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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 21 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 Manchester Happened by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
    Manchester Happened - by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786075895 | ISBN 10: 178607589x

    SHORTLISTED FOR THE HEARST BIG BOOK AWARDS 2019  AN AMBITIOUS AND ASSURED COLLECTION OF SHORT STORIES FROM THE INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED AUTHOR OF KINTU.  If there's one thing the characters in Jennifer Makumbi's stories know, it's ho ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Love the Bones of You: My Father And The Making Of Me by Christopher Eccleston
    I Love the Bones of You: My Father And The Making Of Me - by Christopher Eccleston

    £20.00   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781471176319 | ISBN 10: 1471176312

    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

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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 Irish in Manchester C.1750-1921: Resistance, Adaptation and Identity by Mervyn Busteed
    The Irish in Manchester C.1750-1921: Resistance, Adaptation and Identity - by Mervyn Busteed

    £19.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526134356 | ISBN 10: 1526134357

    This book examines the development of the Irish community in Manchester, one of the most dynamic cities of nineteenth-century Britain. Based on research into a wide variety of local sources, it examines the process by which the Irish came to be blame ... more

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  • Cover image of book Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) by Neil Campbell
    Zero Hours (The Manchester Trilogy, Book Two) - by Neil Campbell

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784631482 | ISBN 10: 1784631485

    n this, the second volume of a projected Manchester trilogy, the young writer takes a zero-hours job in a mail-sorting depot but struggles to cope with the demands of menial work and the attitudes of his colleagues. Only after rescuing and acquiring ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Brother by Rosie Garland
    The Night Brother - by Rosie Garland

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780008166137 | ISBN 10: 0008166137

    Late nineteenth-century Manchester is a city of charms and dangers the perfect playground for young siblings, Edie and Gnome. But as they grow up, they grow apart, and while Gnome revels in the night-time, Edie wakes each morning, exhausted and uneas ... more

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  • Cover image of book Signs for Lost Children by Sarah Moss
    Signs for Lost Children - by Sarah Moss

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781847089137 | ISBN 10: 1847089135

    Only weeks into their marriage a young couple embark on a six-month period of separation. Tom Cavendish goes to Japan to build lighthouses and his wife Ally, Doctor Moberley-Cavendish, stays and works at the Truro asylum. As Ally plunges into the ins ... more

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  • Cover image of book We Go Around in the Night and are Consumed by Fire by Jules Grant
    We Go Around in the Night and are Consumed by Fire - by Jules Grant

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908434869 | ISBN 10: 1908434864

    Voiced by Donna and her streetwise god-daughter Aurora, this thrillingly original crime novel unfolds at breakneck speed at once furious, tender and heartbreaking.   Lesbian gangster and street poet Donna runs the all-female Bronte Close Gan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hidden Heroes of Easter Week: Memories of Volunteers from England Who Joined the Easter Rising by Robin Stocks
    Hidden Heroes of Easter Week: Memories of Volunteers from England Who Joined the Easter Rising - by Robin Stocks

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993439902 | ISBN 10: 099343990x

    In the middle of the Great War, members of the Irish community in British cities resolved to travel to Dublin to prepare for a rebellion to achieve Independence for Ireland.  The part played by the Manchester Volunteers has never before been ... more

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  • Cover image of book Electric Railways of Liverpool and Manchester by Graeme Gleaves
    Electric Railways of Liverpool and Manchester - by Graeme Gleaves

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781445639895 | ISBN 10: 1445639890

    Popular history will tell the tale of how the steam locomotive came to dominate Victorian Britain but while the steam railway died out in the 1960s, the electric railway was already a success story and one that would not only endure but dominate rail ... more

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  • Cover image of book Autobiography by Morrissey
    Autobiography - by Morrissey

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780141394817 | ISBN 10: 0141394811

    Steven Patrick Morrissey was born in Manchester on May 22nd 1959. Singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Smiths (1982-1987), Morrissey has been a solo artist for twenty-six years, during which time he has had three number 1 albums in England in thre ... more

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  • Cover image of book Breathe in the Dark: A Childhood Lost by Jane Hersey
    Breathe in the Dark: A Childhood Lost - by Jane Hersey

    £7.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781780881652 | ISBN 10: 1780881657

    Jane Herseys biography is told through the thoughts and voice of a traumatized, isolated child, enduring the stresses and strains of day-to-day life under difficult circumstances in 1960s Manchester. As a six year old child with sole care of a mothe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The First Cut by Fiona Corridan and Natasha Howes (Editors)
    The First Cut - by Fiona Corridan and Natasha Howes (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780901673824 | ISBN 10: 090167382x

    The First Cut is a major exhibition featuring new and recent works by over 30 international contemporary artists who work with paper in revolutionary ways.  Featuring established and emerging artists from America, Australia, China, Denmark, F ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sit Down! Listen to This! The Roger Eagle Story by Bill Sykes
    Sit Down! Listen to This! The Roger Eagle Story - by Bill Sykes

    £18.95   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781901746907 | ISBN 10: 1901746909

    Roger Eagle was a towering figure in British popular music. Uniquely, his influence straddled the cultural divide separating Manchester and Liverpool. The task of unifying the musical talents of these two cultural hubs has proved beyond almost everyo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics by Sonja Tiernan
    Eva Gore-Booth: An Image of Such Politics - by Sonja Tiernan

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780719082320 | ISBN 10: 0719082323

    This is the first dedicated biography of the extraordinary Irish woman, Eva Gore-Booth. Gore-Booth rejected her aristocratic heritage choosing to live and work amongst the poorest classes in industrial Manchester. Her work on behalf of barmaids, circ ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Midwifes Here! by Linda Fairley
    The Midwifes Here! - by Linda Fairley

    £8.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780007446308 | ISBN 10: 0007446306

    Delivering my first baby is a memory that will stay with me forever. Just feeling the warmth of a newborn head in your hands, that new life, theres honestly nothing like it Ive since brought more than 2,200 babies into the world, and I still ting ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chloe Poems
    Chloe Poems's Li'L Book O' Manchester - by Chloe Poems, illustrated by Paul Neads

    £6.00   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780954281694 | ISBN 10: 0954281691

    "There are angels in the northwest They swear and fight Knock seven kinds of shite Out of clouds and fairy dust. Whisper sweet nothings to Shooting stars Prop open clubs and bars Don't make noises when they Cry."(from 'Manchester') ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Worst it Can be is a Disaster: The Life Story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre by Braham Murray
    The Worst it Can be is a Disaster: The Life Story of Braham Murray and the Royal Exchange Theatre - by Braham Murray

    £25.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780713684902 | ISBN 10: 0713684909

    The Worst It Can Be is a Disaster is the autobiography of Braham Murray, founding director of the Royal Exchange Manchester which in 2006 celebrated its thirtieth anniversary.  Born into a Jewish family, Braham Murray struggled against his pa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester: Pub Walks for Motorists by Nick Burton
    Lancashire, Merseyside and Greater Manchester: Pub Walks for Motorists - by Nick Burton

    £8.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781853069031 | ISBN 10: 1853069035

    What better way to spend a leisurely few hours than to drive to the countryside, stretch your legs and then visit a good pub for some fine food. The 40 circular routes in this book show how this can be done. Each route, starting and finishing at or n ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pevsner Architectural Guides: Manchester by Clare Hartwell
    Pevsner Architectural Guides: Manchester - by Clare Hartwell

    £14.99   paperback   (2001) - ISBN 13: 9780300096668 | ISBN 10: 0300096666

    Manchester is the first in a brand new series of affordable, pocket-sized guides to England's cities and the first to include integrated colour illustrations.  Clare Hartwell's detailed guide examines the full range and variety of Manchester's b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Manchester, England by Dave Haslam
    Manchester, England - by Dave Haslam

    £11.99   paperback   (2000) - ISBN 13: 9781841151465 | ISBN 10: 1841151467

    The definitive account of the pop cult capital of the UK by Dave Haslam, one of Manchester's top DJs and journalists.   Manchester, a predominantly working-class city, away from the nation's capital, has been at the margins of English culture ... more

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