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Happy Fat: Taking Up Space in a World That Wants to Shrink You - by Sofie Hagen - £9.99
‘I am a fat person and I love my body. I feel lucky to be able to say that – it has taken a lot of work and a lot of time. I want to tell you what I have learned and how I got here.’   In Happy Fat, comedian Sofie Hagen shares how she remove ... more

Dear NHS: 100 Stories to Say Thank You - by Adam Kay (Editor) - £16.99
The NHS is our single greatest achievement as a country. No matter who you are, no matter what your health needs are, and no matter how much money you have, the NHS is there for you.  In Dear NHS, 100 inspirational people come together to sha ... more

Foxfire, Wolfskin & Other Stories of Shapeshifting Women - by Sharon Blackie - £8.99
‘She lived fully, my fox, and I envied her with all my heart. I wanted to dance with her, sister or lover, across the snow-clad vastness of this land. Together, we’d create the Northern Lights. For that is what foxes do – racing over the fells, ... more

Pandemic Solidarity: Mutual Aid During the Covid-19 Crisis - by Marina Sitrin and Colectiva Sembrar (Editors) - £14.99
In times of crisis, when institutions of power are laid bare, people turn to one another. Pandemic Solidarity collects firsthand experiences from around the world of people creating their own narratives of solidarity and mutual aid in the time of the ... more

The Unwinding: And Other Dreamings - by Jackie Morris - £14.99
This book is not meant to be read from cover to cover. It is a book for dreamers. Slight of word, rich of image, its purpose is to ease the soul.  The paintings between these covers were worked in the between times, an unwinding of the soul, when ... more

The Museum of Whales You Will Never See: Travels Among the Collectors of Iceland - by Kendra Greene - £14.99
Welcome to Iceland, a very small nation with a very large number (two hundred and sixty five) of (mostly) very small museums. Founded in the backyards of houses, begun as jokes or bets or memorials to lost friends, these museums tell the story of an ... more

Figuring - by Maria Popova - £14.99
Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries - beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of pla ... more

This is How You Lose the Time War - by Amal El-Mohtar and Max Gladstone - £10.00
WINNER OF The 2019 Reddit Stabby Award for Best Novella AND The 2019 British Science Fiction Association Award for Best Novella  SHORTLISTED FOR: 2020 Theodore Sturgeon Memorial Award Hugo Award for Best Novella The Ray Bradbury Prize Nebula ... more

The Book of Queer Prophets: 24 Writers on Sexuality and Religion - by Ruth Hunt (Curator) - £14.99
Is it possible to believe in God and be gay? How does it feel to be excluded from a religious community because of your sexuality? Why do some people still believe being LGBT is a sin?   The Book of Queer Prophets contains modern-day epistles fro ... more

I Am Not Your Baby Mother - by Candice Brathwaite - £16.99
It's about time we made motherhood more diverse...   When Candice fell pregnant and stepped into the motherhood playing field, she found her experience bore little resemblance to the glossy magazine photos of women in horizontal stripe tops ... more

Humankind: A Hopeful History - by Rutger Bregman - £20.00
It's a belief that unites the left and right, psychologists and philosophers, writers and historians. It drives the headlines that surround us and the laws that touch our lives. From Machiavelli to Hobbes, Freud to Dawkins, the roots of this belief h ... more

Yarn Bombing: The Art of Crochet and Knit Graffiti (10th edition) - by Mandy Moore and Leanne Prain - £19.99
When Yarn Bombing was first published in 2009, the idea that knitted and crocheted objects could be used as a political act of resistance was brand new. Ten years and thousands of public acts of yarnarchy later, the art of knit and crochet graffiti h ... more

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race - by Reni Eddo-Lodge - £8.99
LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION SHORTLISTED FOR A BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD   What does it mean to be a person of colour in a world dominated by white privilege?   Exploring everything from eradicated black histo ... more

Me and White Supremacy: How to Recognise Your Privilege, Combat Racism and Change the World - by Layla Saad - £14.99
Me and White Supremacy teaches readers how to dismantle the privilege within themselves so that they can stop (often unconsciously) inflicting damage on people of colour, and in turn, help other white people do better, too.   When Layla Saad began ... more

Diary of a Young Naturalist - by Dara McAnulty - £16.00
Diary of a Young Naturalist chronicles the turning of 15-year-old Dara McAnulty's world. From spring and through a year in his home patch in Northern Ireland, Dara spent the seasons writing. These vivid, evocative and moving diary entries about his c ... more

When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir - by Patrisse Khan-Cullors & asha bandele - £9.99
“Twelve. That was the year that I learned that being Black and poor defined me more than being bright and hopeful and ready.”   The powerful memoir of one of the co-founders of Black Lives Matter which explores how the movement was born.   ... more

The Calculating Stars - by Mary Robinette Kowal - £8.99
WINNER OF 2019 NEBULA, LOCUS AND HUGO AWARDS!   One woman. One mission. One chance to save the world.   It's 1952, and the world as we know it is gone. A meteorite has destroyed Washington DC, triggering extinction-level global war ... more

Murmur - by Will Eaves - £8.99
Murmur evokes the extraordinary life of Alan Turing, the beauty and sorrows of love, and the nature of consciousness. Winner of the Wellcome Prize and shortlisted for the Goldsmiths Prize.  Winner of the 2019 Wellcome Book Prize Winner of th ... more

Poems to Live Your Life By - by Chris Riddell (illustrator) - £12.99
In Poems to Live Your Life By, Chris Riddell, political cartoonist for the Observer, has selected his very favourite classic and modern poems about life, death and everything in between.   This gorgeously illustrated collection includes forty-six ... more

Afropean: Notes from Black Europe - by Johny Pitts - £10.99
A Guardian Best Book of 2019 so far.  'Afropean. Here was a space where blackness was taking part in shaping European identity ... A continent of Algerian flea markets, Surinamese shamanism, German Reggae and Moorish castles. Yes, all this was pa ... more

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

The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper - by Hallie Rubenhold - £9.99
THE #1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NONFICTION 2019   Polly, Annie, Elizabeth, Catherine and Mary-Jane are famous for the same thing, though they never met. They came from Fleet Street, Knightsbridge, Wolv ... 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

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

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

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

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