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Preloved - by Lauren Bravo - £9.99
‘Lauren Bravo is one of my very favourite writers.’ Dolly Alderton  Gwen is coasting through life. She’s in her mid-thirties, perpetually single, her friends are busy procreating in the countryside and conversations with her parents see ... more

May Day - by Jackie Kay - £10.99
May Day is the long-awaited new poetry collection from one of our best-loved poets and former Makar of Scotland, Jackie Kay.  These poems cast an eye over several decades of political activism, from the international solidarity of the Glasgow ... more

Enter Ghost - by Isabella Hammad - £9.99
**LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2024**  **LONGLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2024**  Reeling from a disastrous love affair, actress Sonia Nasir finds love and hope in Shakespeare and Palestine.  ‘A vital ... more

We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I: A Palestinian Memoir - by Raja Shehadeh - £10.99
A subtle psychological portrait of the author's relationship with his father during the twentieth-century battle for Palestinian human rights.   A FINALIST FOR THE US NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2023 FOR NONFICTION   'Profoundly personal as wel ... more

Getting Better: Life Lessons on Going Under, Getting Over It, and Getting Through It - by Michael Rosen - £10.99
The stunning new memoir from the Sunday Times bestselling author of Many Different Kinds of Love.  A Guardian book of 2023 A BBC book of 2023  'If I could prescribe Getting Better to the entire nation, I would... It's a book that inspires ho ... more

Walking Distance - by Lizzy Stewart - £9.99
A hybrid prose and comics-format essay on the experience of being a woman out walking.  Merging the personal and the political, observation and contemplation, the author examines what her life is and wonders what it should be; what is expecte ... more

Lobster: And Other Things I’m Learning to Love - by Hollie McNish - £18.99
A brand-new collection from the award-winning poet, the companion piece to the Sunday Times bestselling Slug  ‘Funny, so smart and refreshingly honest‘ SARAH MILLICAN  ‘Hollie McNish’s words always sweep me away‘ GIOVANNA FL ... more

I Shall Not Hate: A Gaza Doctor's Journey on the Road to Peace and Human Dignity - by Izzeldin Abuelaish - £12.99
Heart-breaking, hopeful and horrifying, I Shall Not Hate is a Palestinian doctor's inspiring account of his extraordinary life, growing up in poverty but determined to treat his patients in Gaza and Israel regardless of their ethnic origin.   ... more

Because I Don't Know What You Mean and What You Don't - by Josie Long - £9.99
From a comic mastermind comes this brilliant collection of stories   Three teenagers believe they are witches. A woman defaces a local billboard. A bored landlord tries to influence his son’s best friend. A cul-de-sac WhatsApp group discusses ... more

Queer Square Mile: Queer Short Stories from Wales - by Kirsti Bohata, Mihangel Morgan and Huw Osborne (Editors) - £15.00
This ground-breaking volume makes visible a long and diverse tradition of queer writing from Wales. Spanning genres from ghost stories and science fiction to industrial literature and surrealist modernism, these are stories of love, loss and transfor ... more

Free For All: Why The NHS Is Worth Saving - by Gavin Francis - £7.99
An urgent call-to-arms in defence of our NHS.  'Needle-sharp analysis from the front line' Ian Rankin  'Wonderful ... A heartbreaking chronicle of the NHS's near-demise, and a call to action' Leah Hazard  'Compassionate, cleve ... more

The Book of Form and Emptiness - by Ruth Ozeki - £9.99
A brilliantly inventive novel about loss, growing up and our relationship with things, by the Booker Prize-shortlisted author of A Tale for the Time Being.  WINNER OF THE 2022 WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION  When a book and a reader are meant fo ... more

Sweet Bean Paste - by Durian Sukegawa - £9.99
‘I’m in story heaven with this book.’ Cecelia Ahern, author of P.S. I Love You  A charming tale of friendship, love and loneliness in contemporary Japan.   Sentaro has failed. He has a criminal record, drinks too much, and his dr ... more

The Orange and Other Poems - by Wendy Cope - £8.99
The Orange provides the perfect introduction to Wendy Cope, one of Britain’s wittiest, best-selling and best-loved poets.  My heart has made its mind up And I’m afraid it’s you.   A glorious selection of Wendy Cope’s most be ... more

Conversations from Calais: Sharing Refugee Stories - by Mathilda Della Torre - £14.99
‘A beautiful, deeply affecting and powerful marriage between art and activism’ – KHALED HOSSEINI, bestselling author of The Kite Runner  ‘These are vital conversations. Everyone should eavesdrop on them’- KAMILA SHAMSIE, author of a ... more

The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography - by Benjamin Zephaniah - £10.99
*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

Our Stories: 75 Years of the NHS from the People Who Built It, Lived It and Love It - by Stephanie Snow (Editor) - £16.99
FOREWORD BY ADAM KAY, AUTHOR OF THIS IS GOING TO HURT   Portion of proceeds go to NHS Charities Together.   A beautiful and heart-warming collection of stories, this landmark publication tells, for the first time ever, the rich history of the ... more

A Heart That Works - by Rob Delaney - £10.99
In this memoir of loss, acclaimed writer and comedian Rob Delaney grapples with the fragile miracle of life, the mysteries of death, and the question of purpose for those left behind.  When you’re a parent and your child gets hurt or sick, you ... more

Before Your Memory Fades - by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - £9.99
The third novel in the international bestselling Before the Coffee Gets Cold series, following four new customers in a cafe where customers can travel back in time.  On the hillside of Mount Hakodate in northern Japan, Cafe Donna Donna is fabled ... more

Wolfish: The Stories We Tell About Fear, Ferocity and Freedom - by Erica Berry - £10.99
An original and probing debut work of non-fiction by a brilliant new writer, rooted in her years-long quest to study the cultural legacy of the wolf.  A MOST ANTICIPATED BOOK OF 2023 FOR FINANCIAL TIMES, TIME, VULTURE, LIT HUB, GOODREADS, RUM ... more

My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World's Deadliest Migration Route - by Sally Hayden - £10.99
WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE 2022 WINNER OF THE MICHEL DÉON PRIZE 2022  ‘The most important work of contemporary reporting I have ever read’ SALLY ROONEY  The Western world has turned its back on refugees, fuelling one of the most devasta ... 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

Mischief Acts - by Zoe Gilbert - £9.99
A SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR   'A work of extraordinary ambition, brilliantly realised' OBSERVER 'A mesmerising journey down the byways of English folklore' MAIL ON SUNDAY 'Verbally dextrous, inventive, and hugely entertaining' THE TIME ... more

Shrines of Gaiety - by Kate Atkinson - £9.99
'Atkinson on her finest form. A marvel of plate-spinning narrative knowhow, a peak performance of consummate control.' OBSERVER  'This is the perfect novel for uncertain times.' THE TIMES   'I can think of few writers other than Dicken ... more

Antisemitism: What It Is, What It Isn't, Why It Matters - by Julia Neuberger - £8.99
Antisemitism has been on the rise in recent years, with violent attacks, increased verbal insults, and an acceptability in some circles of what would hitherto have been condemned as outrageous antisemitic discourse. Yet despite the dramatic increase ... more

Hagitude: Reimagining the Second Half of Life - by Sharon Blackie - £10.99
A radical rewriting of the future for all women approaching their mid and elder years.  ‘There can be a perverse pleasure, as well as a sense of rightness and beauty, in insisting on flowering just when the world expects you to become quiet and ... more

The Outrun - by Amy Liptrot - £10.99
WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2016   SHORTLISTED FOR THE WELLCOME PRIZE 2016   When Amy Liptrot returns to Orkney after more than a decade away, she is drawn back to the Outrun on the sheep farm where she grew up. Approaching the land that was ... more

Doppelganger: A Trip Into the Mirror World - by Naomi Klein - £25.00
*THE INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER*  ‘If I had to name a single book that makes sense of these last few dark years, it would be this one’ New York Times  ‘A deeply compelling read... urgent and necessary’ Evening Standard   Nao ... more

Backbone of the Nation: Mining Communities and the Great Strike of 1984-85 - by Robert Gildea - £25.00
A powerful new history of the Great Strike in the miners’ own voices, based on more than 140 interviews with former miners and their families.  Forty years ago, Arthur Scargill led the National Union of Mineworkers on one of the largest str ... more

Breathtaking: Inside the NHS in a Time of Pandemic - by Rachel Clarke - £10.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES TOP TEN BESTSELLER NOW A MAJOR TV DRAMA   How does it feel to confront a pandemic from the inside, one patient at a time? To bridge the gulf between a perilously unwell patient in quarantine and their distraught family outsid ... more

Violeta - by Isabel Allende - £8.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING NOVEL FROM LITERARY LEGEND ISABEL ALLENDE   'Epic, beautifully crafted... Gripping from start to finish' DAILY TELEGRAPH 'A moving exploration of both the pain and the freedom of being an outsider' NEW STATESMAN ... more

The House in the Cerulean Sea - by T.J Klune - £9.99
An enchanting story, masterfully told, The House in the Cerulean Sea by TJ Klune is about the profound experience of discovering an unlikely family in an unexpected place – and realizing that family could be yours.   He expected nothing. But ... more

The Great Post Office Scandal - by Nick Wallis - £13.99
The story of the fight to expose a multimillion IT disaster that put innocent people in jail.  The definitive account of what has been described as one of the UK's biggest ever miscarriages of justice. Written by award-winning broadcaster and jou ... more

On Antisemitism: Solidarity and the Struggle for Justice in Palestine - by Jewish Voice for Peace - £16.99
Foreword by Judith Butler   When the State of Israel claims to represent all Jewish people, defenders of Israeli policy redefine antisemitism to include criticism of Israel. Antisemitism is harmful and real in our society. What must also be ad ... more

Why Sinead O'Connor Matters - by Allyson McCabe - £21.99
A stirring defense of Sinéad O’Connor’s music and activism, and an indictment of the culture that cancelled her.  In 1990, Sinéad O’Connor’s video for “Nothing Compares 2 U” turned her into a superstar. Two years later, an appea ... more

Unearthed: On Race and Roots, and How the Soil Taught Me I Belong - by Claire Ratinon - £10.99
'A beautiful book about nature... I recommend it' Afua Hirsch   A beautiful work of nature-writing, memoir and storytelling that will change the way we think about the natural world. Unearthed is the story of how, after years of a troubled rel ... more

In Defence of Witches: Why Women Are Still on Trial - by Mona Chollet - £9.99
"What remains of the witch hunts? A stubborn misogyny, which still tints the way our societies look at single women, childless women, aging women, or quite simply, free women... Today more than ever, witches tell us about our world and lead the way." ... more

The Unfamiliar: A Queer Motherhood Memoir - by Kirsty Logan - £16.99
An unconventional, unexpectedly funny, brutally honest memoir about infertility, pregnancy and motherhood.  ‘You and your partner want a baby. But your two bodies can’t make a baby together.’  If you want a baby but your body says other ... more

Strong Female Character - by Fern Brady - £10.99

Goshawk Summer: The Diary of an Extraordinary Season in the Forest - by James Aldred - £10.99
WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR NATURE WRITING 2022  James Aldred’s prize-winning lockdown diary of his summer in the New Forest, featuring a stunning new linocut cover by illustrator Nick Hayes.   ’A beautiful inspirational t ... more

The Lighthouse Witches - by C.J. Cooke - £9.99
Don’t miss the brand-new chilling gothic thriller from the bestselling author...  ’Cooke has creatively interwoven the darkness of reality with a magical realism that will truly have you gripped’ Woman & Home ‘Fascinating and enthral ... more

The KLF: Chaos, Magic and the Band who Burned a Million Pounds (10th Anniversary Edition) - by John Higgs - £23.00
'The best non-fiction book I've ever read. It's magical. Stunning' Dan Schreiber, No Such Thing As a Fish 'A pop biography for people who don't read pop biographies' Dorian Lynskey, Guardian 'Brilliant, discursive and wise' Ben Goldacre 'Utt ... more

The Lost Rainforests of Britain - by Guy Shrubsole - £10.99
WINNER OF THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE FOR CONSERVATION 2023  The Sunday Times Science Book of the Year  As seen on Countryfile  ‘If anyone was born to save Britain’s rainforests, it was Guy Shrubsole’ Sunday Times  Shor ... more

What You Are Looking for is in the Library - by Michiko Aoyama - £12.99
THE BESTSELLING JAPANESE NOVEL  For fans of The Midnight Library and Before the Coffee Gets Cold, this soul-stirring Japanese novel shows how the perfect book recommendation can help us fulfil our dreams.  'I definitely want to visit ... more

Critical: Why the NHS is Being Betrayed and How We Can Fight For It - by Dr Julia Grace Patterson - £16.99
The true, eye-opening account of how the NHS has been failed and what we can do to save it.  ‘The NHS is an institution. But it’s also a political football, kicked back and forth between politicians for the past 75 years. It’s a burden to s ... more

The Whale at the End of the World - by John Ironmonger - £9.99
Previously published as NOT FORGETTING THE WHALE  THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER  ‘A gentle and uplifting tale of warding off apocalypse in a remote corner of Cornwall... charming’ Financial Times  For fans of ELEANOR OLIPHA ... more

Now She is Witch - by Kirsty Logan - £9.99
She dug her mother's grave in the poison garden so it would stay hidden...  From the snowy winter woods to the bright midnight sun; from lost and powerless to finding your path, Now She is Witch conjures a world of violence and beauty - a world w ... more

What You Need to Be Warm - by Neil Gaiman - £12.99
Sometimes it only takes a stranger in a dark place... to say we have the right to be here, to make us warm in the coldest season.  In 2019, Neil Gaiman asked his Twitter followers: What reminds you of warmth? Over 1,000 responses later, Neil bega ... more

Poetry for the Many: An Anthology - by Jeremy Corbyn and Len McCluskey - £16.99
Foreword by MELISSA BENN | Introduction by KARIE MURPHY   Jeremy Corbyn and Len McCluskey collaborated to help achieve the biggest electoral success for socialism in recent British history. The two men share a passionate belief in a fairer, mo ... more

Julia - by Sandra Newman - £18.99
London, chief city of Airstrip One, the third most populous province of Oceania. It’s 1984 and Julia Worthing works as a mechanic fixing the novel-writing machines in the Fiction Department at the Ministry of Truth. Under the ideology of IngSoc and ... more

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