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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 11 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book How Westminster Works... and Why It Doesn by Ian Dunt
    How Westminster Works... and Why It Doesn - by Ian Dunt

    £10.99   paperback   (2024) - ISBN 13: 9781399602747 | ISBN 10: 1399602748

    THE NO.2 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  Why do some prime ministers manage to get things done, while others miserably fail? What is a ‘special adviser’ and how did they take over British political life? And why is the House of Lords more functi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Are You Really OK?: Understanding Britain’s Mental Health Emergency by Stacey Dooley
    Are You Really OK?: Understanding Britain’s Mental Health Emergency - by Stacey Dooley

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781785947032 | ISBN 10: 1785947036

    We are not OK...  I've been fortunate enough to meet many remarkable people over the last decade of making documentaries - sometimes in incredibly hostile environments, where they've been really up against it - and I've seen the devastating e ... more

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  • Cover image of book Fortress London: Why We Need to Save the Country from its Capital by Sam Bright
    Fortress London: Why We Need to Save the Country from its Capital - by Sam Bright

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9780008474256 | ISBN 10: 0008474257

    A vividly written and timely polemic tackling the burning injustices shaping British society today.  ‘Intelligently written and powerfully argued.’ Paul Mason  ‘Witty, scathing, and entertaining.’ Danny Dorling  Journa ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Social Distance Between Us: How Remote Politics Wrecked Britain by Darren McGarvey
    The Social Distance Between Us: How Remote Politics Wrecked Britain - by Darren McGarvey

    £10.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781529103885 | ISBN 10: 1529103886

    *A RADIO 4 BOOK OF THE WEEK* *SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION* *LONGLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE*  'An Orwell for today's poor' - The Times 'The standout, authentic voice of a generation' Herald 'McGarvey is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain by Sathnam Sanghera
    Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain - by Sathnam Sanghera

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9780241445310 | ISBN 10: 0241445310

    In his brilliantly illuminating new book Sathnam Sanghera demonstrates how so much of what we consider to be modern Britain is actually rooted in our imperial past.   In prose that is, at once, both clear-eyed and full of acerbic wit, Sanghera sh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Diamonds in the Mud by Brian Reade
    Diamonds in the Mud - by Brian Reade

    £20.00   hardback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781913406639 | ISBN 10: 1913406636

    "Powerful, vital and visionary"(Jimmy McGovern) Something unusual happened in Britain during the spring of 2020. As the nation went into lockdown to fight a killer pandemic our view of what constituted a hero changed.  Suddenly celebrity busine ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Nanny State Made Me: A Story of Britain and How to Save It by Stuart Maconie
    The Nanny State Made Me: A Story of Britain and How to Save It - by Stuart Maconie

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781529102437 | ISBN 10: 152910243x

    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

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  • Cover image of book Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics by Peter Geoghegan
    Democracy for Sale: Dark Money and Dirty Politics - by Peter Geoghegan

    £14.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781789546033 | ISBN 10: 1789546036

    Democracy is in crisis, and unaccountable and untraceable flows of money are helping to destroy it. Politicians lie gleefully, making wild claims that can be shared instantly with millions of people on social media. Donald Trump, Boris Johnson, Jair ... more

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    Don't Let My Past Be Your Future: A Call to Arms - by Harry Leslie Smith

    £8.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472123473 | ISBN 10: 1472123476

    Don't Let My Past Be Your Future, Harry Leslie Smith's follow-up to Harry's Last Stand, is both a survival guide for today's generations and a memoir about persevering through difficult times with one's dignity and optimism intact.  THIS A CA ... more

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  • Cover image of book Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging by Afua Hirsch
    Brit(ish): On Race, Identity and Belonging - by Afua Hirsch

    £10.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784705039 | ISBN 10: 1784705039

    Where are you really from?   You’re British. Your parents are British. You were raised in Britain. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British.   So why do people keep asking you where you are from?   Brit(ish) is abou ... more

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  • Cover image of book The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation by Ian Cobain
    The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation - by Ian Cobain

    £20.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781846275838 | ISBN 10: 1846275830

    In 1889, the first Official Secrets Act was passed, creating offences of 'disclosure of information' and 'breach of official trust'. It limited and monitored what the public could, and should, be told. Since then a culture of secrecy has flourished. ... more

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