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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 12 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Invisible: A Diary of Rough Sleeping in Britain by Andrew Fraser
    Invisible: A Diary of Rough Sleeping in Britain - by Andrew Fraser

    £10.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781904491316 | ISBN 10: 1904491316

    Many writers and books talk about the homeless. Andrew has direct experience. His writing on life as a rough sleeper, interwoven through this scorching diary piece, offers a clear-eyed truth from the gutters of Britain’s housing crisis. His testimo ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States by Craig Willse
    The Value of Homelessness: Managing Surplus Life in the United States - by Craig Willse

    £20.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780816693481 | ISBN 10: 081669348x

    It is all too easy to assume that social service programs respond to homelessness, seeking to prevent and understand it. The Value of Homelessness argues that homelessness today is an effect of social services and social sciences, which shape not onl ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Glasgow Coma Scale by Neil Stewart
    The Glasgow Coma Scale - by Neil Stewart

    £8.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781472113115 | ISBN 10: 147211311x

    Set in Glasgow, this is a bitter-sweet story about two very different people trying to survive very different kinds of crises. Funny, sad and tender, The Glasgow Coma Scale is a richly layered novel: it announces a major new literary talent.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book All That is Solid: The Great Housing Disaster by Danny Dorling
    All That is Solid: The Great Housing Disaster - by Danny Dorling

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780141978192 | ISBN 10: 0141978198

    Housing was at the heart of the financial collapse, and our economy is now precariously reliant on the housing market. In this groundbreaking new book, Danny Dorling argues that housing is the defining issue of our times.  Tracing how we got to our c ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Busker by Liam Murray Bell
    The Busker - by Liam Murray Bell

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908434371 | ISBN 10: 1908434376

    SCOTTISH BOOK TRUST 2014 PICK OF THE YEAR   Three cities, two years, one chance: from the author of the critically acclaimed debut So It Is — shortlisted for best first book at the Scottish Book Awards 2013 — comes the hard-hitting story of a young ... more

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  • Cover image of book The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat by James Bowen
    The World According to Bob: The Further Adventures of One Man and His Street-wise Cat - by James Bowen

    £7.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781444777574 | ISBN 10: 1444777572

    The sequel to the bestselling A Street Cat Named Bob continues the remarkable adventures of James and Bob showing - through new stories - how Bob's extraordinary street wisdom has shown James the meaning of friendship, loyalty, trust - and happiness. ... more

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  • Cover image of book No Fixed Abode: A Journey Through Homelessness from Cornwall to London by Charlie Carroll
    No Fixed Abode: A Journey Through Homelessness from Cornwall to London - by Charlie Carroll

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849534154 | ISBN 10: 1849534152

    In the summer of 2011, Charlie found the school he taught at could not afford to renew his teaching contract. With no job and no money, but suddenly all the time in the world, he decided to travel from Cornwall to London in a peculiarly old-fashioned ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets by James Bowen
    A Street Cat Named Bob: How One Man and His Cat Found Hope on the Streets - by James Bowen

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781444737110 | ISBN 10: 1444737112

    When James Bowen found an injured, ginger street cat curled up in the hallway of his sheltered accommodation, he had no idea just how much his life was about to change. James was living hand to mouth on the streets of London and the last thing he nee ... more

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  • Cover image of book No and Me by Delphine de Vigan, translated from the French by George Miller
    No and Me - by Delphine de Vigan, translated from the French by George Miller

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780747599647 | ISBN 10: 0747599645

    A tense, brilliant novel of home and homelessness.  Lou Bertignac has an IQ of 160 and a good friend in class rebel Lucas. At home her father puts a brave face on things but cries in secret in the bathroom, while her mother rarely spea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sectioned: A Life Interrupted by John O
    Sectioned: A Life Interrupted - by John O

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780719520549 | ISBN 10: 0719520541

    'I'd been in Claybury for four months before I was given ECT. I was sixteen. The day I went down for it I was wearing a striped hospital dressing gown and yellow pyjamas. I'd been given the Last Rites.'  John O'Donoghue was first admitted to Claybu ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Grass Arena by John Healy
    The Grass Arena - by John Healy

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141189598 | ISBN 10: 0141189592

    In his searing autobiography, John Healy describes his fifteen years living rough in London without state aid, when begginh carried an automatic three-year prison sentence and vagrant alcoholics prowled the parks and streets in search of drink or pre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unsettled: In a Hole. Climbed a Mountain. The Life of a Big Issue Man by Graham Walker and
    Unsettled: In a Hole. Climbed a Mountain. The Life of a Big Issue Man - by Graham Walker and 'Pete the Brush'

    £7.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780955352089 | ISBN 10: 0955352088

    Unsettled by Graham Walker is an inspiration autobiography. It will make you laugh and it will make you cry. Most of all, it will change the way you view homeless people for ever. Graham Walker began giving away excerpts from his life story writ ... more

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