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Wowfest Lockdown Festival 2020

Books from authors appearing at the WoWFest Lockdown Festival.

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 would take
We Are Attempting To Survive Our Time - by A L Kennedy - £16.99
A master-class in the short story, from the Costa Book Award winning author of Day.  A. L. Kennedy’s new collection of stories show us women and men wrestling with the lives they have been given and the times spinning out around them. Humou ... more

Trainspotting - by Irvine Welsh - £8.99
The bestselling novel by Irvine Welsh that provided the inspiration for Danny Boyle's hit film.   Choose us. Choose life. Choose mortgage payments; choose washing machines; choose cars; choose sitting oan a couch watching mind-numbing and spir ... more

Optimism Over Despair - by Noam Chomsky - £6.00
An essential overview of the problems of our world today -- and how we should prepare for tomorrow -- from the world's leading public intellectual.   We have two choices. We can be pessimistic, give up, and help ensure that the worst will happ ... more

Country Music - by Will Burns - £10.00
Nothing in the place meant nothing.   The poems in Country Music are observant, curious, finding everywhere they look detail worthy of notice, determined in that ‘The falsehood is that there is little / left for us to know’. This same ... more

Cosmocartography - by Ciarán Hodgers - £9.99
Cosmocartography is the debut poetry collection from multi-awardwinning Irish poet Ciarán Hodgers. It investigates a wide range of personal experiences, challenges what it means to belong and documents the journeys we take to understand ourselves, t ... more

The Universe and Me - by Toria Garbutt - £10.00
"Toria’s words are silk javelins. Frank explorations of self, outpourings of a joyfully pained mind. She means it. Cos she’s lived it. I love that girl"(Mike Garry) "rendered unemployed by Arkwright’s spinning Jenny at twelve years old. ... more

The Boxer - by Nikesh Shukla - £7.99
Told over the course of the ten rounds of his first fight, this is the story of amateur boxer Sunny. A seventeen year old feeling isolated and disconnected in the city he’s just moved to, Sunny joins a boxing club to learn to protect himself after ... more

Pitch Black: The Story of Black British Footballers - by Emy Onuora - £16.99
When Paul Canoville took to the pitch for Chelsea in 1982, he was prepared for abuse. When the monkey chanting and the banana throwing started, he wasn't surprised. He wasn't prepared, however, for the abuse to be coming from his own side.   C ... more

An Epic Swindle: 44 Months With a Pair of Cowboys - by Brian Reade - £9.99
An Epic Swindle is the inside story of how Liverpool FC came within hours of being re-possessed by the banks after the shambolic 44-month reign of American owners Tom Hicks and George Gillett. It is the tale of a civil war that dragged Britain's mos ... more

Resist: Stories of Uprising 2 - by Ra Page (Editor) - £12.99
Featuring Julia Bell, SJ Bradley, Jude Brown, Lucy Caldwell, Steve Chambers, Martin Edwards, Uschi Gatward, Luan Goldie, Gaia Holmes, Nikita Lalwani, David Lambert, Anna Lewis, Irfan Master, Donny O'Rourke, Kamila Shamsie, Bidisha SK Mamata, Kim Squi ... more

High-Rise Mystery - by Sharna Jackson - £6.99
The detective duo everyone is dying to meet!   Summer in London is hot, the hottest on record, and there's been a murder in THE TRI: the high-rise home to resident know-it-alls, Nik and Norva. Who better to solve the case? Armed with cur ... more

Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen - by Amrou Al-Kadhi - £16.99
A heartbreaking and hilarious memoir about the author’s journey from a god-fearing Muslim boy to a proud, queer drag queen.   My name is Amrou Al-Kadhi – by day. By night, I am Glamrou, an empowered, confident and acerbic drag queen who wears ... more

What the **** is Normal?! - by Francesca Martinez - £8.99
What do you do when you're labelled abnormal in a world obsessed with normality? In a world where wrinkles are practically illegal, going bald is cause for mental breakdown, and women over size ten are encouraged to shoot themselves, what the **** do ... more

Creating Freedom: Power, Control and the Fight for Our Future - by Raoul Martinez - £10.99
The ideal of freedom is at the heart of our political and economic system. It is foundational to our sense of justice, our way of life, our conception of what it is to be human. But are we free in the way that we think we are?  In Creating Freedo ... more

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