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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 10 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Behind the Mask: A Collection of Stories from Frontline Workers by Various authors
    Behind the Mask: A Collection of Stories from Frontline Workers - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580950 | ISBN 10: 1910580953

    After the Lockdowns and the doorstop applause for frontline workers came to an end, carers, warehouse workers, medical and mental health professionals came together with Writing on the Wall to share their experiences of working on the frontline durin ... more

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  • Cover image of book Liverpool: A Memoir of Words by Tony Crowley
    Liverpool: A Memoir of Words - by Tony Crowley

    £20.00   hardback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781837644384 | ISBN 10: 1837644381

    Included in the TLS Books of the Year 2023  Written by an author brought up in working-class Liverpool in the 1960s and 1970s, Liverpool: A Memoir of Words is a work of creative non-fiction that combines the study of language in Liverpool with so ... more

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  • Cover image of book One Day in April - A Hillsborough Story by Jenni Hicks
    One Day in April - A Hillsborough Story - by Jenni Hicks

    £9.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781409196242 | ISBN 10: 1409196240

    On the morning of Saturday 15 April 1989, Jenni Hicks, her husband, and their two teenage daughters, Sarah and Vicki, went to watch a football match. That was to be their last day as a family. Sarah and Vicki didn't come home, and Jenni's world was c ... more

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  • Cover image of book Different Voices Shared Lives: A Collection of New Writing from Voices Across Liverpool City Region by Various authors
    Different Voices Shared Lives: A Collection of New Writing from Voices Across Liverpool City Region - by Various authors

    £3.99   paperback   (2023) - ISBN 13: 9781910580851 | ISBN 10: 1910580856

    Different Voices Shared Lives is a unique collection of writing by members of black, Asian and other racial minority communities from across the Liverpool City Region which offers new insights into the region’s culture and heritage. This book bring ... more

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  • Cover image of book Letters to Gil by Malik Al Nasir
    Letters to Gil - by Malik Al Nasir

    £9.99   paperback   (2022) - ISBN 13: 9780008464479 | ISBN 10: 0008464472

    "A searing, triumphant story. A testament to the tenacity of the human spirit as well as a beautiful ode to an iconic figure"(Irenosen Okojie) Letters to Gil is Malik Al Nasir's profound coming of age memoir - the story of surviving physical and ... more

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  • Cover image of book Football Without Borders: The Lives and Times of a Refugee Football Club by Chris Allen
    Football Without Borders: The Lives and Times of a Refugee Football Club - by Chris Allen

    £9.99   paperback   (2021) - ISBN 13: 9781838346805 | ISBN 10: 1838346805

    Football Without Borders is the story of one man's search for the soul of football.  Having become disillusioned with the corporatisation of top-level football in the early 1990s, Chris Allen embarks on a love affair with non-league football.  ... more

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  • Cover image of book Penny Lane and All That by Ann Carlton
    Penny Lane and All That - by Ann Carlton

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781784613693 | ISBN 10: 178461369x

    Penny Lane and All That is a celebration of growing up in Liverpool's Penny Lane neighbourhood in the 1940s and 1950s – a place and time very familiar to the Quarrymen/Beatles who celebrated it in their well-known song.   From first-hand exp ... more

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  • Cover image of book What
    What's Your Granby Story? - by Various authors

    £2.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781910580073 | ISBN 10: 1910580074

    "These memories of Granby Street chronicle the passion and importance of Liverpool's diverse cultural heritage. From stories of poverty, hardship, displacement and isolation, to those of entrepreneurialism, settlement and community, the overall tone ... more

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  • Cover image of book Carra: My Autobiography by Jamie Carragher
    Carra: My Autobiography - by Jamie Carragher

    £9.99   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9780552157421 | ISBN 10: 0552157422

    For the Anfield faithful, Jamie Carragher represents everything that is great about Liverpool Football Club, prompting the Kop to sing we all dream of a team of Carraghers. The clubs vice-captain, longest-serving player and one of a select band of ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ricky by Ricky Tomlinson
    Ricky - by Ricky Tomlinson

    £10.99   paperback   (2004) - ISBN 13: 9780751534030 | ISBN 10: 075153403x

    Famous as the loveable couch potato Jim Royle of The Royle Family, Ricky Tomlinson has launched a thousand one-liners and entertained millions without ever leaving his armchair. Now, in his bestselling autobiography, he surprises yet again with ... more

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