herbert
    "For the Sake of the Women Who Are To Come After": Manchester - by Michael Herbert

    £5.95   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780993224720 | ISBN 10: 0993224725

    This book tells the dramatic stories of Manchester women who campaigned for social change and progress in the years between 1914 and 1945.  It includes women who: campaigned during the First World War for a just and lasting peace that would prevent ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Co-Op
    The Co-Op's Got Bananas: A Memoir of Growing Up in the Post-War North - by Hunter Davies

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781471153419 | ISBN 10: 147115341x

    Despite the struggle to make ends meet during the tough years of warfare in the 1940s and rationing persisting until the early 1950s, life could still be sweet. Especially if you were a young boy, playing football with your pals, saving up to go to t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cities of the North by Adrian Jones and Chris Matthews
    Cities of the North - by Adrian Jones and Chris Matthews

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910170342 | ISBN 10: 1910170348

    Cities of the North explores the changing townscape, special character, architecture and planning of the great Northern English cities. It is a companion to Towns in Britain, published by Five Leaves in 2014, and it builds on the popular Jones the Pl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Pie at Night: In Search of the North at Play by Stuart Maconie
    The Pie at Night: In Search of the North at Play - by Stuart Maconie

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780091933821 | ISBN 10: 009193382x

    Factory, mine and mill. Industry, toil and grime. Its manufacturing roots mean we still see the North of England as a hardworking place. But, more than possibly anywhere else, the North has always known how to get dressed up, take itself out on the t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lancashire Folk: Ghostly Legends and Folklore from Ancient to Modern by Melanie Warren
    Lancashire Folk: Ghostly Legends and Folklore from Ancient to Modern - by Melanie Warren

    £17.50   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780764349836 | ISBN 10: 076434983x

    Journey through Lancashire, England, to visit 155 places where strange history meets creepy modern times. Arranged alphabetically by town and place, the stories tell of ghosts, witches, fairies, dragons, and altercations with the Devil (who is n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Neither Nowt nor Summat: In Search of the Meaning of Yorkshire by Ian McMillan
    Neither Nowt nor Summat: In Search of the Meaning of Yorkshire - by Ian McMillan

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780091959968 | ISBN 10: 0091959969

    Iím going to define the essence of this sprawling place as best I can. Iím going to start here, in this village, and radiate out like a ripple in a pond. I donít want to go to the obvious places, either; I want to be like a bus driver on my first mor ... more

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  • Cover image of book North West England Walks by Car, Bus and Train by Ray Knapman
    North West England Walks by Car, Bus and Train - by Ray Knapman

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781850589235 | ISBN 10: 1850589232

    This book describes walks that may be reached by public transport, mainly by using cheap off peak tickets.  The walks take advantage of public transport to enable linear routes to be followed along canals, lakes and valleys from one destination ... more

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  • Cover image of book Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women by Bernadette Hyland
    Northern ReSisters: Conversations with Radical Women - by Bernadette Hyland

    £5.95      (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993224706 | ISBN 10: 0993224709

    Bernadette Hyland interviews nine women from the North of England (including our own Mandy!) who have been active in some of the most important political campaigns of the last forty years, including trade unionism, Women's Liberation, anti-racism, th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Walking the Literary Landscape: 20 Classic Walks for Book-Lovers in Northern England by Ian Hamilton & Diane Roberts
    Walking the Literary Landscape: 20 Classic Walks for Book-Lovers in Northern England - by Ian Hamilton & Diane Roberts

    £12.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781906148782 | ISBN 10: 1906148783

    Literature and a love of the English countryside are natural companions. Walking the Literary Landscape brings the two together in a collection of 20 circular routes in the north of England, all between 3 and 9 miles (5 and 15 kilometres) in length. ... more

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  • Cover image of book The North (And Almost Everything In It) by Paul Morley
    The North (And Almost Everything In It) - by Paul Morley

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781408834015 | ISBN 10: 1408834014

    Paul Morley grew up in Reddish, less than five miles from Manchester and even closer to Stockport. Ever since the age of seven Morley has always thought of himself as a northerner. What that meant, he wasn't entirely sure. It was for him, as it is fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The North by John Bulmer
    The North - by John Bulmer

    £25.00   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781908457080 | ISBN 10: 1908457082

    John Bulmer was one of the leading photojournalists in the 1960s and 70s and was a major contributor to The Sunday Times Magazine. Over the course of a decade, he made a number of assignments to the North of England to document the decline of the old ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Kind of Loving by Sam Barstow
    A Kind of Loving - by Sam Barstow

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906998356 | ISBN 10: 1906998353

    Originally published in 1960, Stan Barstow's debut novel became a cult classic.   A tale of love, lust and loneliness, it tells the story of Vic Brown a young working-class Yorkshireman. Vic is attracted to the beautiful but demanding Ingrid. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North by Stuart Maconie
    Pies and Prejudice: In Search of the North - by Stuart Maconie

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780091910235 | ISBN 10: 0091910234

    'My name in Stuart Maconie, and I am from the north of England. Some time ago, I was standing in my kitchen, rustling up a Sunday brunch for some very hungover, very northern mates who were 'down' for the weekend. One of the was helping me out and, r ... more

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