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A Chip Shop in Poznan: My Unlikely Year in Poland by Ben Aitken - £12.99
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The Book of Tehran: A City in Short Fiction by Fereshteh Ahmadi (Editor) - £9.99
Featuring Atoosa Afshin-Navid, Fereshteh Ahmadi, Kourosh Asadi, Azardokht Bahrami, Hamed Habibi, Mohammad Hosseini, Amir-Hossein Khorshidfar, Payam Nasser, Goli Taraghi & Mohammad Tolouei   Foreword by Orkideh Behrouzan.  A city of ... more
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Shenzhen: A Travelogue From China by Guy Delisle - £12.99
Guy Delisle's work for a French animation studio requires him to oversee production at various Asian studios on the grim frontiers of free trade. His employer puts him up for months at a time in 'cold and soulless' hotel rooms where he suffers the us ... more
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Syria after the Uprisings: The Political Economy of State Resilience by Joseph Daher - £22.99
Syria has been at the centre of world news since 2011, following the beginnings of a popular uprising in the country and its subsequent violent repression. Eight years on, Joseph Daher analyses the resilience of the regime and the failings of the upr ... more
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A People Betrayed: The Role of the West in Rwanda's Genocide by Linda Melvern - £12.99
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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The Beekeeper of Sinjar by Dunya Mikhail - £8.99
In The Beekeeper of Sinjar, the acclaimed poet and journalist Dunya Mikhail tells the harrowing stories of women from across Iraq who have managed to escape the clutches of ISIS. Since 2014, ISIS has been persecuting the Yazidi people, killing or ens ... more
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Africa: Altered States, Ordinary Miracles by Richard Dowden - £10.99
Every time you try to say 'Africa is...' the words crumble and break. From every generalisation you must exclude at least five countries. And just as you think you've nailed down a certainty, you find the opposite is also true. Africa is full of surp ... more
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In Defense of the US Working Class by Mary-Alice Waters - £6.00
"Without understanding the devastation of the lives of working-class families in regions like West Virginia, and the vast increase in class inequality since the 2008 crisis, you can’t understand what’s happening in the United States."   A ... more
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The Book of Cairo: A City in Short Fiction by Ralph Cormack (Editor) - £9.99
Featuring Hassan Abdel Mawgoud, Eman Abdelrahim, Nael Eltoukhy, Areej Gamal, Hatem Hafez, Hend Jaʿfar, Nahla Karam, Mohamed Kheir, Ahmed Naji & Mohamed Salah al-Azab.   A police officer tortures one last suspect in the most important assignment ... more
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Lights In The Distance: Exile and Refuge at the Borders of Europe by Daniel Trilling - £8.99
A mother who puts her children into a refrigerated lorry and asks, ‘What else could I do?’ A runaway teenager who comes of age on the streets and in abandoned buildings. A student who leaves his war ravaged country behind because he doesn’t wan ... more
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House of Trump, House of Putin: The Untold Story of Donald Trump and the Russian Mafia by Craig Unger - £9.99
House of Trump, House of Putin offers the first comprehensive investigation into the decades-long relationship among Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, and the Russian Mafia that ultimately helped win Trump the White House.   It is a chilling story ... more
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We Are Displaced: My Journey and Stories from Refugee Girls Around the World by Malala Yousafzai - £16.99
Nobel Peace Prize winner and bestselling author Malala Yousafzai introduces some of the faces behind the statistics and news stories we read or hear every day about the millions of people displaced worldwide.   Malala’s experiences visiting refu ... more
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A Walk Through Paris: A Radical Exploration by Eric Hazan - £9.99
A walker’s guide to Paris - taking us through its past, present and possible futures.  Eric Hazan, author of the acclaimed Invention of Paris, takes the reader on a walk from Ivry to Saint-Denis, roughly following the meridian that divides Pari ... more
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Walking in Ireland by Christopher Somerville - £12.99
Walking has never been a more popular pastime and nowhere is more beautiful for walkers to explore than Ireland.  In this beautifully written and superbly researched guide, Christopher Somerville draws on his very popular column for the Irish In ... more
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Amsterdam Noir by René Appel and Josh Pachter (Editors) - £11.99
Akashic Books continues its award-winning series of original noir anthologies, launched in 2004 with Brooklyn Noir. Each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city.  Brand-new st ... more
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Postcards to Europe by Various authors - £9.99
From Paris to Prague, from the past to the present, authors and artists explore what Europe means to them - and us - in this unique collection.  In these pages you'll find personal letters, reminiscences, poetry, art and brand new fiction from s ... more
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Our History Is the Future: Standing Rock Versus the Dakota Access Pipeline by Nick Estes - £16.99
How two centuries of Indigenous resistance created the movement proclaiming “Water is life.”  In 2016, a small protest encampment at the Standing Rock Reservation in North Dakota, initially established to block construction of the Dakota Acce ... more
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The Border: The Legacy of a Century of Anglo-Irish Politics by Diarmaid Ferriter - £12.99
For the past two decades, you could cross the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic half a dozen times without noticing or, indeed, turning off the road you were travelling. It cuts through fields, winds back-and-forth across roads, and we ... more
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From Here to Eternity: Travelling the World to Find the Good Death by Caitlin Doughty - £8.99
A New York Times bestseller - an eye-opening, entertaining and thought-provoking account of a mortician's journey around the world to discover how other cultures care for their dead   As a practising mortician, Caitlin Doughty has long been fascin ... more
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Freedom Fighter: My War Against ISIS on the Frontlines of Syria by Joanna Palani - £9.99
The gripping story of one woman’s war against ISIS on the frontlines of Syria.   Joanna Palani made headlines across the world when her role fighting ISIS in the Syrian conflict was revealed. She is one of a handful of western women who joined t ... more
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Lagos Noir by Chris Abani (Editor) - £12.99
An uncompromising anthology of noir stories set in the tumultuous metropolis, Lagos, written by some of the most versatile and fascinating Nigerian authors working today. Fans of the darker side of literature will revel in these tales from Nigeria’ ... more
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Ecovillages Around the World: 20 Regenerative Designs for Sustainable Communities by Frederica Miller (Editor) - £16.99
Including more than 300 full-color photographs and diagrams, this beautiful book highlights 20 best practice designs from ecovillages around the world to show how we can live lightly on the planet no matter where on earth we live. Features Findhorn i ... more
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War And An Irish Town by Eamonn McCann - £14.99
War and an Irish Town is Eamonn McCann's classic account of growing up Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto.   McCann’s account of what it is like to grow up a Catholic in a Northern Irish ghetto — first published in 1974 — quickly becam ... more
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Revolutionary Dublin, 1912-1923: A Walking Guide by John Gibney with Donal Fallon - £12.99
Step back in time with this accessible walking guide to the revolutionary history of Dublin. John Gibney and Donal Fallon have spent years leading historical walking tours through the city, and now guide readers at their own pace through this radical ... more
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One Woman's Struggle in Iran: A Prison Memoir by Nasrin Parvaz - £10.00
In 1979, Nasrin Parvaz returned from England, where she had been studying, and became a member of a socialist party in Iran fighting for a non-Islamic state in which women had the same rights as men. Three years later, at the age of 23, she was betra ... more
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A New Hope for Mexico: Saying No to Corruption, Violence, and Trump's Wall by Andrés Manuel López Obrador - £12.99
On 1 July 2018, Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador was elected as the next President of Mexico. AMLO's decisive victory speaks volumes about the corrupt state of the Mexican political elite, the temperament of the country's people, and the election of anoth ... more
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Subterranean Fire: A History of Working-Class Radicalism in the United States by Sharon Smith - £15.99
This accessible, critical history of the U.S. labor movement examines the hidden history of workers' resistance.   Workers in the United States have a rich tradition of fighting back and achieving gains previously thought unthinkable, from the ... more
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Insurgent Supremacists: The U.S. Far Right's Challenge to State and Empire by Matthew N. Lyons - £20.99
A major study of movements that strive to overthrow the U.S. government, that often claim to be anti-imperialist and sometimes even anti-capitalist yet also consciously promote inequality, hierarchy, and domination, generally along explicitly racist, ... more
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Minority Women and Austerity: Survival and Resistance in France and Britain by Leah Bassel and Akwugo Emejulu - £24.99
In the first book of its kind, Bassel and Emejulu explore minority women’s experiences of and resistances to austerity measures in France and Britain. Minority women are often portrayed as passive victims. However, Minority Women and Austerity demo ... more
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The Marginalized Majority: Claiming Our Power in Post-Truth America by Onnesha Roychoudhuri - £14.99
Ever since the 2016 election, pundits have been saying our country has never been more divided — that if progressives want to reclaim power, we need to be “pragmatic,” reach across the aisle, and look past identity politics.  But what i ... more
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The Future is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen - £10.99
In The Future is History Masha Gessen follows the lives of four Russians, born as the Soviet Union crumbled, at what promised to be the dawn of democracy. Each came of age with unprecedented expectations, some as the children or grandchildren of the ... more
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Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) by Rebecca Solnit - £12.99
Beginning with the election of Donald Trump ("The Loneliest Man in the World") and expanding back and forth into American history, surveillance, violence against the individual, the denormalizing of misogyny and the rehumanizing of public space. &nbs ... more
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Brexit, No Exit: Why (in the End) Britain Won't Leave Europe by Denis MacShane - £8.99
The UK's Brexit vote in 2016 and the inconclusive general election just 12 months later have unleashed a wave of chaos and uncertainty - on the eve of formal negotiations with the EU.  Denis MacShane - former MP and Europe minister under Ton ... more
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Cracks in the Wall: Beyond Apartheid in Palestine/Israel by Ben White - £9.99
After decades of occupation and creeping annexation, Israel has created an apartheid, one state reality in historic Palestine. Peace efforts have failed because of one, inconvenient truth: the Israeli maximum on offer does not meet the Palestinian mi ... more
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National Geographic Almanac 2019 by National Geographic Society - £12.99
A one-of-a-kind annual featuring surprising facts, stunning color photos, arresting infographics, and illuminating maps that present the world in a whole new way.   An almanac like you've never seen before, this arresting volume features key i ... more
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A People's History of Scotland by Chris Bambery - £10.99
A People’s History of Scotland looks beyond the kings and queens, the battles and bloody defeats of the past. It captures the history that matters today, stories of freedom fighters, suffragettes, the workers of Red Clydeside, and the hardship and ... more
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The Women's Atlas by Joni Seager - £14.99
An invaluable feminist resource, hip cultural conversation about feminism, and example of cutting-edge data visualization, this beautifully designed new edition of Seager’s award-winning atlas matches the mood of the moment­ with bold, vivid infog ... more
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The Balfour Declaration: Empire, the Mandate and Resistance in Palestine by Bernard Regan - £9.99
The true history of the imperial deal that transformed the Middle East and sealed Palestine’s fate.  On 2 November 1917, the British government, represented by Foreign Minister Arthur Balfour, declared it was in favour of “the establishme ... more
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Viva La Revolucion: Hobsbawm on Latin America by Eric Hobsbawm - £12.99
Viva La Revolucion is Hobsbawm's magisterial work on Latin America, the fruit of forty years' writing about the continent.   In his autobiography Interesting Times: A Twentieth Century Life, published in 2002 when he was eighty-five years old, the ... more
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Reporting the Troubles: Journalists tell their stories of the Northern Ireland conflict by Deric Henderson and Ivan Little - £14.99
In Reporting the Troubles sixty-eight renowned journalists tell their stories of working in Northern Ireland during the Troubles the victims that they have never forgotten, the events that have never left them, and the lasting impact of the experienc ... more
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Islander: A Journey Around Our Archipelago by Patrick Barkham - £9.99
Shortlisted for the Stanford Dolman Travel Book of the Year 2018 Shortlisted for the BBC Countryfile Magazine Country Book of the Year 2018   The British Isles are an archipelago made up of two large islands and 6,289 smaller ones. Some, like ... more
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Gaza: Preparing for Dawn by Donald Macintyre - £10.99
A highly respected voice reveals the truth behind the myths in the Middle East's crucible of conflict.   Uniquely imprisoned, most Palestinians in Gaza cannot travel beyond the confines of the Strip, and in times of war escape is impossible. T ... more
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Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House by Omarosa Manigault Newman - £20.00
#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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Citizens of Nowhere: How Europe Can Be Saved from Itself by Lorenzo Marsili and Niccolo Milanese - £9.99
With a Foreword by Tania Bruguera Afterword by Yanis Varoufakis  Europe might appear like a continent pulling itself apart. Ten years of economic and political crises have pitted North versus South, East versus West, citizens versus institut ... more
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The Battle For Paradise Puerto Rico: Takes on the Disaster Capitalists by Naomi Klein - £8.99
"We are in a fight for our lives. Hurricanes Irma and María unmasked the colonialism we face in Puerto Rico, and the inequality it fosters, creating a fierce humanitarian crisis. Now we must find a path forward to equality and sustainability, a path ... more
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May Made Me: An Oral History of the 1968 Uprising in France by Mitchell Abidor - £12.99
The mass protests that shook France in May 1968 were exciting, dangerous, creative and influential, changing European politics to this day. Students demonstrated, workers went on general strike, factories and universities were occupied. At the height ... more
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The Long Road to Harpers Ferry: The Rise of the First American Left by Mark A. Lause - £17.99
This is the first comprehensive history of pre-Civil War American radicalism, mapping the journeys of the land reformers, Jacksonian radicals and militant abolitionists on the long road to the failed slave revolt of Harpers Ferry in 1859.  Th ... more
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Queer Africa: Selected Stories by Karen Martin and Makhosazana Xaba (Editors) - £8.99
Queer Africa is a collection of unapologetic, tangled, tender, funny, bruising and brilliant stories about the many ways in which we love each other on the continent.   This collection draws together twenty-five stories selected from two ground br ... more
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Palestine in Black and White by Mohammad Sabaaneh - £10.99
Palestine in Black and White is an intimate and powerful portrayal of life under occupation from one of the most talented cartoonists working today.   Mohammad Sabaaneh has gained worldwide renown for his black and white sketches. His stark ge ... more
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Talking to North Korea: Ending the Nuclear Standoff by Glyn Ford - £14.99
North Korea's regime is often called 'crazy'. But what if we tried to understand the motivations of its leadership? This provocative insider account challenges the media myths which paint North Korea as a rogue state run by a mad leader, myths which ... more
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American Politics: A Graphic History by Laura Locker and Julia Scheele - £12.99
Following in the footsteps of the highly successful Queer: A Graphic History, illustrator Julia Scheele teams up with Dr Laura Locker in this comic-book introduction to the political history of the Land of Opportunity.  How did a political ou ... more
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