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Until We Are Free: My Fight For Human Rights in Iran by Shirin Ebadi - £8.99
In this powerful book, Dr Shirin Ebadi, Iranian human rights lawyer and activist, tells of her fight for reform inside Iran, and the devastating backlash she faced after winning the Nobel Peace Prize.   Having fought tirelessly for democracy, equa ... more
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The Book Smugglers of Timbuktu: The Quest for This Storied City and the Race to Save its Treasures by Charlie English - £20.00
Two tales of a city: The historical race to reach one of the world’s most mythologized places, and the story of how a contemporary band of archivists and librarians, fighting to save its ancient manuscripts from destruction at the hands of al Qaeda ... more
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Welsh Folk Tales by Peter Stevenson - £12.99
This book, a selection of folk tales, true tales, tall tales, myths, gossip, legends and memories, celebrates and honours unique Welsh stories.  Some are well known, others from forgotten manuscripts or out-of-print volumes, and some are contemp ... more
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October: The Story of the Russian Revolution by China Miéville - £18.99
Award-winning author China Miéville plunges us into the year the world was turned upside down.   On the centenary of the Russian Revolution, China Miéville tells the extraordinary story of this pivotal moment in history.   In Februa ... more
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Spain in Our Hearts: Americans in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939 by Adam Hochschild - £9.99
From the moment it began in 1936, the Spanish Civil War became the political question of the age. Hitler and Mussolini quickly sent aircraft, troops and supplies to the right-wing generals bent on overthrowing Spain's elected government. Millions of ... more
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Ten Myths About Israel by Ilan Pappe - £9.99
The myths — and reality — behind the state of Israel.  In this groundbreaking book, published on the fiftieth anniversary of the Occupation, the outspoken and radical Israeli historian Ilan Pappe examines the most contested ideas concerning ... more
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The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine by Ben Ehrenreich - £9.99
This is a book about Palestine today. It is neither apologetic nor romanticized, but a powerful and brilliantly realized scream of a book, scorching and tender, from a journalist whose anger and empathy burn through every word.   Over the past thr ... more
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Where the Line is Drawn: Crossing Boundaries in Occupied Palestine by Raja Shehadeh - £14.99
As a young boy, Raja Shehadeh was entranced by a forbidden Israeli postage stamp in his uncle's album, intrigued by tales of a green land beyond the border. Impossible then to know what Israel would come to mean to him, or to foresee the future occup ... more
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Syriza Wave: Surging and Crashing with the Greek Left by Helena Sheehan - £16.99
Utterly corrupt corporate and government elites bankrupted Greece twice over. First, by profligate deficit spending benefitting only themselves; second, by agreeing to an IMF “bailout” of the Greek economy, devastating ordinary Greek citizens who ... more
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The Unchosen: The Lives of Israel's New Others by Mya Guarnieri Jaradat - £14.99
Drawing on a decade of courageous and pioneering reporting, Mya Guarnieri Jaradat brings us an unprecedented and compelling look at the lives of asylum seekers and migrant workers in Israel, who hail mainly from Africa and Asia.  From illegal ... more
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The Raqqa Diaries: Escape from Islamic State by Samer - £9.99
Since ISIS occupied Raqqa in eastern Syria, it has become one of the most isolated and fear-ridden cities on earth.  The sale of televisions has been banned, wearing trousers the wrong length is a punishable offence, and using a mobile phone ... more
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Messages from a Lost World: Europe on the Brink by Stefan Zweig - £9.99
'Darkness must fall before we are aware of the majesty of the stars above our heads. It was necessary for this dark hour to fall, perhaps the darkest in history, to make us realize that freedom is as vital to our soul as breathing to our body.' &nbs ... more
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The Accusation: Forbidden Stories from Inside North Korea by Bandi - £12.99
In 1989, a North Korean dissident writer, known to us only by the pseudonym Bandi, began to write a series of stories about life under Kim Il-sung's totalitarian regime.  Smuggled out of North Korea and set for publication around the world in 20 ... more
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Where are the Unions? Workers and Social Movements in Latin America, the Middle East and Europe by Sian Lazar (Editor) - £19.99
The first fully comprehensive comparison of the Latin American ‘turn to the left’, the Middle East and North African ‘Arab Spring’ and the Occupy and anti-austerity movements of Europe and North America, with a focus on the apparent lack of u ... more
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The Rise and Fall of a Palestinian Dynasty: The Husaynis 1700-1948 by Ilan Pappe - £12.99
The Husayni family of Jerusalem dominated Palestinian history for 250 years, from the Ottoman times through to the end of the British Mandate. At the height of the family’s political influence, positions in Jerusalem could only be obtained through ... more
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The Morning They Came for Us: Dispatches from Syria by Janine di Giovanni - £9.99
Winner of the Hay Festival Award for Prose Winner of the 2016 IWMF Courage in Journalism Award Shortlisted for the New York Public Library's Helen Bernstein Excellence in Journalism Award   In May of 2012, Janine di Giovanni travelled to Syr ... more
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Cast Away: Stories of Survival from Europe's Refugee Crisis by Charlotte McDonald-Gibson - £9.99
Riot police are shutting down borders, 800 lives are lost in a single shipwreck, a boy's body washes up on a beach: this is the European Union in summer 2015. But how did a bloc founded upon the values of human rights and dignity for all reach this p ... more
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The Kingdom of Women: Life, Love and Death in China's Hidden Mountains by Choo Waihong - £17.99
In a mist-shrouded valley on China's invisible border with Tibet is a place known as the 'Kingdom of Women', where a small tribe called the Mosuo lives in a cluster of villages that have changed little in centuries. This is one of the last matrilinea ... more
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Questions of Travel: William Morris in Iceland by Lavinia Greenlaw - £9.99
The Victorian artist and activist William Morris travelled to Iceland in search of an answer to the problem of how to live. His intimate journals, written for a friend, unconsciously explore questions of travel, noting his reaction to the idea of lea ... more
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The Last Day of Oppression, and the First Day of the Same by Jeffery Webber - £16.99
In this penetrating volume, Jeffery Webber explains the political dynamics and conflicts underpinning the contradictory evolution of left-wing governments and social movements in Latin America in the last two decades.   Throughout the 2000s, L ... more
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Soviet Daughter: A Graphic Revolution by Julia Alekseyeva - £13.99
Soviet Daughter provides a window into the life of a rebellious, independent woman coming of age in the USSR, and the impact of her story and her spirit on her American great-granddaughter, two extraordinary women swept up in the history of their tum ... more
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The Rule of the Land: Walking Ireland's Border by Garrett Carr - £13.99
A BBC RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK   In the wake of the EU referendum, the United Kingdom's border with Ireland has gained greater significance: it is set to become the frontier with the European Union. Over the past year, Garrett Carr has travelled t ... more
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One Child: Life, Love and Parenthood in Modern China by Mei Fong - £9.99
Tang Shuxiu and her husband are on an 800-mile train journey from Beijing to Shifang, where they believe their only child has perished in a recent earthquake. Three days after the event, Tang is too dehydrated to cry.   Liu Ting becomes a nati ... more
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What We Do Now: Standing Up for Your Values in Trump's America by Dennis Johnson and Valerie Merians (Editors) - £12.99
Short, powerful essays on what we can do now to cope with Trump’s election, and how, moving forward, we can protect our values, our politics, and our country.  Contributors:   Cornell William Brooks, president and CEO of the Nati ... more
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A Short History of the Russian Revolution by Geoffrey Swain - £10.99
In 1917 revolutionary fervour swept through Russia, ending centuries of imperial rule and instigating political and social changes that would lead to the formation of the Soviet Union. Arising out of proletariat discontent with the Tsarist autocracy ... more
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Caught in the Revolution: Petrograd, 1917 by Helen Rappaport - £9.99
SELECTED AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR IN THE TELEGRAPH AND EVENING STANDARD   Between the first revolution in February 1917 and Lenin’s Bolshevik coup in October, Petrograd (the former St Petersburg) was in turmoil. Foreign visitors who filled ho ... more
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Women's Activism in Africa: Struggles for Rights and Representation by Balghis Badri and Aili Mari Tripp (Editor) - £19.99
Throughout Africa, growing numbers of women are coming together and making their voices heard, mobilising around causes ranging from democracy and land rights to campaigns against domestic violence. In Tanzania and Tunisia, women have made major gain ... more
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Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka Kassabova - £14.99
When Kapka Kassabova was a child, the borderzone between Bulgaria, Turkey and Greece was rumoured to be an easier crossing point into the West than the Berlin Wall so it swarmed with soldiers, spies and fugitives. On holidays close to the border on t ... more
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Iran: What Everyone Needs to Know by Michael Axworthy - £10.99
Since the beginning of recorded history, Iran/Persia has been one of the most important world civilizations. Iran remains a distinct civilization today despite its status as a major Islamic state with broad regional influence and its deep integration ... more
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Africa's Long Road Since Independence: The Many Histories of a Continent by Keith Somerville - £10.99
Over the last half century, sub-Saharan Africa has not had one history, but many. Histories that have intertwined, converged and diverged. They have involved a continuing process of decolonization and state-building, conflict, economic problems but a ... more
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The Egyptians: A Radical Story by Jack Shenker - £10.99
"I started reading this and couldn't stop. It's a remarkable piece of work, and very revealing. A stirring rendition of a people's revolution."(Noam Chomsky) "The deepest and most comprehensive account of Egypt's revolution in the English language ... more
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Street of Eternal Happiness: Big City Dreams Along a Shanghai Road by Rob Schmitz - £10.99
Shanghai: a global city in the midst of a renaissance, where dreamers arrive each day to partake in a mad torrent of capital, ideas and opportunity. Rob Schmitz is one of them. He immerses himself in his neighbourhood, forging relationships with ordi ... more
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The Automobile Club of Egypt by Alaa Al Aswany - £8.99
Inside the walls of the Automobile Club of Egypt two very different worlds collide - Cairo's European elite and the Egyptian staff who wait on them.   The servants, a squabbling, humorous and deeply human group, live in a perpetual state of fe ... more
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Insane Clown President: Dispatches from the American Circus by Matt Taibbi - £14.99
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER  "The thing is, when you actually think about it, it's not funny. Given what's at stake, it's more like the opposite, like the first sign of the collapse of the United States as a global superpower. Twenty years from ... more
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The Other Paris: An Illustrated Journey Through a City's Poor and Bohemian Past by Luc Sante - £16.99
Paris, the City of Light. We think of it as the city of the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, of white façades, discreet traffic and well-mannered exchanges. But there was another Paris, hidden from view and virtually extinct today - the Paris of the wor ... more
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A People's History of the French Revolution by Eric Hazan, translated by David Fernbach - £12.99
A bold new history of the French Revolution from the standpoint of the peasants, workers, women and sans culottes.   The assault on the Bastille, the Reign of Terror, Danton mocking his executioner, Robespierre dispensing a fearful justice, and th ... more
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A People's History of the Russian Revolution by Neil Faulkner - £12.99
The Russian Revolution may well be the most misunderstood event in modern history. In A People's History of the Russian Revolution, Neil Faulkner sets out to debunk the myths. In this fast-paced introduction to the tumultuous events, the Russian peop ... more
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Love of Country: A Hebridean Journey by Madeleine Bunting - £18.99
The Hebrides hold a remarkable place in the imaginations of Scotland and England. On the outer edge of the British Isles and facing the Atlantic Ocean, these iconic islands form part of Europe's boundary. Because of their unique position, they have b ... more
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The 1916 Irish Rebellion by Bríona Nic Dhiarmada - £20.00
The 1916 Irish Rebellion includes a historical narrative; a lavish spread of contemporary images and photographs; and a rich selection of sidebar quotations from contemporary documents, prisoners' statements, and other eyewitness accounts to capture ... more
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Pier Review: A Road Trip in Search of the Great British Seaside by Jon Bounds and Danny Smith - £8.99
Fifty-five piers. Two weeks. One eccentric road trip.   Before the seaside of their youth disappears forever, two friends from the landlocked Midlands embark on a peculiar journey to see all the surviving pleasure piers in England and Wales. W ... more
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On Raglan Road: Great Irish Love Songs and the Women Who Inspired Them by Gerard Hanberry - £15.99
This lively collection uncovers for the first time how great Irish love songs came to be, and includes engaging biographies of the songwriters and their muses.  This is for anyone who ever wondered who the ‘Galway Girl’ was, or if there was ... more
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Wild Places: Wales' Top 40 Nature Sites by Iolo Williams - £19.99
Wales is full of wildlife sites and in Wild Places television naturalist Iolo Williams picks his favourite forty from the many nature reserves scattered around the country. From Cemlyn on Anglesey to the Newport Wetlands, from Stackpole in Pembrokesh ... more
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The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America by Richard Gwyn (Editor) - £14.99
The Other Tiger: Recent Poetry from Latin America is an anthology of Spanish language contemporary poetry from the Americas. Produced bilingually, with Spanish and English versions on facing pages, it is a welcome addition to the canon of translation ... more
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The Danish Way of Parenting by Jessica Joelle Alexander and Iben Dissing Sandahl - £11.99
DISCOVER THE PARENTING SECRETS OF THE HAPPIEST PEOPLE IN THE WORLD   What makes Denmark the happiest country in the world -- and how do Danish parents raise happy, confident, successful kids, year after year? This upbeat and practical guide reveal ... more
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United Ireland: Why Unification is Inevitable and How it Will Come About by Kevin Meagher - £12.99
For over two centuries, the ‘Irish Question’ has dogged British politics in one form or another – Northern Ireland’s ‘Troubles’ being perhaps the bloodiest manifestation. And although the past twenty years have seen intensive efforts to s ... more
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Istanbul, Istanbul by Burhan Sönmez - £8.99
Istanbul is a city of a million cells, and every cell is an Istanbul unto itself.  Below the ancient streets of Istanbul, four prisoners – Demirtay the student, the doctor, Kamo the barber and Uncle Küheylan – sit, awaiting their turn at ... more
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Highlife Giants: West African Dance Band Pioneers by John Collins - £12.99
As West Africa’s oldest form of popular music, highlife was the soundtrack of the independence era. Its influence still resonates today.   Highlife Giants is an intimate portrait of the pioneering artistes of West Africa’s music scene from the ... more
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South Africa: The Art of a Nation by John Giblin and Christopher Spring - £25.00
South African archaeology preserves some of the earliest evidence of artistic thought and production anywhere in the world. Today, South Africa has an established and vibrant contemporary art scene that is often in dialogue with the deep and recent p ... more
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From Syria with Love by Molly Masters - £10.00
A close-up portrait of children caught up in the Syria conflict. It brings together poems, pictures (previously displayed at the ‘From Syria With Love’ exhibition) and stories from young people living in a Syrian refugee camp in Lebanon, alongsid ... more
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Walking with Plato: A Philosophical Hike Through the British Isles by Gary Hayden - £12.99
"If one keeps on walking, everything will be alright.” So said Danish writer Søren Kierkegaard, and so thought philosophy buff Gary Hayden as he set off on Britain's most challenging trek: to walk from John O'Groats to Land's End. But it wasn't al ... more
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Scotland the Bold by Gerry Hassan - £9.99
How our nation has changed and why there's no going back.   Scotland has changed fundamentally. This story has become a familiar one, but have we yet understood its full meaning and the resulting consequences? What kind of choices do we fac ... more
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