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The COVID-19 crisis is causing delays in delivery from our suppliers, and currently it takes at least 1-2 weeks for us to obtain most books at present, (subject to availability) - so if you need a book urgently, or by a specific date, we encourage you to contact us before placing an order to ask how long it may take
Mudlarking: Lost and Found on the River Thames - by Lara Maiklem - £9.99
SHORTLISTED FOR THE INDIE BOOK AWARDS 2020   Mudlark (/'mAdla;k/) noun A person who scavenges for usable debris in the mud of a river or harbour  Lara Maiklem has scoured the banks of the Thames for nearly twenty years, in pursuit of ... more

Human Croquet - by Kate Atkinson - £8.99
The brilliant and profound second novel from the three-times Costa prizewinner and number one bestseller Kate Atkinson.   'Vivid, richly imaginative, hilarious and frightening by turns' Observer   Once it had been the great forest of Lythe ... more

Yes To Life In Spite of Everything - by Viktor E Frankl - £12.99
Find hope even in dark times with this rediscovered masterpiece by the 16 million copy bestselling author of Man's Search For Meaning.   Just months after his liberation from Auschwitz renowned psychiatrist Viktor E. Frankl delivered a series ... more

Before the Coffee Gets Cold - by Toshikazu Kawaguchi - £8.99
What would you change if you could go back in time?  In a small back alley in Tokyo, there is a café which has been serving carefully brewed coffee for more than one hundred years. But this coffee shop offers its customers a unique experienc ... more

What Would Jurgen Klopp Do? Life Lessons from a Champion - by Tom Victor - £9.99
THE PERFECT GIFT FOR FOOTBALL FANS – A HERO FOR DIFFICULT TIMES  There’s no one quite like Klopp. Players love him, Liverpool fans love him – even those who should hate him, want a hug from him. He’s charismatic, charming, a master ta ... more

Stone Junction - by Jim Dodge - £9.99
Jim Dodge’s unforgettable outlaw epic. Introduced by Thomas Pynchon.   When Daniel’s mother dies, he is brought under the protection of the AMO: the Alliance of Magicians and Outlaws. It is an introduction to a world of revenge, revolution and ... more

Folk Tales of Rock and Stone - by Jenny Moon - £12.99
From caverns deep underground to sky-high mountains, the rocks and stones all around us are ancient. Greedy oni lurk in a cave in Japan; a stonecutter becomes a mountain; and a story of romance, revenge and tragedy plays out on the face of a plate. & ... more

To Be Taught, If Fortunate - by Becky Chambers - £8.99
In the future, instead of terraforming planets to sustain human life, explorers of the galaxy transform themselves.   *FROM THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR*  ‘Extraordinary...A future masterwork’ Joanne Harris   At the t ... more

Beneath My Feet: Writers on Walking - by Duncan Minshull (Editor) - £9.99
Above all, do not lose your desire to walk: every day I walk myself into a state of well being and walk away from every illness.” ~ Soren Aaby Kierkegaard  Duncan Minshull has always walked, and in the last twenty years has made use of it by wr ... more

Unorthodox: The Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots - by Deborah Feldman - £10.99
Now a Netflix original series!  Unorthodox is the bestselling memoir of a young Jewish woman’s escape from a religious sect, in the tradition of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s Infidel and Carolyn Jessop’s Escape, featuring a new epilogue by the author. ... more

The Conscious Closet: The Revolutionary Guide to Looking Good While Doing Good - by Elizabeth L. Cline - £12.99
From journalist, fashionista, and clothing resale expert Elizabeth L. Cline, “the Michael Pollan of fashion,”* comes the definitive guide to building an ethical, sustainable wardrobe you’ll love.  Clothing is one of the most personal ex ... more

Beyond Words: What Animals Think and Feel - by Carl Safina - £9.99
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER.  I wanted to know what they were experiencing, and why to us they feel so compelling, and so close. This time I allowed myself to ask them the question that for a scientist was forbidden fruit: Who are you?  ... more

Where the Crawdads Sing - by Delia Owens - £8.99
For years, rumors of the ‘Marsh Girl’ have haunted Barkley Cove, a quiet town on the North Carolina coast.   So in late 1969, when handsome Chase Andrews is found dead, the locals immediately suspect Kya Clark, the so-called Marsh Girl. B ... more

The Rules of Contagion: Why Things Spread - and Why They Stop - by Adam Kucharski - £16.99
A deadly virus suddenly explodes into the population. A political movement gathers pace, and then quickly vanishes.  An idea takes off like wildfire, changing our world forever. We live in a world that's more interconnected than ever before. Our ... more

The Nickel Boys - by Colson Whitehead - £16.99
** Winner of the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. **   Author of The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead, brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in 1960 ... more

Rebel Women: The renegades, viragos and heroines who changed the world... - by Rosalind Miles - £25.00
Rosalind Miles' The Women's History of the World was a Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller and translated into almost forty languages.  Now it is time for a new women's history - for more famous, infamous and little-known rebels.  ... more

Asleep - by Banana Yoshimoto - £8.99
Banana Yoshimoto has a magical ability to animate the lives of her young characters, and here she spins the stories of three women, all bewitched into a spiritual sleep.   One, mourning a lost lover, finds herself sleepwalking at night. Anoth ... more

Women's Weird: Strange Stories by Women, 1890-1940 - by Melissa Edmundson (Editor) - £12.99
Early Weird fiction embraces the supernatural, horror, science fiction, fantasy and the Gothic, and was explored with enthusiasm by many women writers in the United Kingdom and in the USA in the late Victorian period and in the early twentieth centur ... more

Where The Wild Ladies Are - by Aoko Matsuda, translated by Polly Barton - £9.99
Winner of an English PEN Award Named a ‘new book you need to read in 2020‘ by i-D Named a ‘best book of the year so far‘ by Tatler  Witty, inventive, and profound, Where the Wild Ladies Are is a contemporary feminist retelling of tr ... more

Normal People - by Sally Rooney - £8.99
THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES AND TOP FIVE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A BBC ONE DRAMA ADAPTATION CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION  WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018 WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR WINNER OF NOVEL OF THE YE ... more

Resistance: A Songwriter's Story of Hope, Change and Courage - by Tori Amos - £16.99
Since the release of her first, career-defining solo album Little Earthquakes, Tori Amos has been one of the music industry’s most enduring and ingenious artists. From her unnerving depiction of sexual assault in “Me and a Gun” to her post-9/11 ... more

Everything I Never Told You - by Celeste Ng - £8.99
"There is much here that might impress Pulitzer and Man Booker judges... Ng brilliantly depicts the destruction that parents can inflict on their children and on each other"(Mark Lawson, Guardian) Lydia is the favourite child of Marilyn and James ... more

Mindfulness for Unravelling Anxiety: Finding Calm & Clarity in Uncertain Times - by Richard Gilpin - £8.99
Anxiety is a state many of us know only too well and Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is on the global increase too.   Mindfulness for Unravelling Anxiety helps loosen the knots and tangles of anxiety and explores the ways we can break thei ... more

Dark Matter - by Michelle Paver - £8.99
January 1937. Clouds of war are gathering over a fogbound London. Twenty-eight year old Jack is poor, lonely and desperate to change his life. So when he's offered the chance to join an Arctic expedition, he jumps at it. Spirits are high as the ship ... more

Blooming Flowers: A Seasonal History of Plants and People - by Kasia Boddy - £14.99
An evocative and richly illustrated exploration of flowers and how, over the centuries, they have given us so much sustenance, meaning, and pleasure.   The bright yellow of a marigold and the cheerful red of a geranium, the evocative fragrance ... more

Lanny - by Max Porter - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE WAINWRIGHT PRIZE 2019 SHORTLISTED FOR THE GORDON BURN PRIZE 2019  Not far from London, there is a village.  This village belongs to the people who live in it and to those who l ... more

Fifty Miles Wide: Cycling Through Israel and Palestine - by Julian Sayarer - £9.99
Ten years after breaking a world record for cycling around the world, award-winning travel writer Julian Sayarer returns to two wheels on the roads of Israel and occupied Palestine.   His route weaves from the ancient hills of Galilee, along t ... more

Can't Pay, Won't Pay: The Fight to Stop the Poll Tax - by Simon Hannah - £16.99
Thirty years ago, a social movement helped bring down one of the most powerful British Prime Ministers of the 20th Century. For the 30th anniversary of the Poll Tax rebellion, Simon Hannah looks back on those tumultuous days of resistance, telling th ... more

How Contagion Works: Science, Awareness and Community in Times of Global Crises - by Paolo Giordano - £2.99
The Covid-19 pandemic is the most significant health emergency of our time.   Writing from Italy in lockdown, physicist and novelist Paolo Giordano explains how disease spreads in our interconnected world: why it mattershow it impacts ushow we ... more

The Moth: Occasional Magic - 50 True Stories of Defying the Impossible - by Catherine Burns (Editor) - £9.99
Before television and radio, people would gather on porches, on the steps outside their homes, and tell stories. Their bewitched listeners would sit and listen long into the night as moths flitted around overhead. Storytelling phenomenon The Moth rec ... more

Strange Weather In Tokyo - by Hiromi Kawakami - £7.99
Tsukiko is in her late 30s and living alone when one night she happens to meet one of her former high school teachers, 'Sensei', in a bar. He is at least thirty years her senior, retired and, she presumes, a widower. After this initial encounter, the ... more

These Are The Hands: Poems from the Heart of the NHS - by Deborah Alma and Dr Katie Amiel (Editor) - £9.99
Fearless, reverent and incredibly touching, These Are the Hands celebrates the NHS and the strength and compassion of the people who keep its heart beating. With contributions from leading UK poets, this beautiful anthology illuminates and supports t ... more

I Will Judge You By Your Bookshelf - by Grant Snider - £11.99
A look at the culture and fanaticism of book lovers, from beloved New York Times illustrator Grant Snider.  It's no secret, but we are judged by our bookshelves. We learn to read at an early age, and as we grow older we shed our beloved books ... more

Lyra McKee: In Her Own Words: Lost, Found, Remembered - by Lyra McKee - £12.99
When the Northern Irish journalist Lyra McKee was murdered in Derry in April 2019 aged just 29, she was survived by her articles that had been read and loved by thousands worldwide.   This memorial anthology will weave together the pieces that ... more

Recollections Of My Non-Existence - by Rebecca Solnit - £16.99
In 1981, Rebecca Solnit rented a studio apartment in San Francisco that would be her home for the next twenty-five years. There, she began to come to terms with the epidemic of violence against women around her, the street harassment that unsettled h ... more

The Mirror & The Light - by Hilary Mantel - £25.00
'If you cannot speak truth at a beheading, when can you speak it?'   England, May 1536. Anne Boleyn is dead, decapitated in the space of a heartbeat by a hired French executioner. As her remains are bundled into oblivion, Thomas Cromwell breakfa ... more

Gingerbread - by Helen Oyeyemi - £8.99
"A writer of sentences so elegant that they gleam"(Ali Smith, author of How to be Both) Influenced by the mysterious place gingerbread holds in classic children's stories - equal parts wholesome and uncanny - beloved novelist Helen Oyeyemi inv ... more

Station Eleven - by Emily St. John Mandel - £7.99
The New York Times Bestseller WINNER OF THE ARTHUR C. CLARKE AWARD 2015 Longlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 2014 National Book Awards Finalist 2015 PEN/Faulkner Award Finalist   What was lost in the collapse: almost e ... more

Taking Up Space: The Black Girl's Manifesto for Change - by Chelsea Kwakye and Ore Ogunbiyi - £8.99
As a minority in a predominantly white institution, taking up space is an act of resistance. Recent Cambridge grads Chelsea and Ore experienced this first-hand, and wrote Taking Up Space as a guide and a manifesto for change.  FOR BLACK GIRLS ... more

Skint Estate: A Memoir of Poverty, Motherhood and Survival - by Cash Carraway - £9.99
“Everyone has their price. It’s just not always monetary. Mine is though. 20 quid.”  Single mum. ‘Stain on society’. Caught in a poverty trap. It’s a luxury to afford morals and if you’re Cash Carraway, you do what you can to survi ... more

The Guilty Feminist - by Deborah Frances-White - £8.99
In 2015 I described myself as 'guilty feminist' for the first time. My goals were noble but my concerns were trivial. I desperately wanted to close the pay gap, but I also wanted to look good sitting down naked.   A funny, joyful, frank and inspir ... more

Brief Answers To The Big Questions - by Stephen Hawking - £8.99
The final book from Professor Stephen Hawking, the bestselling author of A Brief History of Time and arguably the most famous scientist of our age, Brief Answers To The Big Questions is a profound, accessible and timely reflection on the biggest ques ... more

How to Come Alive Again - by Beth McColl - £9.99
It doesn't matter that you've lived in the shadows, that you've slept through years of your life, that you've done things you're shamed to admit even to yourself. It doesn't matter that you're an anxious mess with a shouty monster brain that keeps yo ... more

Girl, Woman, Other - by Bernardine Evaristo - £8.99
***JOINT WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2019***   Bernardine Evaristo is one of those writers who should be read by everyone, everywhere. Girl, Woman, Other follows the lives and struggles of twelve very different characters.  Mostly women, black and ... more

The Nanny State Made Me: A Story of Britain and How to Save It - by Stuart Maconie - £20.00
It was the spirit of our finest hour, the backbone of our post-war greatness, and it promoted some of the boldest and most brilliant schemes this isle has ever produced: it was the Welfare State, and it made you and I. But now it's under threat, and ... more

Invisible Women: Exposing Data Bias in a World Designed for Men - by Caroline Criado Perez - £9.99
THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER   Discover the shocking gender bias that affects our everyday lives.   Imagine a world where your phone is too big for your hand, where your doctor prescribes a drug that is wrong for your body, where in a car accide ... more

Pulp Idol Firsts 2020 - by Various artists - £4.99
Pulp Idol is an annual competition run in Liverpool since 2006 by Writing on the Wall - Liverpool's longest running writing and literary organisation. Many new talents have been discovered through the competition, providing publicity and pathways in ... more

The Night Tiger - by Yangsze Choo - £8.99
They say a tiger that devours too many humans can take the form of a man and walk among us...  In 1930s colonial Malaya, a dissolute British doctor receives a surprise gift of an eleven-year-old Chinese houseboy. Sent as a bequest from an old ... more

A Bite of the Apple: A Life with Books, Writers and Virago - by Lennie Goodings - £16.99
'The moment I got my job at Virago in 1978 I knew it would be a long time before I would leave. I certainly wouldn't have had the brazen hope then - only twenty-five and very recently new to Britain - that I would ever become the Publisher, but I did ... more

Jeremy Hardy Speaks Volumes: Words, Wit, Wisdom, One-Liners and Rants - by Jeremy Hardy - £20.00
'Well good evening, my name is Jeremy Hardy and I'm a comedian who likes to make wry witty satirical observations about the society we live in - but I prefer to keep them to myself, thank you very much.'  Edited by his wife, Katie Barlow and ... more

Why You Should Be a Trade Unionist - by Len McCluskey - £7.99
Why every worker should join a trade union.  In this short and accessible book, Len McCluskey, General Secretary of Unite the Union, presents the case for joining a trade union. Drawing on anecdotes from his own long involvement in unions, he ... more

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