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  • A Book Full Of Rubbish by Tolhuijs

    A practical do it yourself guide to upcycle (not recycle) the content of your rubbish bin. This is a nifty guide that will help you to breathe new life into your old or thow away items. Hardback. 80 pages. 24cm x 15.5cm

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  • Bordered Lives by Hsaio-Hung Pai

    Award-winning journalist’s landmark book in the reporting of Europe’s migrant crisis – and a cry from the heart about an asylum system that is simply not fit for purpose. 'If we are living in a world that keeps creating refugees, and then rejecting those refugees, we have to honour writers such as Hsiao-Hung Pai for shining a light on this madness and refusing to look away' Benjamin Zephaniah, poet Hsiao-Hung Pai is a journalist and author of Chinese Whispers: The Story Behind Britain’s Hidden Army of Labout (2008), shortlisted for the Orwell Book Prize 2009; Scattered Sand: The Story of China’s Rural Migrants, (2012), winner of the Bread and Roses Award 2013, Invisible (2013) and Angry White People (2016). She has written for the Guardian and many Chinese publications worldwide. Articles and extracts from Bordered Lives: 'The camp is run by bad people': an asylum seeker's life in Sicily - The Guardian The Italian Mafia is making cash by exploiting refugees - Huck Magazine Ghettos of Europe the private landlords making billions from refugee shelters in Berlin - Novara Media
    Happy 18th birthday! You’re out! - Open Democracy
    The police just kept laughing and laughing when they saw our huts on fire - Red Pepper

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  • The Kennedy Moment by Peter Adamson (hardback)

    A reunion of friends and lovers; a conspiracy that begins as a joke; a secret to be kept for thirty years—this is a daring, ingenious and profoundly moving political thriller from an author whose career has put him at the very heart of international affairs. Praise for previous books: ’At the end I was weeping with happiness. A beautiful, subtle book’ —William Nicholson ‘The most consistently intelligent and fascinating novel I’ve read in a long time. Mesmeric.’ —Margaret Forster ‘His characters are both representative of large ideas and yet also fully human … it’s a huge achievement.’ —Alain de Botton Hardback: pages 368 Size: 15.cm x 23.4cm

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  • The Climate Majority by Leo Barasi

    The Climate Majority is not about the climate deniers or the climate activists. It's about apathy, about those who don't talk about global warming - the billions of people who have heard plenty about climate change and acknowledge there's a problem, but who are just not engaged enough to stimulate the change required to stop it. Paperback: 200 pages Size: 13.8 x 2.2 x 21.6 cm Learn More

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  • The Hypnotist by Laurence Anholt

    Winner of the Young Quills Award 2017. Thirteen-year-old Pip is plucked out of an orphanage by a farmer, hired as a farm-hand. But Pip is black. The farmer and his wife are white. Jack, an Irish neurologist with secret hypnotic skills. The pair’s lives merge over the realities of racial tension and strange powers. Pages: 352 Age 12+ Size: 20cm x 13cm Learn More

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  • The Bone Sparrow by Zana Fraillon (paperback) - Winner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour 2017

    Winner of the Amnesty CILIP Honour 2017. Zana Fraillon's powerful novel The Bone Sparrow which highlights the plight of Burma's Rohingya people and life inside a detention centre in Australia has won the Honour in the CILIP Carnegie Medal category. Both 2017 winners movingly tell the stories of families displaced from their homes and detail their struggles with their new lives in a troubled and fractured world. This is a beautiful, vivid and deeply moving story about a refugee boy who has spent his entire life living in a detention centre. This novel reminds us all of the importance of freedom, hope and power in the struggle to find a safe home. Paperback: 240 pages Age 12+ Size: 19.8cm x 12.9cm Learn More

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  • The Goddess of Mtwara and Other Stories: The Caine Prize for African Writing 2017

    The Caine Prize for African Writing is Africa’s leading literary prize, and is awarded to a short story by an African writer published in English, whether in Africa or elsewhere. Winner of the Caine Prize 2017: Bushra al-Fadil (Sudan) for 'The Story of the Girl whose Birds Flew Away' Shortlisted candidates: Lesley Nneka Arimah (Nigeria) for 'Who Will Greet You At Home' Chikodili Emelumadu (Nigeria) for ‘Bush Baby' Arinze Ifeakandu (Nigeria) for 'God's Children Are Little Broken Things' Magogodi oaMphela Makhene (South Africa) for 'The Virus’ Paperback: 272 pages Size: 19.4cm x 12.9cm Learn More

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  • NoNonsense Legalizing Drugs by Steve Rolles

    We urgently need to legalize and regulate drugs – this book explains why, and how to do it. 'Of all mankind’s self-inflicted wounds, ‘the war on drugs’ must be one of the most catastrophic . This passionate, articulate, and numerate statement of the case for legalising drugs could not be bettered. I hope it has the wide readership, and receives the careful attention, it deserves. It should be placed in the hands of all those who are in a position to make or influence policy and to reverse the present disastrous approach to what should be an entirely manageable human problem' Raymond Tallis, Retired Physician and Neuroscientist, Author, and Philosopher. Paperback: 144 pages Size: 18cm x 11cm Learn More

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  • No Killing Sky by Rory McCourt

    High in the death zone of K2, the 'Savage Mountain', Liam Doyle makes a discovery that could have catastrophic consequences. Paperback: 400 pages Size: 19.4cm x 12.8cm Learn More

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  • Slave to Fashion by Safia Minney

    Slave to Fashion raises awareness of modern slavery in the fashion industry and shows how it can be eradicated by business and consumers. "Safia is a leader in the field of ethical fashion and works with the utmost integrity to develop supply chain, sustainable products, and retail." - Livia Firth, Creative Director of Eco Age and ethical fashion ambassador. "The strength of Safia’s book is not just in starting a discussion but in the presentation of a very practical set of solutions that when taken up even by just one person, has the power to turn into a revolution." - Polly Michelle Cunanan, Eco Warrior Princess. "What do you know about modern slavery in fashion" A review by the Fairtrade Foundation Paperback: 160 pages Size: 23.6cm x 18.1cm Learn More

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