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  • The Fatal Shore

    by Robert Hughes ...
    The authoritative, epic history of the British colonisation of Australia.In 1787, the twenty-eighth year of the reign of King George III, the British Government sent a fleet to colonise Australia.Documenting the brutal transportation of men, women and children out of Georgian Britain into a horrific penal system which was to be the precursor to the Gulag and was the origin of Australia, The Fatal ... Read more

    £9.49 £0.99

  • My Name Is Why

    by Lemn Sissay ...
    THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER INDIE BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION WINNER 'EXTRAORDINARY' The Times, 'BEAUTIFUL' Dolly Alderton, 'SHATTERING' Observer, 'INCREDIBLE' Benjamin Zephaniah, 'UNPUTDOWNABLE' Sunday Times, 'ASTOUNDING' Matt Haig 'POWERFUL' Elif Shafak At the age of seventeen, after a childhood in a foster family followed by six years in care homes, Norman Greenwood was given his birth ... Read more

    £5.99

  • Jews Don’t Count

    by David Baddiel ...
    How identity politics failed one particular identity.‘a must read and if you think YOU don’t need to read it, that’s just the clue to know you do.’ SARAH SILVERMAN‘a masterpiece.’STEPHEN FRYJews Don’t Count is a book for people who consider themselves on the right side of history. People fighting the good fight against homophobia, disablism, transphobia and, particularly, racism. People, possibly, ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Why Politics Fails

    The Five Traps of the Modern World & How to Escape Them

    by Ben Ansell ...
    From the 2023 Reith lecturerPolitics is failing us. This is why.'Brilliant . . . a must-read' Daron Acemoglu, co-author of Why Nations FailWhen it comes to politics, there are five goals that voters generally agree upon. We all want a say in how we're governed, to be treated equally, a safety net when times are hard, protection from harm and to be richer in the future. So, why does politics not ... Read more

    £7.99 £5.99

  • Tell Me How it Ends: An Essay in Forty Questions

    A moving, eye-opening polemic about the US-Mexico border and what happens to the tens of thousands of unaccompanied Mexican and Central American children arriving in the US without papers‘We are driving across Oklahoma in early June when we first hear about the waves of children arriving, alone and undocumented, from Mexico and Central America. Tens of thousands have been detained at the border. ... Read more

    £0.99

  • Bought & Sold

    Scotland, Jamaica and Slavery

    by Kate Phillips ...
    This book traces the story of how and why thousands of Scots made money from buying and selling humans… a story we need to own. We need to admit that many Scots were enthusiastic participants in slavery. Union with England gave Scotland access to both trade and settlement in Jamaica, Britain's richest colony and its major slave trading hub. Tens of thousands from Scotland lived and worked there. ... Read more

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  • The Last Train: A Family History of the Final Solution

    by Peter Bradley ...
    ‘Haunting.’ Jonathan Freedland ‘Powerful.’ Daniel FinkelsteinThe profoundly moving and deeply intimate story of one Jewish family’s fate in the Holocaust, following the thread from Germany to Latvia and to Britain.In November 1941, Peter Bradley's grandparents, Sally and Bertha Brandes, were deported from their home in Bamberg to their deaths in Latvia.The Last Train is a profound and moving ... Read more

    £2.99

  • The American Civil War: History in an Hour

    by Kat Smutz ...
    Love history? Know your stuff with History in an Hour.The American Civil War started when eleven southern ‘slave’ states declared their independence from the United States of America. Abraham Lincoln’s Republican government were strongly against slavery and fought to abolish it and keep the country united.The American Civil War: History in an Hour gives a concise and authoritative overview of ... Read more

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  • When Cotton Was King

    A Novel About Slavery and Civil War

    It is 1795 in Williamsburg, Virginia, as the son of an alcoholic father and bastard mother grows up in poverty. Still, little Andrew Blackstone is resolute to make something of his life-and does years later when he acquires a fortune through illegal slave trade. Determined to achieve economic and social dominance, Andrew eventually marries into the Wellworth family, rich in ancestry but poor in ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Capitalism and Slavery

    by Eric Williams ...
    Series series Penguin Modern Classics
    'It's often said that books are compulsory reading, but this book really is compulsory. You cannot understand slavery, or British Empire, without it' Sathnam SangheraArguing that the slave trade was at the heart of Britain's economic progress, Eric Williams's landmark 1944 study revealed the connections between capitalism and racism, and has influenced generations of historians ever since.Williams ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Poor

    Grit, courage, and the life-changing value of self-belief

    The No. 1 BestsellerBiography of the Year, Irish Book Awards 2023The Last Word Listeners' Choice Award, Irish Book Awards 2023'One of the best [books] I have read about the complexities of poverty . . . one of the most remarkable people you will ever meet' GuardianLike young girls everywhere Katriona O’Sullivan grew up bright, enthusiastic, curious. But she was also surrounded by abject pover... ... Read more

    £5.99

  • The Trading Game

    The No. 1 Sunday Times bestseller

    ***NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER*'An unforgettable story of greed, financial madness and moral decay' Rory Stewart**'Hilarious, shocking and deeply sad — often in the same sentence' Sunday Times'The Wolf of Wall Street with a moral compass' Irvine WelshAn outrageous, white-knuckle journey to the dark heart of an intoxicating world - from someone who survived the trading game and then blew it a... ... Read more

    £13.99

  • Annihilation of Caste

    by B Ambedkar ...
    Annihilation of Caste is a seminal work by the Indian social reformer, Dr B.R. Ambedkar. Originally written as a speech, the book examines the deeply entrenched caste system in India and argues for its complete abolition. Dr Ambedkar exposes the injustices and inequalities perpetuated by the caste system and advocates for a society based on principles of liberty, equality, and fraternity. This ... Read more

    £1.99 or Free with Kobo Plus

  • The Patriarchs: How Men Came to Rule

    by Angela Saini ...
    SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING 2023A WATERSTONES BOOK OF YEAR FOR POLITICS 2023‘I learned something new on every page of this totally essential book’ Sathnam Sanghera‘By thinking about gendered inequality as rooted in something unalterable within us, we fail to see it for what it is: something more fragile that has had to be constantly remade and reasserted.’In this bold ... Read more

    £8.99 £6.99

  • Saint X

    'Hypnotic, delivering acute social commentary on everything from class and race to familial bonds and community . . . I devoured Saint X in a day.' — New York Times***,* Oyinkan Braithwaite (author of My Sister, The Serial Killer)**Claire is only seven years old when her college-age sister Alison vanishes from the luxury resort on the Caribbean island of Saint X on the last night of her family’s ... Read more

    £4.99

  • One Kensington

    Tales from the Frontline of the Most Unequal Borough in Britain

    Kensington and Chelsea - one of the wealthiest spots on planet Earth - is also one of the most unequal. A short walk from Harrods, families cannot buy enough food to feed themselves. Desperate overcrowding is found in the shadow of ultraluxury property developments. A 20 minute bus ride across the borough can encompass a 30 year difference in life expectancy.Emma Dent Coad, a councillor in ... Read more

    £7.49

  • The Interest

    How the British Establishment Resisted the Abolition of Slavery

    Discover how the campaign to end slavery divided Britain and was almost thwarted by some of the most powerful and famous figures of the era.**SHORTLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE FOR POLITICAL WRITING**In 1807, Parliament outlawed the slave trade in the British Empire. But for the next 25 years more than 700,000 people remained enslaved, due to the immensely powerful pro-slavery group the 'West India ... Read more

    £3.99

  • Caste

    The International Bestseller

    THE TIME NONFICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR | #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER"Powerful and timely ... I cannot recommend it strongly enough" - Barack ObamaBeyond race or class, our lives are defined by a powerful, unspoken system of divisions. In Caste, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Isabel Wilkerson provides a profound, eye-opening portrait of this hidden phenomenon. This is the story of how our world was s ... Read more

    £7.99 £5.99

  • River Sing Me Home

    A powerful, uplifting novel of a remarkable journey to find family, inspired by true events

    Inspired by extraordinary true events, River Sing Me Home is a soaring story of courage and sacrifice, and a testament to the remarkable tenacity of hope.- Soon to be adapted as a feature film by AL Films and BBC Film.- Prima magazine's Books of the Year 2023.- A Good Morning America Book Club Pick.'Every once in a while, a book comes along that is ... ... Read more

    £4.99

  • Rebel Bodies

    A guide to the gender health gap revolution

    by Sarah Graham ...
    'Crucial reading for us all' - StylistAn inclusive and empowering manifesto for change in women's healthcare – exploring the systemic and deep rooted sexism within medicine, and offering actionable ways for women to advocate for ourselves and others and get the diagnosis and treatment we need.Have you ever been to a doctor and felt like you were being fobbed off or ignored? Did they belittle or ... Read more

    £8.99 £5.99

  • Who Are We?

    How Identity Politics Took Over the World

    by Gary Younge ...
    *WITH A NEW INTRODUCTION*'Deals intensely and critically with urgent questions facing a globalised world' The TimesThe way we think and live, who we vote for and who we fear, has become ever more dictated by our personal identity.In his ground-breaking book, Gary Younge argues that we have recoiled into refuges of race or class, religion or national identity to survive in a state seemingly ... Read more

    £5.49

  • White Women

    Everything You Already Know About Your Own Racism and How to Do Better

    A no-holds-barred guidebook aimed at white women who want to stop being nice and start dismantling white supremacy.It's no secret that white women are conditioned to be "nice," but did you know that the desire to be perfect and to avoid conflict at all costs are characteristics of white supremacy culture?As the founders of Race2Dinner, an organization which facilitates conversations between white ... Read more

    £7.99

  • Kololo Hill

    by Neema Shah ...
    **From the green hilltops of Kampala, to the terraced houses of London, Neema Shah’s extraordinarily moving debut Kololo Hill explores what it means to leave your home behind, what it takes to start again, and the lengths some will go to protect their loved ones.'Shah explores the chaos and fear of ordinary people’s lives during Amin’s rule, weaving personal stories of love and betrayal into ... Read more

    £4.99

  • The Tyranny of Merit

    What's Become of the Common Good?

    **A TLS, GUARDIAN AND NEW STATESMAN BOOK OF THE YEAR 2020The new bestseller from the acclaimed author of Justice and one of the world's most popular philosophers**"Astute, insightful, and empathetic...A crucial book for this moment" Tara Westover, author of EducatedThese are dangerous times for democracy. We live in an age of winners and losers, where the odds are stacked in favour of the already ... Read more

    £9.99