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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 85 books in this booklist

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  • Cover image of book Eugene V. Debs: A Graphic Biography by Paul Buhle, Steve Max, and Dave Nance, illustrated by Noah Van Sciver
    Eugene V. Debs: A Graphic Biography - by Paul Buhle, Steve Max, and Dave Nance, illustrated by Noah Van Sciver

    £11.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781786636874 | ISBN 10: 1786636875

    A graphic biography of socialist labor legend Eugene V. Debs.  Dynamic and beloved American radical, labor leader, and socialist Eugene Victor Debs led the Socialist Party to federal and state office across the United States by the 1920s. Imp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Where We Go from Here: Two Years in the Resistance by Bernie Sanders
    Where We Go from Here: Two Years in the Resistance - by Bernie Sanders

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781785904677 | ISBN 10: 1785904671

    During his campaign for President in 2016, Senator Bernie Sanders stated over and over again that the future of America was dependent upon its willingness to start a political revolution. Real change never occurs from the top down – it always happe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Becoming by Michelle Obama
    Becoming - by Michelle Obama

    £25.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780241334140 | ISBN 10: 0241334144

    An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States.  In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unhinged: An Insider
    Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House - by Omarosa Manigault Newman

    £20.00   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471180439 | ISBN 10: 1471180433

    #1 New York Times Bestseller   The former Assistant to the President and Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison in the Trump White House provides an eye-opening look into the corruption and controversy of the current admin ... more

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  • Cover image of book So They Call You Pisher! A Memoir by Michael Rosen
    So They Call You Pisher! A Memoir - by Michael Rosen

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786633996 | ISBN 10: 178663399x

    The brilliant family memoir of the much-beloved poet and political campaigner.  In this hilarious, moving memoir, much-loved children’s poet and political campaigner Michael Rosen recalls the first twenty-three years of his life. He was born in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa
    Dare Not Linger: The Presidential Years - by Nelson Mandela and Mandla Langa

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781509809615 | ISBN 10: 1509809619

    "I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mandela: His Essential Life by Peter Hain
    Mandela: His Essential Life - by Peter Hain

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781786607584 | ISBN 10: 1786607581

    Mandela: His Essential Life chronicles the life and legacy of one of the twentieth century's most influential and admired statesmen. Charting his development from remote rural roots to city lawyer, freedom fighter, and then political leader, Peter Ha ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman
    A Woman's Work - by Harriet Harman

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780141983868 | ISBN 10: 0141983868

    When Harriet Harman started her career, men-only job adverts and a 'women's rate' of pay were the norm, female MPs were a tiny minority - a woman couldn't even sign for a mortgage. But, she argues, we should never just be grateful that things are bet ... more

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  • Cover image of book Party Animals: My Family and Other Communists by David Aaronovitch
    Party Animals: My Family and Other Communists - by David Aaronovitch

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099478973 | ISBN 10: 0099478978

    In July 1961, just before David Aaronovitch's seventh birthday, Yuri Gagarin came to London. The Russian cosmonaut was everything the Aaronovitch family wished for - a popular and handsome embodiment of modern communism.  But who were they, these ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life by Malachi O
    Gerry Adams: An Unauthorised Life - by Malachi O'Doherty

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780571315956 | ISBN 10: 057131595x

    How did Gerry Adams grow from a revolutionary street activist – in perpetual danger of arrest and assassination – into the leader of Sinn Féin, with intimate access to the British and Irish Prime Ministers and the US President? And how has he ou ... more

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  • Cover image of book Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics by Richard Seymour
    Corbyn: The Strange Rebirth of Radical Politics - by Richard Seymour

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786632999 | ISBN 10: 1786632993

    Demolishing the Blairite opposition in 2015, Jeremy Corbyn saw off an attempted coup against his leadership under the banner of the "soft left" one year on. This unassuming antiwar socialist now leads Labour with a huge mandate. For the first time in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Citizen Clem by John Bew
    Citizen Clem - by John Bew

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781780879925 | ISBN 10: 178087992x

    The Orwell Prize-winning biography of Clement Attlee, a landmark contribution to the political dialogue by the 'outstanding historian of his generation'  **WINNER OF THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING** **WINNER OF THE ELIZABETH LONGFORD ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hinterland by Chris Mullin
    Hinterland - by Chris Mullin

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781781256060 | ISBN 10: 1781256063

    All serious politicians are supposed to possess a hinterland, but not all do. Chris Mullin was one who did. By the time he entered parliament he had reported from the wars in Vietnam, Laos and Cambodia and tracked down the survivors of the CIA operat ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jo Cox: More in Common by Brendan Cox
    Jo Cox: More in Common - by Brendan Cox

    £16.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473659186 | ISBN 10: 1473659183

    A touching and very human portrait of Jo Cox: daughter, mother, wife, sister, MP and aidworker. "Jo Cox's selfless service to others made the world a better place"(Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States) THE NUMBER 1 SUNDAY TIMES B ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long and Winding Road by Alan Johnson
    The Long and Winding Road - by Alan Johnson

    £8.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780552172158 | ISBN 10: 0552172154

    Winner of the Parliamentary Book Award, best memoir by a Parliamentarian, 2016  From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, Alan Johnson’s multi-award-winning autobiography charts an e ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lady and the Generals: Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma
    The Lady and the Generals: Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma's Struggle for Freedom - by Peter Popham

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781846043734 | ISBN 10: 1846043735

    Nobel Peace Prize winner, Aung San Suu Kyi, is a symbol of supreme courage in the face of tyranny. Released from house arrest in 2010, she led her party to a dramatic victory in Burma’s first free general election in a generation.   Acclaime ... more

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  • Cover image of book King of Kings: The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia by Asfa-Wossen Asserate
    King of Kings: The Triumph and Tragedy of Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia - by Asfa-Wossen Asserate

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910376645 | ISBN 10: 1910376647

    He was the scion of a dynasty that was reputed to descend from King Solomon, a pioneer of African unity and independence, a staunch confederate of the Allies in their fight against the fascist Axis powers and the messiah of the Jamaican Rastafarian m ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Making of Donald Trump by David Cay Johnston
    The Making of Donald Trump - by David Cay Johnston

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781612196589 | ISBN 10: 1612196586

    Covering the long arc of Trump’s career, Johnston tells the full story of how a boy from a quiet section of Queens, NY would become an entirely new, and complex, breed of public figure. Trump is a man of great media savvy, entrepreneurial spirit, a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Benn Diaries by Tony Benn
    The Benn Diaries - by Tony Benn

    £30.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781786330765 | ISBN 10: 1786330768

    Tony Benn was one of the twentieth century's most charismatic politicians. The Benn Diaries, kept for almost seventy years, are a uniquely authoritative, fascinating and readable record of the political life of our times.  This single-volume ... more

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  • Cover image of book Che, My Brother by Juan Martin Guevara and Armelle Vincent
    Che, My Brother - by Juan Martin Guevara and Armelle Vincent

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781509517756 | ISBN 10: 1509517758

    On 9 October 1967, Ernesto Che Guevara, Marxist guerrilla leader and hero of the Cuban Revolution, was captured and executed by Bolivian forces. When the Guevara family learned from the front pages that Che was dead, they decided to say nothing. Fift ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography by Gregor Gall
    Bob Crow: Socialist, Leader, Fighter: A Political Biography - by Gregor Gall

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781526100290 | ISBN 10: 1526100290

    Bob Crow was the most high-profile and militant union leader of his generation. This biography focuses on his leadership of the RMT union, examining and exposing a number of popular myths created about him by political opponents. Using the schema of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trump: A Graphic Biography by Ted Rall
    Trump: A Graphic Biography - by Ted Rall

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781609807580 | ISBN 10: 1609807588

    Real Estate Billionaire. Reality TV star. President?   Donald Trump inherited a fortune from his father. But he wanted more.   Shrewd and indefatigable, he never missed an opportunity to expand his holdings. He transformed himself into ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trump This! The Life and Times of Donald Trump: An Unauthorized Biography by Marc Shapiro
    Trump This! The Life and Times of Donald Trump: An Unauthorized Biography - by Marc Shapiro

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781626012646 | ISBN 10: 1626012644

    Who is Donald Trump?   Even after a yearlong presidential campaign, andconstant media coverage, many Americans don’t know if he’s for real or just abusinessman turned showman turned politician who has become President of the United States. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Trump: The Greatest Show in the World - The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention by Wayne Barrett
    Trump: The Greatest Show in the World - The Deals, the Downfall, the Reinvention - by Wayne Barrett

    £13.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781682450796 | ISBN 10: 1682450791

    The essential book to understanding Donald Trump as a businessman and leader — and how the biggest deal of his life went down is back in print for the first time in years and with an introduction about Trump's 2016 presidential campaign.   Donal ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Long and Winding Road by Alan Johnson
    The Long and Winding Road - by Alan Johnson

    £16.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780593076033 | ISBN 10: 0593076036

    From the condemned slums of Southam Street in West London to the corridors of power in Westminster, Alan Johnson’s multi-award-winning autobiography charts an extraordinary journey, almost unimaginable in today’s Britain.  This third volume ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broken Vows: Tony Blair - The Tragedy of Power by Tom Bower
    Broken Vows: Tony Blair - The Tragedy of Power - by Tom Bower

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571314225 | ISBN 10: 0571314228

    When Tony Blair became prime minister in May 1997, he was, at forty-three, the youngest person to hold that office since 1812. With a landslide majority, his approval rating was 93 per cent and he went on to become Labour's longest-serving premier.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Eamon de Valera: A Will to Power by Ronan Fanning
    Eamon de Valera: A Will to Power - by Ronan Fanning

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780571312061 | ISBN 10: 0571312063

    amon de Valera is the most remarkable man in the history of modern Ireland. Much as Churchill personified British resistance to Hitler and de Gaulle personified the freedom of France, de Valera personified Irish independence.  From his emerg ... more

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  • Cover image of book Bernie by Ted Rall
    Bernie - by Ted Rall

    £11.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781609806989 | ISBN 10: 1609806980

    Bernie Sanders puzzles the establishment. A self-identified socialist from the tiny state of Vermont, long affiliated with neither the Democratic nor Republican parties, Sanders is now pushing more than 30 percent in most opinion polls against the "i ... more

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  • Cover image of book Jeremy Corbyn: Accidental Hero by W Stephen Gilbert
    Jeremy Corbyn: Accidental Hero - by W Stephen Gilbert

    £9.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781908998972 | ISBN 10: 1908998970

    How did modest backbench MP Jeremy Corbyn come virtually out of nowhere to lead the parliamentary opposition, as the most avowedly non-conformist Labour leader in British history? Is his leadership built to last? Will those in the Labour party who re ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nye: The Political Life of Aneurin Bevan by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds
    Nye: The Political Life of Aneurin Bevan - by Nicklaus Thomas-Symonds

    £10.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784535629 | ISBN 10: 1784535621

    Aneurin - Nye - Bevan was one of the pivotal Labour figures of the post-war era. As Minister for Health in Attlee's government, his role in the foundation of the NHS, the world's largest publically-funded health service and the centre-piece of the Op ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outsider in the White House by Bernie Sanders, with Huck Gutman
    Outsider in the White House - by Bernie Sanders, with Huck Gutman

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784784188 | ISBN 10: 1784784184

    The political autobiography of the insurgent presidential candidate.  Bernie Sanderss campaign for the presidency of the United States has galvanized people all over the country, putting economic, racial, and social justice into the spotlight, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Michael Collins: A Biography by Tim Pat Coogan
    Michael Collins: A Biography - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £10.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784753269 | ISBN 10: 1784753262

    When President of the Irish Republic Michael Collins signed the Anglo-Irish Treaty in December 1921, he remarked to Lord Birkenhead, 'I may have signed my actual death warrant.' And in August 1922 during the Irish Civil War, that prophecy came true - ... more

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  • Cover image of book De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow by Tim Pat Coogan
    De Valera: Long Fellow, Long Shadow - by Tim Pat Coogan

    £11.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784753276 | ISBN 10: 1784753270

    The history of Ireland for much of the Twentieth century is the history of Eamon De Valera.   From the 1916 Rising, the troubled Treaty negotiations and the Civil War, right through to his retirement after longer in power than any other twent ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Lives of Sacco & Vanzetti by Rick Geary
    The Lives of Sacco & Vanzetti - by Rick Geary

    £7.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781561639366 | ISBN 10: 1561639362

    Rick Geary tackles the most controversial case of the 20th century.  Anarchists Sacco & Vanzetti were accused of robbery and murder but so many supposedly damning pieces of evidence were questionable their guilty verdict elicited massive protest ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Life
    My Life's Battles - by Will Thorne

    £9.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910448090 | ISBN 10: 1910448095

    My Lifes Battles is one of the first true working-class autobiographies, the story of Will Thorne, who helped to make a better world for ordinary people. Thornes life story is a journey from tenements and factories to the corridors of power and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keir Hardie: From Serfdom to Socialism by Keir Hardie
    Keir Hardie: From Serfdom to Socialism - by Keir Hardie

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910448472 | ISBN 10: 1910448478

    Keir Hardie was the founder of the Labour Party, a pioneer trade unionist, a tireless campaigner for womens rights, and the first working man ever to be elected to Parliament.  As a key text for the first generation of Labour Party activists, F ... more

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  • Cover image of book Havel: A Life by Michael Zantovsk
    Havel: A Life - by Michael Zantovsk

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780857898524 | ISBN 10: 0857898523

    Vclav Havel: iconoclast and philosopher-king, an internationally successful playwright who became a political dissident and then, reluctantly, a president. His pivotal role in the Velvet Revolution, the end of Communism and the birth of a modern, we ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg by Norman Geras
    The Legacy of Rosa Luxemburg - by Norman Geras

    £14.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781688717 | ISBN 10: 1781688710

    An important contribution to our understanding of twentieth-century Marxism During the first decades of the twentieth century, Rosa Luxemburg was the leader of the workers movement in Poland and Germany. She made a remarkable contribution to social ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli by Andrea Pakieser
    I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli - by Andrea Pakieser

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849351959 | ISBN 10: 1849351953

    Leda Rafanelli (18801971) was one of the most prolific propagandists in early twentieth century Italy. She began working as a typesetter in her teens, and went on to found and run several publishing houses. Her own body of work included scores of no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sailing Close to the Wind: Reminiscences by Dennis Skinner
    Sailing Close to the Wind: Reminiscences - by Dennis Skinner

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781784291235 | ISBN 10: 1784291234

    Dennis Skinner, the famed Beast of Bolsover, is adored by legions of supporters and respected as well as feared by admiring enemies. Fiery and forthright, with a prodigious recall, Skinner is one of the best-known politicians in Britain. He remains a ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Dream Shall Never Die: 100 Days That Changed Scotland Forever by Alex Salmond
    The Dream Shall Never Die: 100 Days That Changed Scotland Forever - by Alex Salmond

    £12.99   hardback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780008139766 | ISBN 10: 0008139768

    Alex Salmond has been a passionate supporter of Scottish independence his whole life. In September 2014, he came close to realising that dream.   In a riveting daily diary, written with his trademark wit and charm, Salmond takes us into the he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lumumba: Africa
    Lumumba: Africa's Lost Leader - by Leo Zeilig

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908323941 | ISBN 10: 1908323949

    Patrice Lumumba (1925 61) is perhaps the most famous leader of the African independence movement. After his execution in 1961, when he had been prime minister of the newly liberated Congo for only seven months, he became an icon of anti-imperialist ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Politics of Dissent: A Biography of E D Morel by Donald Mitchell
    The Politics of Dissent: A Biography of E D Morel - by Donald Mitchell

    £11.00   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781781321782 | ISBN 10: 1781321787

    Morel was an author, journalist, radical campaigner and Member of Parliament. His pursuit of social justice and human rights, his trenchant critique of the establishment, and his extraordinarily prolific output made him both loved and hated by his co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Marx by Anne Simon and Corinne Maier
    Marx - by Anne Simon and Corinne Maier

    £13.99   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781907704833 | ISBN 10: 1907704833

    My name is Karl Marx. I was once nicknamed the Devil for decrying Capitalism. But, before you judge, let me tell you my story...   Karl Marx dreamt of a world free from exploitation, inequality and unemployment. Growing up in an ever transform ... more

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  • Cover image of book Assata: An Autobiography by Assata Shakur
    Assata: An Autobiography - by Assata Shakur

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781783601783 | ISBN 10: 1783601787

    In 2013 Assata Shakur, founding member of the Black Liberation Army, former Black Panther and godmother of Tupac Shakur, became the first ever woman to make the FBI's most wanted terrorist list.   Assata Shakur's trial and conviction for the ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine: The Last Diaries by Tony Benn
    A Blaze of Autumn Sunshine: The Last Diaries - by Tony Benn

    £8.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780099564959 | ISBN 10: 0099564955

    In this final volume of diaries, Tony Benn reflects on the compensations and the disadvantages of old age. With the support of a small circle of friends and his extended family, he continues his activities on behalf of social justice, peace and ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Passion for Freedom: My Life by Mamphela Ramphele
    A Passion for Freedom: My Life - by Mamphela Ramphele

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781784530426 | ISBN 10: 1784530425

    Mamphela Ramphele is a figurehead of modern South Africa. The partner of Steve Biko, until his death in 1977, she has demonstrated extraordinary political leadership and statesmanship, most recently as the leader of the Agang SA party.   In t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conversations with Stalin by Milovan Djilas
    Conversations with Stalin - by Milovan Djilas

    £9.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780141393094 | ISBN 10: 0141393092

    A mesmerising, chilling close-up portrayal of Stalin from Milovan Djilas, a Communist insider - with an introduction from Anne Applebaum, author of Gulag and Iron Curtain.   This extraordinarily vivid and unnerving book three meetings held wit ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barack Obama: The Making of the Man by David Maraniss
    Barack Obama: The Making of the Man - by David Maraniss

    £9.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781848872813 | ISBN 10: 184887281x

    In Barack Obama, David Maraniss has written a sweeping narrative which reveals the real story of Obama's beginnings: child of a black man from Luoland and a white woman born in Kansas. He charts the fortunes of the two disparate families, polar oppos ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everybody Matters: A Memoir by Mary Robinson
    Everybody Matters: A Memoir - by Mary Robinson

    £8.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781444723335 | ISBN 10: 1444723332

    Moving memoir from the first female President of Ireland, and United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Mary Robinson. Shortlisted for the Political Book Awards 2013 Political Book of the Year   The first woman President of Ireland, ... more

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  • Cover image of book Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life by Vivian Gornick
    Emma Goldman: Revolution as a Way of Life - by Vivian Gornick

    £10.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9780300198232 | ISBN 10: 030019823x

    Finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Award in the Biography, Autobiography, and Memoir category, as given by the Jewish Book Council.   Honorable Mention in the Biography/Autobiography category at the Los Angeles Book Festival.   ... more

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  • Cover image of book Outrage: An Anarchist Memoir of the Penal Colony by Clment Duval
    Outrage: An Anarchist Memoir of the Penal Colony - by Clment Duval

    £17.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781604865004 | ISBN 10: 1604865008

    In 1887, Clment Duval joined the tens of thousands of convicts sent to the dry guillotine of the French penal colonies. Few survived and fewer were able to tell the stories of their life in that hell. Duval spent fourteen years doing hard labor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ed: the Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader by Mehdi Hasan
    Ed: the Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader - by Mehdi Hasan

    £12.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781849543774 | ISBN 10: 1849543771

    What makes a man put politics and ambition before family? Ed Miliband is perhaps the least understood political leader of modern times. This book reveals where he has come from and where he is going. It charts his unique upbringing, against the backd ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994-1999 by Chris Mullin
    A Walk-On Part: Diaries 1994-1999 - by Chris Mullin

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781846685248 | ISBN 10: 1846685249

    In this title, Yes Minister meets Alan Clark. The third and final volume of Chris Mullin's acclaimed diaries begins on the night John Smith died in May 1994, and continues until the moment of Mullin's assumption into government in July 1999. Together ... more

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  • Cover image of book Memoirs of a Revolutionary by Victor Serge, foreword by Adam Hochschild
    Memoirs of a Revolutionary - by Victor Serge, foreword by Adam Hochschild

    £11.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781590174517 | ISBN 10: 1590174518

    Victor Serge is one of the great men of the 20th century and one of its great writers too. He was an anarchist, an agitator, a revolutionary, an exile, a historian of his times, as well as a brilliant novelist, and in Memoirs of a Revolutionary he ... more

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  • Cover image of book Henry Richard: Apostle of Peace and Welsh Patriot by Gwyn Griffiths
    Henry Richard: Apostle of Peace and Welsh Patriot - by Gwyn Griffiths

    £14.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9781903427330 | ISBN 10: 1903427339

    Henry Richard was the secretary of the Peace Society from 1848 to 1886, an unconditional pacifist when the British Empire was at the height of its aggressive powers. He opposed British military adventures in the Crimea, Egypt, Afghanistan, South Afri ... more

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  • Cover image of book You Can
    You Can't Say That: Memoirs - by Ken Livingstone

    £9.99   paperback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780571280414 | ISBN 10: 0571280412

    A frank, gripping and moving - and controversial - autobiography from one of the most idiosyncratic and effective politicians of the last fifty years. His political convictions, his distance from New Labour, and his direct, plain-speaking style and p ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Portrait of Battling Bessie: Life and Work of Bessie Braddock, a Liverpool MP by D. Ben Rees
    A Portrait of Battling Bessie: Life and Work of Bessie Braddock, a Liverpool MP - by D. Ben Rees

    £5.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780957063105 | ISBN 10: 0957063105

    Dr D Ben Rees has brought to life the powerful and well-known Bessie Braddock who made politics attractive for 50 years on Merseyside.  She inherited from her mother, Mary Bamber, a Scot, her socialism and strengthened her determination t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Mandela: The Authorised Biography by Anthony Sampson
    Mandela: The Authorised Biography - by Anthony Sampson

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780007437979 | ISBN 10: 0007437978

    Widely considered to be the most important biography of Nelson Mandela, Antony Sampsons remarkable book has now been updated by acclaimed South African journalist, John Battersby.  Over a decade after his presidency of South Africa, Nels ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tony Benn: A Biography by Jad Adams
    Tony Benn: A Biography - by Jad Adams

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849540964 | ISBN 10: 1849540969

    Tony Benn has been portrayed as both hero and villain, as a creative and as a destructive force. This comprehensively revised edition of Jad Adams classic biography, is written with unparalleled access to Benns private records, and describes the lo ... more

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  • Cover image of book William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary (2nd revised edition) by E.P. Thompson
    William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary (2nd revised edition) - by E.P. Thompson

    £20.00   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780850366808 | ISBN 10: 0850366801

    William Morris the great 19th century craftsman, architect, designer, poet and writer remains a monumental figure whose influence resonates powerfully today. As an intellectual (and author of the seminal utopian News From Nowhere), his concern wi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Hitch 22: A Memoir by Christopher Hitchens
    Hitch 22: A Memoir - by Christopher Hitchens

    £11.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781843549222 | ISBN 10: 1843549220

    The acid, hilarious, confessional, provocative bestselling memoirs of our greatest contrarian, and the author of God Is Not Great.   In this long-awaited and candid memoir, Hitchens re-traces the footsteps of his life to date, from his ch ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Mugsborough Rebel: Alf Cobb and the Struggle for Justice in Hastings by Mike Matthews
    A Mugsborough Rebel: Alf Cobb and the Struggle for Justice in Hastings - by Mike Matthews

    £9.95   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781873976463 | ISBN 10: 1873976461

    The new 2011 edition of A Mugsborough Rebel: Alf Cobb and the Struggle for Justice in Hastings by Mike Matthews is especially welcome, as this year is the centenary of the death of Robert Tressell, author of the famous socialist classic The Ragged Tr ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conversations with Myself by Nelson Mandela
    Conversations with Myself - by Nelson Mandela

    £14.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780230755949 | ISBN 10: 0230755941

    An unprecedented personal portrait of one of the great leaders of our time, in his own words. With a foreword by President Barack Obama. Nelson Mandela is one of the most inspiring and iconic figures of our age. Now, after a lifetime of takin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Decline & Fall: Diaries 2005-2010 by Chris Mullin
    Decline & Fall: Diaries 2005-2010 - by Chris Mullin

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781846684005 | ISBN 10: 1846684005

    Chris Mullins bestselling A View From the Foothills provided a riveting insiders account of life as a junior minister. Laying bare the personalities, pyrotechnics and political intrigues of the Blair years, it was described as Yes Minister meets Al ... more

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  • Cover image of book In Hiding: The Life of Manuel Corts by Ronald Fraser
    In Hiding: The Life of Manuel Corts - by Ronald Fraser

    £8.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781844675968 | ISBN 10: 1844675963

    Manuel Corts was a Socialist Party member, an activist in the Republics land reform movement, and an organizer in the farm workers unionization struggles. As Mayor of Mijas in Andalusia, he became caught up in the ferment of revolutionary Spain in ... more

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  • Cover image of book William Morris: A Life for Our Time by Fiona MacCarthy
    William Morris: A Life for Our Time - by Fiona MacCarthy

    £30.00   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571255597 | ISBN 10: 0571255590

    Since his death in 1896, William Morris has come to be regarded as one of the giants of the nineteenth century. But his genius was so many-sided and so profound that its full extent has rarely been grasped. Many people may find it hard to believe tha ... more

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  • Cover image of book Keir Hardie by Bob Holman
    Keir Hardie - by Bob Holman

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780745953540 | ISBN 10: 0745953549

    Keir Hardie was a complicated man. Born illegitimate just outside Glasgow in 1856, his life didn't start gently. Before the age of ten he was the sole wage earner in his working class, atheist family. After the Christian baker he assisted fired him f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Conspirator: The Making of a Revolutionary by Helen Rappaport
    Conspirator: The Making of a Revolutionary - by Helen Rappaport

    £10.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780099537236 | ISBN 10: 0099537230

    Conspirator is the compelling story of Lenin's exile: the years in which he and his political collaborators plotted a revolution that would change 20th-century history.  It tells the story of Lenin in the long and difficult years leading up t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Stalin
    Stalin's Nemesis: The Exile and Murder of Leon Trotsky - by Bertrand M. Patenaude

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780571228768 | ISBN 10: 0571228763

    Leon Trotsky was the charismatic intellectual of the Russian Revolution, an authoritarian organizer, who might have succeeded Lenin and become the ruler of the Soviet Union. But by the time the Second World War broke out he was in exile, living in Me ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Frock-coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels by Tristram Hunt
    The Frock-coated Communist: The Revolutionary Life of Friedrich Engels - by Tristram Hunt

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9780141021409 | ISBN 10: 0141021403

    Friedrich Engels is one of the most attractive and contradictory figures of the nineteenth century. Born to a prosperous mercantile family in west Germany, he spent his career working in the Manchester cotton industry, riding to the Cheshire hounds, ... more

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  • Cover image of book A View from the Foothills: The Diaries of Chris Mullin by Chris Mullin
    A View from the Foothills: The Diaries of Chris Mullin - by Chris Mullin

    £9.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781846682308 | ISBN 10: 1846682304

    It is said that failed politicians make the best diarists. In which case I am in with a chance.' Witty, incisive, and highly entertaining, Chris Mullin's diaries describe an unusual political career. To the apoplexy of the Labour whips, he wa ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life on the Track: Memoirs of a Socialist Worker by Frank Henderson
    Life on the Track: Memoirs of a Socialist Worker - by Frank Henderson

    £7.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781905192465 | ISBN 10: 1905192460

    A brilliant memoir of a rank and file revolutionary socialist.  Frank became a follower of Trotsky as a teenager (and remains so today) in the Second World War and met partisans in Italy and Greece while serving in the British Army. In the ea ... more

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  • Cover image of book Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones by Carole  Boyce Davies
    Left of Karl Marx: The Political Life of Black Communist Claudia Jones - by Carole Boyce Davies

    £22.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780822341161 | ISBN 10: 0822341166

    In Left of Karl Marx, Carole Boyce Davies assesses the activism, writing, and legacy of Claudia Jones (19151964), a pioneering Afro-Caribbean radical intellectual, dedicated communist, and feminist. Jones is buried in Londons Highgate Cemetery, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Tom Mann
    Tom Mann's Memoirs - by Tom Mann

    £15.00   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780851247588 | ISBN 10: 085124758x

    The first secretary of the Independent Labour Party, the President of the dockers' union, the first General Secretary of the Amalgamated Engineering Union: a mere roster of the positions he held in the Labour Movement, of which this is a tiny fractio ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Life by Fidel Castro, edited by Ignacio Ramonet
    My Life - by Fidel Castro, edited by Ignacio Ramonet

    £14.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780141026268 | ISBN 10: 014102626x

    For years people have tried to persuade the leader of the Cuban Revolution to tell his own life story. Here, finally, Ignacio Ramonet, well-known activist and editor of Le Monde Diplomatique, has succeeded. For the first time, in a series of prob ... more

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  • Cover image of book More Time for Politics: Diaries 2001-2007 by Tony Benn
    More Time for Politics: Diaries 2001-2007 - by Tony Benn

    £10.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099517054 | ISBN 10: 0099517051

    When Tony Benn left Parliament after 51 years he quoted his wife Carolines remark that now he would have more time for politics. And so this has proved: in the first seven years of this century he has helped reinvigorate national debate through pu ... more

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  • Cover image of book House Music: The Oona King Diaries by Oona King
    House Music: The Oona King Diaries - by Oona King

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780747593096 | ISBN 10: 0747593094

    How does it feel to lose your job in front of 10 million people? To become an MP in your twenties? To ask a Government Whip for time to see your husband? To sleep on the floor while waiting to vote in the middle of the night? To represent the Secreta ... more

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  • Cover image of book Unbowed: My Autobiography by Wangari Maathai
    Unbowed: My Autobiography - by Wangari Maathai

    £8.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9780099493099 | ISBN 10: 0099493098

    'When I was a child, my surroundings were alive, dynamic, and inspiring. Even though I was entering a world where there were books to read and facts to learn - the cultivation of the mind - I was still able to enjoy a world where there were no books ... more

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  • Cover image of book Gorgeous George: Maverick in the House by David Morley and Clive Anderson
    Gorgeous George: Maverick in the House - by David Morley and Clive Anderson

    £19.99   hardback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781842751855 | ISBN 10: 1842751859

    The first biography of the most fascinating ego and least likely celebrity of recent times. George Galloway has made a career of confrontation and has a life story that is stranger than fiction, with all the key ingredients of a soap opera - powe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fidel: My Early Years by Fidel Castro
    Fidel: My Early Years - by Fidel Castro

    £11.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781920888091 | ISBN 10: 1920888098

    A unique selection of personal reflections by the controversial Cuban leader, Fidel Castro. With an introductory essay by Gabriel Garca Mrquez, this book brings together a fascinating selection of Fidel Castro's own remarkably frank writings abo ... more

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  • Cover image of book An Honourable Deception? New Labour, Iraq and the Misuse of Power by Clare Short
    An Honourable Deception? New Labour, Iraq and the Misuse of Power - by Clare Short

    £7.99   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780743263931 | ISBN 10: 0743263936

    Winner of the Channel 4 Political Book of the Year award, An Honourable Deception? is Clare Short's riveting personal account of the events leading to Tony Blair's decision to ally himself with George W. Bush over Iraq, and her subsequent decision to ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Point of Departure: Diaries from the Front Bench by Robin Cook
    The Point of Departure: Diaries from the Front Bench - by Robin Cook

    £13.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780743483773 | ISBN 10: 0743483774

    On 17 March 2003, Robin Cook, Leader of the House of Commons and former Foreign Secretary, resigned from the Cabinet in protest at the coming war in Iraq.For the two years before that dramatic event Robin Cook had kept a diary, a personal record of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Free At Last! Diaries, 1991-2001 by Tony Benn
    Free At Last! Diaries, 1991-2001 - by Tony Benn

    £16.99   paperback   (2003) - ISBN 13: 9780099415022 | ISBN 10: 009941502x

    Tony Benn is the longest serving MP in the history of the Labour Party. He left Parliament in 2001, after more than half a century in the House of Commons, to devote more time to politics. This volume of his Diaries describes and comments, in a refre ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Benn Diaries: 1940-90 by Tony Benn
    The Benn Diaries: 1940-90 - by Tony Benn

    £16.99   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9780099634119 | ISBN 10: 0099634112

    The Benn Diaries, embracing the years 19401990, are already established as a uniquely authoritative, fascinating and readable record of political life. The selected highlights that form this single-volume edition include the most notable events, arg ... more

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