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Most books can be ordered within 7-10 days, subject to availability. If you need a book urgently, or by a specific date, you can always contact us before ordering to ask how long it will take
We Need to Talk About Death: An Important Book About Grief, Celebrations, and Love - by Sarah Chavez and Annika Le Large - £9.99
An educational book that helps grieving children understand what happens when we die, and celebrates the traditions people around the world use to honor the dead.  Death is an important part of life, and yet it is one of the hardest things to tal ... more

The Whale at the End of the World - by John Ironmonger - £9.99
Previously published as NOT FORGETTING THE WHALE  THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER  ‘A gentle and uplifting tale of warding off apocalypse in a remote corner of Cornwall... charming’ Financial Times  For fans of ELEANOR OLIPHA ... more

White Cat, Black Dog - by Kelly Link - £9.99
Seven modern fairytales from Pulitzer Prize finalist Kelly Link, featuring illustrations by award-winning artist Shaun Tan.   Leaving behind the enchanted castles, deep, dark woods and gingerbread cottages of fairytales for airport waiting rooms, ... more

WHAT - by John Cooper Clarke - £16.99
'Nothing short of dazzling' – Alex Turner 'A big-hearted poet of boundless humour and unmistakable style' – Kit Fan, Guardian   Dr John Cooper Clarke's dazzling, scabrous voice has reverberated through pop culture for decades, his influence o ... more

The Chinese in Britain: A History of Visitors and Settlers - by Barclay Price - £10.99
Today over 400,000 Chinese live in Britain, many more attend British universities, and an increasing number visit Britain on business and as tourists. But until now, there has been no comprehensive history of the Chinese who came to the country. This ... more

The Leviathan - by Rosie Andrews - £8.99
THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  'It's hard to believe that such an accomplished novel could be a debut - The Leviathan is a gloriously dark story that sweeps you along to its harrowing yet satisfying conclusion. Superb' Susan Stokes-Chapman, ... more

The Orange and Other Poems - by Wendy Cope - £8.99
The Orange provides the perfect introduction to Wendy Cope, one of Britain’s wittiest, best-selling and best-loved poets.  My heart has made its mind up And I’m afraid it’s you.   A glorious selection of Wendy Cope’s most be ... more

Twelve Moons: A Year Under a Shared Sky - by Caro Giles - £9.99
Twelve Moons follows a year spent caught between the wild sea and the changing moon of the wide Northumberland skies.  Caro Giles lives on the far edge of the country, with her tribe of daughters: The Mermaid, The Whirlwind, The Caulbearer an ... more

Bad Bridget: Crime, Mayhem and the Lives of Irish Emigrant Women - by Elaine Farrell and Leanne McCormick - £10.99
'A captivating account of lives previously ignored' Sunday Independent   'An important, impeccably researched though eminently readable book that charts new territory' Irish Examiner   Ireland in the nineteenth and early twentieth cen ... more

The Greek Community of Liverpool: A History 1822-2022 - by S.B. Williams - £14.99
Liverpool is a cosmopolitan city populated by people and communities from all over the world. One of the least known components is the Greek community.   Greek people have created colonies and communities around Europe and the wider world since ... more

Busy Chinese New Year (Board book) - by Ilaria Falorsi - £6.99
Little ones can push, pull and slide the tabs to join in the celebrations in Busy Chinese New Year!  Make the Lion and Dragon dance, enjoy a family banquet and watch the spectacular fireworks.  Perfect for toddlers who like to play as they ... more

All About Lunar New Year: Things to Make and Do - by Kevin Tsang - £7.99
All About Lunar New Year: Things to Make and Do is the perfect gift!   Lunar New Year is one of the most significant holidays celebrated across Asia. This beautiful book is filled with crafts and recipes, fun activities and facts about the Lunar ... more

The Great Race: The Story of the Chinese Zodiac - by Christopher Corr - £6.99
Celebrate Chinese New Year and learn how every animal earned its place in the Chinese zodiac by taking part in the Great Race!  Discover who will come first to win the ultimate prize, and find out why Cat will never forgive his friend Rat in thi ... more

Little First Stickers: Chinese New Year - by Amy Chiu and Kristie Pickersgill - £5.99
Come and join the fun with music, dancing dragons and dazzling fireworks, as Jing and her family celebrate Lunar New Year. Add over 150 stickers to bring the scenes to life.  Recommended for readers aged 3+  Warning! Not suitable f ... more

I Love Chinese New Year - by Eva Wong Nava and Xin Li - £7.99
A gorgeously illustrated introduction to Chinese New Year, written by Eva Wong Nava and illustrated by Li Xin.  ‘Twelve animals, one for each year, each one with their own special powers. It all started with a race to cross the most heavenly of ... more

Technofeudalism: What Killed Capitalism - by Yanis Varoufakis - £22.00
Capitalism is dead. The #1 bestselling economist shows how the owners of big tech have become the world's feudal overlords.  ‘What an amazing piece of work this is. Everyone should read it. 100 out of 100’ IRVINE WELSH  In his boldest and ... more

Believe Us: The Inside Story of Jürgen Klopp’s Liverpool - by Melissa Reddy - £9.99
‘Our incredible story under a supreme manager shared in all its glory.’ Jordan Henderson  The definitive account of Jürgen Klopp’s astonishing revival of Liverpool Football Club.  FULLY UPDATED FOR THE 2020-2021 SEASON  Liverpool F ... more

White Holes: Inside the Horizon - by Carlo Rovelli - £14.99
CHOSEN AS A BOOK OF THE YEAR BY THE FINANCIAL TIMES * SUNDAY TELEGRAPH * NEW STATESMAN * NEW SCIENTIST   'A miniature masterpiece by one of the most entertaining scientists on the planet' Evening Standard   ‘Everyone’s talking about Whi ... more

Hand in Hand with Love: An Anthology of Queer Classic Poetry - by Simon Avery (Editor) - £10.99
Hand in Hand with Love is a celebration of queer voices throughout the ages. Spanning from Sappho and the Ancient Greeks to Edna St. Vincent Millay and the modernists, this luminous anthology champions and redefines the spectrum of queer poetry.  ... more

The Great Post Office Scandal - by Nick Wallis - £13.99
The story of the fight to expose a multimillion IT disaster that put innocent people in jail.  The definitive account of what has been described as one of the UK's biggest ever miscarriages of justice. Written by award-winning broadcaster and jou ... more

The Life and Rhymes of Benjamin Zephaniah: The Autobiography - by Benjamin Zephaniah - £10.99
*BBC Radio 4 Book of the Week*  Benjamin Zephaniah, who has travelled the world for his art and his humanitarianism, now tells the one story that encompasses it all: the story of his life.   In the early 1980s when punks and Rastas were on the ... more

Celtic Weird: Tales of Wicked Folklore and Dark Mythology - by Johnny Mains (Editor) - £14.99
Once I thought I glimpsed her high up in a bush, like dirty rags in a gale. Not that so far there has been any gale, or even any wind. The total silent stillness is one of the worst things.   Yes, it is a battle with strong and unknown forces ... more

Let the Light Pour In: Morning Poems - by Lemn Sissay - £12.99
An uplifting poetry collection from the number one bestselling author of My Name Is Why, Lemn Sissay OBE.  THE INSTANT SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER  For the past decade, Lemn Sissay has composed a short poem as dawn breaks each morning. Li ... more

Demon Copperhead - by Barbara Kingsolver - £9.99
A masterpiece in storytelling from the global bestselling author of Unsheltered and Flight Behaviour.  LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE THE MULTI-MILLION COPY SELLING AUTHOR BOOK AT BEDTIME ON BBC RADIO 4 AN OPRAH BOOK CLUB PICK WITH OVER 1 ... more

At My Mother's Knee...and Other Low Joints - by Paul O'Grady - £10.99
Paul O'Grady is one of Britain's very best loved entertainers. He is known and adored by millions, whether as the creator of the acid-tongued Blonde Bombsite, Lily Savage, or the presenter of the fantastically successful, award-winning Paul O'Grady S ... more

Fuck the Tories: An Activity Book - by #fuckthetories crew - £12.99
The perfect purchase for lefty-liberal wokey-snowflakes (or whatever the D**ly M**l is calling us nowadays), Fuck the Tories: An Activity Book is a part-fun, part-painful book of quizzes, word searches, crosswords and more centred around the Tories ... more

The World of Agatha Christie: 1000-piece Jigsaw - by Ilya Milstein (Illustrator) - £16.99
1000-PIECE PUZZLE featuring Agatha Christie's life and novels in all their mysterious detail.   SPOT FAMOUS CHARACTERS, crime-solving clues, and historical locations as you build the puzzle. Track down Agatha Christie's most memorable charact ... more

Rambling Man: My Life on the Road - by Billy Connolly - £25.00
THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING HILARIOUS NEW BOOK FROM THE NATION’S FAVOURITE COMEDIAN, BILLY CONNOLLY   Being a Rambling Man was what I always wanted to be, to live the way I damn well pleased. I’ve met the weirdest and most wonderful people who ... more

GHOSTS: The Button House Archives (The Official Companion to the Hit TV Series) - by Various authors - £20.00
By Mat Baynton, Simon Farnaby, Martha Howe-Douglas, Jim Howick, Laurence Rickard, and Ben Willbond.  The comic companion to the BBC sitcom GHOSTS, perfect for all the family.   Everybody leaves a trace. The ghosts of Button House may h ... more

Cleopatra: Her History, Her Myth - by Francine Prose - £10.99
A feminist reinterpretation of the myths surrounding Cleopatra casts new light on the Egyptian queen and her legacy.   “A lucid and persuasive reinterpretation. Readers won’t see Cleopatra the same way again.”—Publishers Weekly   “W ... more

When Women Were Dragons - by Kelly Barnhill - £8.99
A GOODREADS BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR   A fiery feminist fantasy tale set in 1950s America where thousands of women have spontaneously transformed into dragons, exploding notions of a woman’s place in the world and expanding minds about accepting ... more

The Moomin Colouring Book - by Tove Jansson (illustrator) - £11.99
Escape to Moominvalley with The Moomin Colouring Book.   This stylish, unique and relaxing colouring book features original artwork from the coveted archive of Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins; one of the most cherished children's book ser ... more

Manchester Unspun: How a City Got High on Music - by Andy Spinoza - £12.99
At the end of the 1970s, Manchester seemed to be sliding into the dustbin of history. Today the city is an international destination for culture and sport, and one of the fastest-growing urban regions in Europe. This book offers a first-hand account ... more

Kurdistan +100: Stories from a Future State - by Orsola Casagrande & Mustafa Gundogdu (Editors) - £9.99
Featuring: Qadir Agid, Yildiz Cakar, Selahattin Demirtas, Omer Dilsoz, Muharrem Erbey, Nariman Evdike, Ava Homa, Hüseyin Karabey, Karzan Kardozi, Sema Kaygusuz, Meral Simsek, Jahangir Mahmoudveysi & Jîl Şwanî   Winner of a PEN Translates A ... more

Black Ghosts: A Journey Into the Lives of Africans in China - by Noo Saro-Wiwa - £14.99
The travel memoir of a Nigerian woman in China exploring the intersections and divides between the two cultures and the lives of African economic migrants in the bustling People’s Republic.  China today is a land of opportunity for African ... more

Bookshops & Bonedust - by Travis Baldree - £18.99
'Glorious' - Ben Aaronovitch, author of the Rivers of London series.   A standalone cosy fantasy about the power of good bookshops, great friends and the unexpected choices along the way from the bestselling author of BookTok sensation Legends & L ... more

The Calvin and Hobbes Portable Compendium: Set 1 - by Bill Watterson - £14.99
The first set of books collecting Bill Watterson's timeless Calvin and Hobbes comics in a compact, portable format designed to introduce the timeless adventures of a boy and his stuffed tiger to a new generation of readers. Featuring nearly 500 comic ... more

The Art of Darkness: The History of Goth - by John Robb - £14.99
This is the first comprehensive history of goth music and culture. John Robb explores the origins and legacy of this enduring scene, which has its roots in the post-punk era.  Drawing on his own experience as a musician and journalist, Robb c ... more

Tenants: The People on the Frontline of Britain's Housing Emergency - by Vicky Spratt - £10.99
The urgent story of this country's biggest crisis, told through the lives of those it most affects.  'Fascinating ... Tenants should be compulsory reading for every politician' - PANDORA SYKES  'Excellent' - NOVARA MEDIA  'Important heart ... more

An Almost Impossible Thing: The Radical Lives of Britain's Pioneering Women Gardeners - by Fiona Davison - £20.00
‘Gardening, taken up as a hobby when all the laborious work can be done by a man, is delightful, but as a life’s work for a woman, it is almost an impossible thing.’ Sir Joseph Hooker, 1817-1911.  While working as Head of Libraries and Exhi ... more

Weird Walk: Wanderings and Wonderings through the British Ritual Year - by Weird Walk, with a Foreword by Stewart Lee - £19.99
The first book by iconic zine creators and cultural phenomenon Weird Walk. This is a superbly designed guide to Britain’s strange and ancient places, to standing stones and pagan rituals, and to the process of re-enchantment via weird walking.  ... more

The 90s Activity Book (for Adults): Chilled-Out Quizzes, Puzzles, Colouring and More - by Victoria Carser and Gareth Moore - £10.99
Take a chill pill with the best-ever decade (90s icon escapism, cool quizzes, word puzzles, colouring pages, dot-to-dots and bespoke chillout playlist)!   Stop scrolling and chill with this 100% analogue-age timeout.   Every page is a h ... more

Not Just for the Boys: Why We Need More Women in Science - by Athene Donald - £16.99
Why are girls discouraged from doing science? Why do so many promising women leave science in early and mid-career? Why do women not prosper in the scientific workforce?  Not Just For the Boys looks back at how society has historically exclud ... more

Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies - by Willow Winsham, illustrated by Joe McLaren - £14.99
Following on from the hugely popular Treasury of Folklore: Seas and Rivers and Woodlands and Forests comes Treasury of Folklore: Stars and Skies, an exploration of the mysteries of the stars, skies and heavens above.  People have gazed up at ... more

Peace Train - by Cat Stevens, illustrated by Peter H. Reynolds - £6.99
The iconic song is now an incredible picture book!  Celebrate fifty years of Cat Stevens' timeless anthem with this joyfully illustrated picture book filled with hope, love, and the celebration of all cultures and identities.  Fifty years a ... more

Seven Cats I Have Loved - by Anat Levit, translated by Yardeene Greenspan - £8.99
Anat Levit never considered herself a cat lover, but when her life was thrown into upheaval, she found herself adopting one cat at the suggestion of her daughters, and then six more in quick succession. She recounts how each cat came into her life, ... more

It's Diwali! - by Kabir Sehgal and Surishtha Sehgal, illustrated by Archana Sreenivasan - £12.99
Count along in celebration of Diwali, the Indian Festival of Lights, in this luminous picture book from bestselling mother-son duo Surishtha and Kabir Sehgal.  Count up to ten and back down again to the tune of “One, Two, Buckle My Shoe” ... more

The Best Diwali Ever - by Sonali Shah and Chaaya Prabhat - £6.99
Peek into the magic of Diwali in this heart-warming picture book about Diwali, siblings and how very special this celebration can be.   This year, Ariana has plans to make Diwali an extra special celebration, with yummy sweets, divas around the h ... more

The Art of Liverpool FC - by Liverpool FC - £20.00
ART AS BIG AS LIVERPOOL...  The modern era has brought an explosion of spectacular street-art celebrating all things Liverpool FC – from current stars to club legends and much-loved campaigners – while for years Anfield’s Spion Kop has ... more

Poetry for the Many: An Anthology - by Jeremy Corbyn and Len McCluskey - £16.99
Foreword by MELISSA BENN | Introduction by KARIE MURPHY   Jeremy Corbyn and Len McCluskey collaborated to help achieve the biggest electoral success for socialism in recent British history. The two men share a passionate belief in a fairer, mo ... more

Azzi in Between - by Sarah Garland - £7.99
Azzi and her parents are in danger. They have to leave their home and escape to another country on a frightening journey by car and boat. In the new country they must learn to speak a new language, find a new home and Azzi must start a new school. Wi ... more

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