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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

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

Diane Abbott: The Authorised Biography - by Robin Bunce and Samara Linton - £20.00
More than three decades after her election to Parliament, Diane Abbott is still racking up firsts. The first black woman elected to Parliament, she also recently became the first black person to represent their party at PMQs. Abbott came to fame in t ... 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

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

New Daughters of Africa: An International Anthology of Writing by Women of African Descent - by Margaret Busby (Editor) - £14.99
Showcasing the work of more than 200 women writers of African descent, this major international collection celebrates their contributions to literature and international culture.  Twenty-five years ago, Margaret Busby’s groundbreaking anthology ... 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

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

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

Brunt Boggart: A Tapestry of Tales - by David Greygoose - £8.99
"A rich, primordial dreamtime... A wonderful excavation of the story traditions that our ancestors huddled around for warmth... highly recommended."(Alan Moore, author of Watchmen) "Utterly wonderful… in his bones, David Greygoose understands th ... more

The Art of Disruption: A Manifesto For Real Change - by Magid Magid - £12.99
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

The Midnight Library - by Matt Haig - £16.99
Between life and death there is a library. When Nora Seed finds herself in the Midnight Library, she has a chance to make things right. Up until now, her life has been full of misery and regret.  She feels she has let everyone down, including ... 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

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

How Bad are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything - by Mike Berners-Lee - £9.99
How Bad Are Bananas? was a groundbreaking book when first published in 2009, when most of us were hearing the phrase 'carbon footprint' for the first time. Mike Berners-Lee set out to inform us what was important (aviation, heating, swimming pools) a ... 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

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

The Testaments - by Margaret Atwood - £8.99
Margaret Atwood’s dystopian masterpiece, The Handmaid’s Tale, is a modern classic. Now she brings the iconic story to a dramatic conclusion in this riveting sequel.  More than fifteen years after the events of The Handmaid’s Tale, the theoc ... 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

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

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

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

How to Stay Sane in an Age of Division - by Elif Shafak - £4.99
It feels like the world is falling apart. So how do we keep hold of our optimism? How do we nurture the parts of ourselves that hope, trust and believe in something better? And how can we stay sane in this world of division?  In this beautifu ... 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

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

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

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

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

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

Summer - by Ali Smith - £16.99
The unmissable finale to Ali Smith's dazzling literary tour de force: the Seasonal quartet concludes in 2020 with Summer.  In the present, Sacha knows the world's in trouble. Her brother Robert just is trouble. Their mother and father are having ... more

The Emotional Load: And Other Invisible Stuff - by Emma - £14.99
Translated by Una Dimitrijevic.   After the success of The Mental Load, Emma continues in her new book to tangle with issues pertinent to women's experiences, from consent to the "power of love," from the care and attentiveness that women place on ... more

10 Minutes 38 Seconds in this Strange World - by Elif Shafak - £8.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019  'Expect vibrant, vivid and eye-opening descriptions of Middle Eastern life propelled by a tender storyline, all in Shafak's haunting, beautiful and considered prose' Vanity Fair  'Incredibly sens ... 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

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

Foxfire, Wolfskin & Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women - by Sharon Blackie - £8.99
‘She lived fully, my fox, and I envied her with all my heart. I wanted to dance with her, sister or lover, across the snow-clad vastness of this land. Together, we’d create the Northern Lights. For that is what foxes do – racing over the fells, ... 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

The Unwinding: And Other Dreamings - by Jackie Morris - £14.99
This book is not meant to be read from cover to cover. It is a book for dreamers. Slight of word, rich of image, its purpose is to ease the soul.  The paintings between these covers were worked in the between times, an unwinding of the soul, when ... 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

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

This is How You Lose the Time War - by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone - £10.00
WINNER OF The 2019 Reddit Stabby Award for Best Novella AND The 2019 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novella  SHORTLISTED FOR: 2020 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Hugo Award for Best Novella The Ray Bradbury Prize Nebula ... 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

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

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

Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti (10th edition) - by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain - £19.99
When Yarn Bombing was first published in 2009, the idea that knitted and crocheted objects could be used as a political act of resistance was brand new. Ten years and thousands of public acts of yarnarchy later, the art of knit and crochet graffiti h ... more

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race - by Reni Eddo-Lodge - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR A BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD   What does it mean to be a person of colour in a world dominated by white privilege?   Exploring everything from eradicated black histo ... 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

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

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele - £9.99
“Twelve. That was the year that I learned that being Black and poor defined me more than being bright and hopeful and ready.”   The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born.   ... more

The Calculating Stars - by Mary Robinette Kowal - £8.99
WINNER OF 2019 NEBULA, LOCUS AND HUGO AWARDS!   One woman. One mission. One chance to save the world.   It's 1952, and the world as we know it is gone. A meteorite has destroyed Washington DC, triggering extinction-level global war ... more

Murmur - by Will Eaves - £8.99
Murmur evokes the extraordinary life of Alan Turing, the beauty and sorrows of love, and the nature of consciousness. Winner of the Wellcome Prize and shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize.  Winner of the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize Winner of th ... more

Poems to Live Your Life By - by Chris Riddell (illustrator) - £12.99
In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.   This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six ... more

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