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Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman - £20.00
The great Norse myths are woven into the fabric of our storytelling – from Tolkien, Alan Garner and Rosemary Sutcliff to Game of Thrones and Marvel Comics. They are also an inspiration for Neil Gaiman's own award-bedecked, bestselling fiction. Now ... 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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A Winter Book: Selected Stories by Tove Jansson by Selected Stories by Tove Jansson - £6.99
Following the widely acclaimed and bestselling The Summer Book, here is a Winter Book collection of some of Tove Janssons best loved and most famous stories. Drawn from youth and older age, and spanning most of the twentieth century, this newly tran ... more
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Calligraphies of Love by Hassan Massoudy - £10.00
Inspired by timeless poems from around the world, Hassan Massoudy’s calligraphy takes us on a visual journey through love in its many forms.   Through his signature broad strokes and vibrant colours, this master calligrapher brings to life t ... more
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Rebel Crossings: New Women, Free Lovers and Radicals in Britain and the United States by Sheila Rowbotham - £25.00
Sheila Rowbotham's Rebel Crossings tells the transatlantic story of six radical pioneers at the turn of the twentieth century. Radicalised by the rise of socialism, Helena Born, Miriam Daniell, Gertrude Dix, Robert Nicol and William Bailie cross the ... more
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Hillsborough Voices: The Real Story Told by the People Themselves by Kevin Sampson, in association with the Hillsborough Justice Campaign - £8.99
On 15 April 1989 the world witnessed one of the worst football disasters occur at the Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield: 96 people were crushed to death and another 766 injured in what later was admitted to be caused by a shocking failure by police. ... more
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Tristimania: A Diary of Manic Depression by Jay Griffiths - £9.99
A stark and lyrical account of the psyche in crisis from the author of Kith.   Tristimania tells the story of a devastating year-long episode of manic depression, culminating in a long solo pilgrimage across Spain. Recording the experience of mani ... more
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The Arrival by Shaun Tan - £14.99
What drives so many to leave everything behind and journey alone to a mysterious country, a place without family or friends, where everything is nameless and the future is unknown? This silent graphic novel is the story of every migrant, every refug ... more
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The Maker of Swans by Paraic O’Donnell - £8.99
The Night Circus meets The Tiger's Wife meets Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell in this magical and mysterious gothic debut.   'It is no small matter, after all, to create something - to make it so only by setting down the words. We forget the ma ... more
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The Age of Bowie by Paul Morley - £9.99
"A handsome six footer with a warm and engaging personality, Davie Jones has all it takes to get to the show business heights including... talent."(David Bowie at 17 in May, 1964 writing his own press biography.) Respected arts commentator Pau ... more
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Under the Udala Trees by Chinelo Okparanta - £8.99
One day in 1968, at the height of the Biafran civil war, Ijeoma's father is killed and her world is transformed forever. Separated from her grief-stricken mother, she meets another young lost girl, Amina, and the two become inseparable. Theirs is a r ... more
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Night Shift: An Insight into Depression That Words Often Struggle to Reach by Debi Gliori - £9.99
"Debi Gliori is amazing. Her pictures offer people an insight into depression that words often struggle to reach. She makes visible the invisible. And I for one want to thank her for that."(Matt Haig, bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive) W ... more
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Uprooted by Naomi Novik - £7.99
Winner of the 2016 Nebula Award for Best Novel Shortlisted for the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel & the 2016 Locus Award for Best Novel A dark enchantment blights the land in the award-winning Uprooted - a enthralling, mythic fantasy by Naomi ... more
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And Our Faces, My Heart, Brief As Photos by John Berger - £9.99
'Those who read or listen to our stories see everything as though through a lens. This lens is the secret of narration, and it is ground anew in every story, ground between the temporal and the timeless ... In our brief mortal lives, we are grinders ... more
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The Quiet Music of Gently Falling Snow by Jackie Morris - £25.00
"The words of this book tell only a small part of what can be found in the images; a harbour in which to rest, a catalyst for the imagination."(Jackie Morris) A collection of twelve illustrated folk tales, or lullabies for grown-ups, set in a dist ... more
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Thatcher Stole My Trousers by Alexei Sayle - £8.99
'What I brought to comedy was an authentic working-class voice plus a threat of genuine violence - nobody in Monty Python looked like a hard case who'd kick your head in.'  In 1971 comedians on the working men's club circuit imagined that they wo ... more
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The Sellout by Paul Beatty - £12.99
**WINNER OF THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2016**   ‘Outrageous, hilarious and profound.' Simon Schama, Financial Times ‘The longer you stare at Beatty's pages, the smarter you'll get.' Guardian ‘The most badass first 100 pages of an American ... more
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Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to British Birds by Bill Bailey - £20.00
A humorous and very personal guide written by Bill Bailey about his favourite British birds, complete with drawings, notes and cartoons by the comedian himself.  'When herons are spooked they have a habit of vomiting as a defence. Half-digest ... more
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The Shipping Forecast by Nic Compton - £9.99
The rhythmic lullaby of ‘North Utsire, South Utsire’ has been lulling the nation’s insomniacs to sleep for over 90 years. It has inspired songs, poetry and imaginations across the globe – as well as providing a very real service for the natio ... more
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The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla (Editor) - £14.99
How does it feel to be constantly regarded as a potential threat, strip-searched at every airport?   Or be told that, as an actress, the part you’re most fitted to play is ‘wife of a terrorist’? How does it feel to have words from your n ... more
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A Portable Shelter by Kirsty Logan - £8.99
In their tiny, sea-beaten cottage on the north coast of Scotland, Liska and Ruth await the birth of their first child.   Each passes the time by telling the baby stories, trying to pass on the lessons they’ve learned: tales of circuses and s ... more
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Bookshops by Jorge Carrión - £16.99
A journey around the world by way of its best bookshops - the perfect present for book-lovers   Why do bookshops matter? How do they filter our ideas and literature? In this inventive and highly entertaining extended essay, Jorge Carrion takes ... more
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Tweet of the Day: A Year of Britain's Birds from the Acclaimed Radio 4 Series by Brett Westwood and Stephen Moss - £10.99
A beautiful and imaginative guide for the armchair naturalist that everyone will want to own.� Imagine a jazz musician, improvising on a theme. Then imagine that he is able to play half a dozen instruments - not one after another, but almost simul ... more
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The Trees by Ali Shaw - £8.99
A compulsive, mesmerising and wildly imaginative novel in the vein of Pan's Labyrinth and Station Eleven from the award-winning author of The Girl with Glass Feet.   There came an elastic aftershock of creaks and groans and then, softly softly ... more
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Fifty Shades of Feminism by Lisa Appignanesi, Susie Orbach, and Rachel Holmes - £9.99
The antidote to the idea that being a woman is all about submitting to desire. There are many more shades than that and here are fifty women to explore them.  Fifty years after the publication of The Feminine Mystique, have women really exchanged p ... more
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The Trial of Roger Casement by Fionnuala Doran - £12.99
“The extraordinary life of Roger Casement: celebrated humanitarian and condemned Irish revolutionary”   In 1911, Roger Casement was knighted by King George V for his groundbreaking humanitarian work in Africa and South America. Five years late ... more
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Woman on the Edge of Time by Marge Piercy - £8.99
Hailed as a classic of speculative science fiction, Marge Piercy’s landmark novel is a transformative vision of two futures. Harrowing and prescient, Woman on the Edge of Time will speak to a new generation on whom these choices weigh more heavily ... more
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The Singing Bones by Shaun Tan, with an Introduction by Neil Gaiman and Jack Zipes - £19.99
Shaun Tan fans get to see his extraordinary talent applied to sculpture in this award-winning, lavishly presented collection of art based on fairy tales told by the Brothers Grimm.   Artist Shaun Tan is world renowned for his singular vision a ... more
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Gold from the Stone: New and Selected Poems by Lemn Sissay - £12.99
Lemn Sissay's first poetry collection was written aged eighteen and hand-sold to miners on the picket lines of Warrington. Since then his poems have been sculpted in iron and built from concrete, declaimed in over twenty countries. He has performed t ... more
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Grief is the Thing with Feathers by Grief Is the Thing with Feathers - £7.99
In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. � In this moment of despair they are ... more
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The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Computer by Sydney Padua - £12.99
In The Thrilling Adventures of Lovelace and Babbage Sydney Padua transforms one of the most compelling scientific collaborations into a hilarious set of adventures.  Meet two of Victorian London's greatest geniuses... Ada Lovelace, daughter of Lo ... more
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Fitting In by Colin Thompson - £15.99
Have you ever felt like you don't fit in? By the time Colin Thompson was twenty five, he knew that he never would, nor did he want to.   In this bracingly honest, moving, and very funny illustrated memoir, Colin reflects on finding his own At ... more
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Content Provider: Selected Short Prose Pieces, 2011-2016 by Stewart Lee - £14.99
Over the last five years, often when David Mitchell has been on holiday, the comedian Stewart Lee has been attempting to understand modern Britain, and his own place in it, in a series of irregular newspaper columns. Will Scotland become the Promised ... more
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Beatlebone by Kevin Barry - £8.99
WINNER OF THE GOLDSMITHS PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH BOOK AWARDS 2015  He will spend three days alone on his island. That is all that he asks... John is so many miles from love now and home. This is the story of his strangest trip.  John ... more
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Hag-Seed: The Tempest Retold by Margaret Atwood - £16.99
‘It’s got a thunderstorm in it. And revenge. Definitely revenge.’   Felix is at the top of his game as Artistic Director of the Makeshiweg Theatre Festival. His productions have amazed and confounded. Now he’s staging a Tempest like no ... more
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Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities by Rebecca Solnit - £8.99
At a time when political, environmental and social gloom can seem overpowering, this remarkable work offers a lucid, affirmative and well-argued case for hope.   This exquisite work traces a history of activism and social change over the past ... more
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What's Your Pride Story? by Various authors, compiled by Liverpool Pride and Writing on the Wall - £2.99
Everybody has a story to tell. These are ours... "Liverpool Pride is all about giving a platform for LGBT+ people in our region to demonstrate their unique culture, talent and spirit. The What's Your Pride Story? group write about their experience ... more
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The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World's Most Precious Manuscripts by Joshua Hammer - £14.99
To save precious centuries-old Arabic texts from Al Qaeda, a band of librarians in Timbuktu pulls off a brazen heist worthy of Ocean’s Eleven.   In the 1980s, a young adventurer and collector for a government library, Abdel Kader Haidara, jo ... more
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111 Places in Liverpool That You Shouldn't Miss by Julian Treuherz and Peter de Figueiredo - £11.99
Liverpool's unique history as an international port and a cultural melting pot has given it a character all its own. The city has produced music that conquered the world and is home to more historic buildings than any other British metropolis outside ... more
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How Did We Get into This Mess? Politics, Equality, Nature by George Monbiot - £16.99
Leading political and environmental commentator on where we have gone wrong, and what to do about it.   Without countervailing voices, naming and challenging power, political freedom withers and dies. Without countervailing voices, a better w ... more
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Jakob's Colours by Lindsay Hawdon - £8.99
Inspired by the lost voices of the Romany Holocaust this heartbreaking and tender novel will appeal to readers who loved Sophie's Choice, Schindler's Ark and The Book Thief.   Austria, 1944. Jakob, a gypsy boy - half Roma, half Yenish - runs, ... more
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The New Odyssey: The Story of Europe by Patrick Kingsley - £14.99
The New Odyssey is a work of original, bold reporting written with a perfect mix of compassion and authority by the journalist who knows the subject better than any other. Europe is facing a wave of migration unmatched since the end of World War ... more
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Pimp State: Sex, Money and the Future of Equality by Kat Banyard - £12.99
Never before have prostitution, strip clubs and pornography been as profitable, widely used or embedded in mainstream culture as they are today. How society should respond to the rise of the sex trade is shaping up to be one of the Twenty-First Centu ... more
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The Panama Papers: Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money by Bastian Obermayer and Frederik Obermaier - £12.99
Late one evening, investigative journalist Bastian Obermayer receives an anonymous message offering him access to secret data. Through encrypted channels, he then receives documents showing a mysterious bank transfer for $500 million in gold. This is ... more
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Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates - £10.99
Winner, Kirkus Prize for Non-Fiction, United States, 2015 Shortlisted, National Book Award for Non-Fiction, United States, 2015  In the 150 years since the end of the Civil War and the ratification of the Thirteenth Amendment, the story of r ... more
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The Feminist Activity Book by Gemma Correll - £7.99
Looking to smash the patriarchy and get your arts and crafts on? Want to have a laugh while taking down sexist stereotypes? Look no further than Gemma Correll's Feminist Activity Book, where your dress up doll can wear whatever she wants and the only ... more
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Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World by Rachel Ignotofsky - £16.99
A charmingly illustrated and educational book, Women in Science highlights the contributions of fifty notable women to the fields of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) from the ancient to the modern world.  Full of striking ... more
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Children of the Stone: The Power of Music in a Hard Land by Sandy Tolan - £12.99
It is an unlikely story. Ramzi Hussein Aburedwan, a child from a Palestinian refugee camp, confronts an occupying army, gets an education, masters an instrument, dreams of something much bigger than himself, and then, through his charisma and persist ... more
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Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine - £9.99
WINNER OF THE LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE FOR POETRY   WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR POETRY   'Everywhere were flashes, a siren sounding and a stretched-out roar. Get on the ground. Get on the ground now. Then I ... more
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From #Blacklivesmatter to Black Liberation by Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor - £12.99
The eruption of mass protests in the wake of the police murders of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri and Eric Garner in New York City have challenged the impunity with which officers of the law carry out violence against Black people and punctured ... more
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Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Chris Riddell - £14.99
A special illustrated edition of the stunningly original and brilliant tale of London Below from storytelling genius Neil Gaiman and Children's Laureate Chris Riddell.  Discover Neverwhere, Neil Gaiman's extraordinary modern classic, illustra ... more
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