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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 28 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 The Messenger by Shiv Malik
    The Messenger - by Shiv Malik

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781783350452 | ISBN 10: 1783350458

    Every reporter knows the first rule of journalism: never betray your source. But what if your source turns out to be unworthy of your silence? What if it's your source who betrays you?  The Messenger tells the story of an unlikely friendship betw ... more

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  • Cover image of book A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda
    A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide - by Linda Melvern

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786995452 | ISBN 10: 178699545x

    Linda Melvern’s classic, investigative account of the Rwandan genocide, now with a new Introduction.  Events in Rwanda in 1994 mark a landmark in the history of modern genocide. Up to one million people were killed in a planned public and p ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier
    The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money - by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786070708 | ISBN 10: 1786070707

    From the winners of the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Explanatory Reporting   11.5 million documents sent through encrypted channels. The secret records of 214,000 offshore companies. The largest data leak in history.   In early 2015, an anonymous wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait
    Chernobyl Prayer: A Chronicle of the Future - by Svetlana Alexievich, translated by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780241270530 | ISBN 10: 0241270537

    The startling history of the Chernobyl disaster by Svetlana Alexievich, the winner of the Nobel prize in literature 2015.   - A new translation by Anna Gunin and Arch Tait based on the revised text -   On 26 April 1986, at 1.23am, a ser ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Think You
    I Think You'll Find it's a Bit More Complicated Than That - by Ben Goldacre

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780007505142 | ISBN 10: 0007505140

    In Bad Science, Ben Goldacre hilariously exposed the tricks that quacks and journalists use to distort science. In Bad Pharma, he put the $600 billion global pharmaceutical industry under the microscope. Now the pick of the journalism by one of our ... more

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  • Cover image of book Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers by Joris Luyendijk
    Swimming with Sharks: My Journey into the World of the Bankers - by Joris Luyendijk

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781783350643 | ISBN 10: 1783350644

    Joris Luyendijk, an investigative journalist, knew as much about banking as the average person: almost nothing. Bankers, he thought, were ruthless, competitive, bonus-obsessed sharks, irrelevant to his life. And then he was assigned to investigate th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World by Anya Schiffrin (Editor)
    Global Muckraking: 100 Years of Investigative Journalism from Around the World - by Anya Schiffrin (Editor)

    £19.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781595589736 | ISBN 10: 1595589732

    Selected by todays leading journalists, the gems of muckraking journalism from Britain to Burma.  The foreign correspondent is frequently the only means of getting an important story told, or of drawing the worlds attention to disasters in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Undercover: The True Story of Britain
    Undercover: The True Story of Britain's Secret Police - by Paul Lewis and Rob Evans

    £10.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783350346 | ISBN 10: 1783350342

    The gripping stories of a group of police spies - written by the award-winning investigative journalists who exposed the Mark Kennedy scandal - and the uncovering of forty years of state espionage. The job of the clandestine unit was to monitor B ... more

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  • Cover image of book We are Going to Kill Each Other Today: The Marikana Story by T. Jika, S. Mosamo, L. Sadiki, A. Saba, F.Dlangamandla and L. Ledwaba
    We are Going to Kill Each Other Today: The Marikana Story - by T. Jika, S. Mosamo, L. Sadiki, A. Saba, F.Dlangamandla and L. Ledwaba

    £15.95   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780624063452 | ISBN 10: 0624063453

    On 16 August 2012 the most shocking carnage in South Africas recent history occurred in the platinum mining town of Rustenburg: the Marikana shooting that left 34 striking miners dead.   This book tells the story behind the newspaper headlin ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Expo Files: Articles by the Crusading Journalist by Stieg Larsson, edited by Daniel Poohl, translated Laurie Thompson
    The Expo Files: Articles by the Crusading Journalist - by Stieg Larsson, edited by Daniel Poohl, translated Laurie Thompson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780857387066 | ISBN 10: 0857387065

    With an introduction by Tariq Ali. Now almost exclusively known as the author of the bestselling Trilogy, as a professional journalist Stieg Larsson was an untiring crusader for democracy and equality. As a reporter and editor-in-chief on th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Alternative Journalism, Alternative Voices by Tony Harcup
    Alternative Journalism, Alternative Voices - by Tony Harcup

    £28.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780415521895 | ISBN 10: 0415521890

    Bringing together new and classic work by Tony Harcup, this book considers the development of alternative journalism from the 1970s up until today.   Bringing theory and practice together, Harcup builds an understanding of alternative media th ... more

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  • Cover image of book And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic by Randy Shilts
    And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic - by Randy Shilts

    £18.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780285640191 | ISBN 10: 0285640194

    In 1981, the year when AIDS came to international attention, Randy Shilts was employed by The San Francisco Chronicle as the first openly gay journalist dealing with gay issues. He quickly devoted himself to reporting on the developing epidemic, tryi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban: Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11 by Syed Saleem Shahzad
    Inside Al-Qaeda and the Taliban: Beyond Bin Laden and 9/11 - by Syed Saleem Shahzad

    £22.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745331010 | ISBN 10: 0745331017

    President Obama may have delivered on his campaign promise to kill Osama bin Laden, but as an Al-Qaeda strategist bin Laden has been dead for years. This book introduces and examines the new generation of Al-Qaeda leaders who have been behind the mos ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Night Cleaner by Florence Aubenas
    The Night Cleaner - by Florence Aubenas

    £7.99   hardback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780745651996 | ISBN 10: 0745651992

    The idea was simple: pack a suitcase, go to another city where you have no connections and try to find a job, anonymously. That was the idea that took Florence Aubenas - one of France's most accomplished undercover journalists - on a journey into th ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches by Anna Politkovskaya
    Nothing But the Truth: Selected Dispatches - by Anna Politkovskaya

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099526681 | ISBN 10: 0099526689

    A wide-ranging and lasting collection of writing by one of the most outstanding and courageous reporters of our era. Until her murder in October 2006, Anna Politkovskaya wrote for the Russian newspaper Novaya gazeta. She won international fam ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Silent State: Secrets, Surveillance and the Myth of British Democracy by Heather Brooke
    The Silent State: Secrets, Surveillance and the Myth of British Democracy - by Heather Brooke

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780099537625 | ISBN 10: 0099537621

    Award-winning investigative journalist Heather Brooke exposes the shocking and farcical lack of transparency at all levels of government. At a time when the State knows more than ever about us, Brooke argues that without proper access to the informat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Weirdo. Mosher. Freak (If Only They
    Weirdo. Mosher. Freak (If Only They'd Stopped at Name Calling) - by Catherine Smyth

    £7.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781904590279 | ISBN 10: 1904590276

    Twenty-year-old Sophie Lancaster was kicked to death by a pack of 'feral' youths at her local park in Bacup, Lancashire. Her boyfriend, Rob Maltby, was also set upon and received life-threatening injuries.  Their only 'crime' was to dress dif ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Punishment of Gaza by Gideon Levy
    The Punishment of Gaza - by Gideon Levy

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844676019 | ISBN 10: 1844676013

    The story behind Israel's assualt on Gaza, by an acclaimed Haaretz journalist.   Israels 2009 invasion of Gaza was a vicious act of aggression that left well over one thousand Palestinians dead and devastated the infrastructure of an already ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Angel of Grozny: Life Inside Chechnya by Asne Seierstad, translated by Nadia Christensen
    The Angel of Grozny: Life Inside Chechnya - by Asne Seierstad, translated by Nadia Christensen

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781844083961 | ISBN 10: 1844083969

    In the early hours of New Year's Eve 1994, Russian troops invaded the Republic of Chechnya, plunging the country into a prolonged and bloody conflict. Asne Seierstad reported regularly on the war, describing its effects on those trying to live their ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa
    The Wizard of the Nile: The Hunt for Africa's Most Wanted - by Matthew Green

    £8.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781846270314 | ISBN 10: 1846270316

    Somewhere in the jungles of Uganda, there hides a fugitive rebel-leder: in charge of a ragged army of brutalised child soldiers and said to take his orders direct from the spirit world, he has left a bloody trail of devastation across his country. Jo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Belching Out the Devil: Global Adventures with Coca Cola by Mark Thomas
    Belching Out the Devil: Global Adventures with Coca Cola - by Mark Thomas

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780091927042 | ISBN 10: 0091927048

    Coca-Cola and its logo are everywhere. In our homes, our workplaces, and even our schools. It is a company that sponsors the Olympics, backs US presidents and even re-brands Santa Claus. A truly universal product, it has even been served in space. F ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gomorrah: Italy
    Gomorrah: Italy's Other Mafia - by Roberto Saviano

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780330450997 | ISBN 10: 0330450999

    Published to coincide with the eponymous blockbuster film, Roberto Saviano's groundbreaking and utterly compelling book is a major international bestseller and has to date sold 750,000 copies in Italy alone. Since publishing his searing expose of the ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Russian Diary by Anna Politkovskaya
    A Russian Diary - by Anna Politkovskaya

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099523451 | ISBN 10: 0099523450

    A Russian Diary is the book that Anna Politkovskaya had recently completed when she was murdered in a contract killing in Moscow. Covering the period from the Russian parliamentary elections of December 2003 to the tragic aftermath of the Beslan scho ... more

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  • Cover image of book Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W.Bush by Barry M. Lando
    Web of Deceit: The History of Western Complicity in Iraq, from Churchill to Kennedy to George W.Bush - by Barry M. Lando

    £12.95   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781590512388 | ISBN 10: 1590512383

    An investigative history of Western complicity in Saddam Husseins crimes reveals the story his trial never will. In February 1991, the Shia of southern Iraq rose against Saddam Hussein. Barry M. Lando, a former investigative producer for 60 Minu ... more

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  • Cover image of book A People On The Boil: Reflections on June 16 1976 and Beyond by Harry Mashabela
    A People On The Boil: Reflections on June 16 1976 and Beyond - by Harry Mashabela

    £11.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781770092082 | ISBN 10: 1770092080

    A people on the boil which includes a new chapter and new photographs is an account by a black newspaper journalist's reflections of the tumultuous events of 1976 which started in his own backyard. The author's reflections of the events which became ... more

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  • Cover image of book Your Right to Know: A Citizen
    Your Right to Know: A Citizen's Guide to the Freedom of Information Act - by Heather Brooke

    £21.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780745325828 | ISBN 10: 0745325823

    Have you ever wanted to know: Which doctor has the best operation success rate in your health trust? If MI5 has a file on you? The actual number and types of crimes that happen in your street? Which streets are targeted by parking attendants in your ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tell Me No Lies: Investigative Journalism and Its Triumphs by John Pilger (editor)
    Tell Me No Lies: Investigative Journalism and Its Triumphs - by John Pilger (editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780099437451 | ISBN 10: 0099437457

    Over the past few decades 'investigative journalism' has come to mean the kind of brave reporting that exposes injustice, wrongdoing, and above all, the abuse of power. John Pilger selects the articles included in this anthology, paying his own profe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Palestine by Joe Sacco
    Palestine - by Joe Sacco

    £14.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780224069823 | ISBN 10: 0224069829

    In late 1991 and early 1992, at the time of the first Intifada, Joe Sacco spent two months with the Palestinians in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, travelling and taking notes. Upon returning to the United States, he started writing and drawing Palesti ... more

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