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A Sample of Forthcoming and New Books

Here you will find a selection of our favorite books.

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book coverJasmine's War
Daniel Hyland
GREEN PRINT
£8.99
FROM THE SHADOWS BETWEEN colossal trees the dawn mist drifted across the trail. A girl was running hard, a basket of washed laundry on her head, hands struggling to keep it there. She’d have to ditch the basket if she...
book coverBenefits for Migrants Handbook 2017/18
Child Poverty Action Group
CPAG [Child Poverty Action Group]
£36
The Benefits for Migrants Handbook is the complete and definitive guide to social security entitlement for people who have come to or who are leaving theUK. This new edition of our popular handbook has been fully updated to take account of...
book coverPoverty
Alan Marsh
CPAG [Child Poverty Action Group]
£15
A comprehensive overview of the causes, extent and effects of poverty in theUK. History of the politics of and debates around poverty CPAG’s analysis of the causes and effects of poverty Impacts on children and cost to society Discussion of what is poverty? How...
book coverSherlock Holmes Map of London
Maps by Aventuras Literarias
AVENTURAS LITERARIAS
£9.99
A journey to the heart of Victorian London. Sherlock Holmes map of London is a detailed London itinerary through the words of Doctor Watson. It consists of two maps of both London and its outskirts, respectively in 1891 and in 1895....
book coverRethinking Revolution
Leo Panitch & Greg Albo
MERLIN PRESS
£17.95
What is the meaning of revolution in the twenty-first century? One hundred years ago ‘October 1917’ was a unique event inspiring socialists and oppressed peoples and became an inevitable point of reference for 20th century politics. Today the left needs both...
book coverFrom Hiroshima to Fukushima to You
Dale Dewar & Florian Oelck
BETWEEN THE LINES
£10.95
The bombing ofHiroshimaon August 6, 1945, brought radiation to international attention but the exact nature of what had been unleashed was still unclear to most. The 1986 meltdown at theChernobylnuclear plant again made headlines with estimates of fatalities ranging from 4000...
book coverDebt Advice Handbook 2017
Child Poverty Action Group
CPAG [Child Poverty Action Group]
£26.00
Anyone dealing with any aspect of debt advice needs to have an up-to-date copy of this Handbook on their desk. It contains all the essential information needed by advisers dealing with debt problems, and explains the key stages and issues...
book coverThe Acceptable Face of Feminism
Maggie Andrews
LAWRENCE & WISHART
£14.99
The British Women’s Institute is more often associated with jam and Jerusalem than radical activity, but in this book Maggie Andrews explores the WI’s relationship with feminism from the formation of the organisation in 1915 up to the eve of...
book coverPansy Boy
Paul Harfleet
BARBICAN PRESS
£14.99
Out in the natural world, a boy is in awe of its beauty. Birds in flight amaze him. School squats at the end of summer. He is fey, and bullies aren’t comfortable with that. They attack him. How can he...
book coverDisability Rights Handbook 42nd Edition (2017 – 2018)
Disability Rights UK
DISABILITY ALLIANCE
£33.50
In this period of welfare reform and benefit cuts, keeping up with the new rules is critical. Fully updated for 2017-18, this book provides in-depth, comprehensive guidance on the benefits system. • How the system works, how to claim and how...
book coverA Treasury of Rumi’s Wisdom
Muhammad Isa Waley
ISLAMIC FOUNDATION [Kube]
£10.99
The version of Rumi that has become known as “the best-selling poet in North America” is not a true one. This newly translated anthology of Rumi’s poetry, with accompanying commentaries, aims to uncover the true meaning held within his cherished verse. The...
book coverClash
Ellen Wilkinson
MERLIN PRESS
£9.99
Clash is set against the backdrop of the 1926 general strike. It describes political and personal issues as Joan Craig, an activist in the trade union movement and Labour Party, lives through the excitement of mass protest and individual turmoil...
book coverSkin We Are In
Sindiwe Magona & Nina Jablonski
NEW AFRICA BOOKS
£7.95
When we meet someone, one of the things we notice is the colour of their skin. But what can someone’s skin colour tell us about them? Despite what some people say, your skin means very little! Inside we’re all the...
book coverThe President's Keepers
Jacques Pauw
NB GROUP
£14.95
Investigative journalist Jacques Pauw exposes the darkest secret at the heart of Jacob Zuma’s compromised government: a cancerous cabal that eliminates the president’s enemies and purges the law-enforcement agencies of good men and women. As Zuma fights for his political life...
book coverAmnesty International Report 2017/2018
Amnesty International
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
£19.99
Major selling points: New 44th edition of comprehensive reference guide to international human rights Covers 159 countries and delivers the most comprehensive analysis of the state of human rights in the world 1 January to 31 December 2017 Published annually by leading human...
book coverWelfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook 2018/19
Child Poverty Action Group
CPAG [Child Poverty Action Group]
£61.00
The definitive guide to all benefits and tax credits is an essential resource for all professional advisers serious about giving the best and most accurate advice to their clients. With detailed information on all the recent changes to the social security...
book coverDisability Rights Handbook 43rd Edition 2018 - 2019
Disability Rights UK
DISABILITY ALLIANCE
£33.99
A guide to benefits and services for all disabled people, their families, carers and advisers.The handbook provides in-depth, comprehensive guidance on the benefits system, explains how social care operates around the UK and includes information about other services and resources...
book coverWelfare Benefits and Tax Credits Handbook 2017/18
Child Poverty Action Group
CPAG [Child Poverty Action Group]
£61.00
Our bestselling Handbook – known as the ‘adviser’s bible’ – covers all the recent changes to welfare benefits, and those that are still in progress. It highlights tactical information on common problem areas and how to challenge decisions. This new edition...
book coverAmnesty International Report 2016/2017
Amnesty International
AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL
£19.99
Major selling points New 43rd edition of comprehensive reference guide to international human rights Provides authoritative country-by-country reports on human rights violations in the period 1 January to 31 December 2016 in c.160 countries. Published annually by leading human rights organisation Amnesty International. This...
book coverThe Guide to UK Company Giving 2017/18
Jodie Huyton Carly Hobson Jennifer Reynolds
DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL CHANGE
£110
This invaluable guide includes details of 400 companies in the UK, many of which are selected from the FTSE 350, that contribute to UK society through its communities and voluntary organisations. It includes a section on corporate grant-making charities. The...
book coverGuide to Grants for Individuals in Need 2018/19
Judith Turner and Mairéad Bailie
DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL CHANGE
£110
Do you help individuals and families in need of emergency financial help? This comprehensive, up-to-date and easy-to-navigate guide containing 1700 grant-making charities giving 308.5 million in funds, will simplify the often difficult task of finding the most appropriate support for...
book coverKwezi Comic Book
Loyiso Mkize
NEW AFRICA BOOKS
£8.99
Gold city is in for a big surprise! Mr Mpisi and his cohorts have met secretly to devise a plot to undo the rise of Kwezi and the superhero phenomena. They unleash Mamadou, a raging giant from the hidden land...
book coverThe Promise of Land
Fred Hendricks, Lungisile Ntsebeza and Kirk Helliker
JACANA
£14.95
A century after the 1913 Natives’ Land Act, there remains a land crisis in South Africa. How are we to understand the many dimensions of this crisis so that we can realistically move beyond the current inertia? The starting point for...
book coverRethinking Democracy
Leo Panitch & Greg Albo
MERLIN PRESS
£17.95
Have we now reached ‘the end of history’ with the triumph of capitalist liberal democracy? Is socialism an enemy of democracy? Or could socialism develop, expand and enhance democracy? The antagonism between liberalism and democratic processes is increasingly visible: we can...
book coverShtetl Love Song
Grigory Kanovich
NOIR PRESS
£14.00
Winner the Liudo Dovydeno Prize awarded by the Lithuanian Writers’ Union In ‘Shtetl Love Song’ Grigory Kanovich tells the story of his mother and in doing so peels back the surface of the Jewish community that lived in pre-warLithuania Set against the...
book coverThe Directory of Grant Making Trusts 2016/17
Gabriele Zagnojute et al
DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL CHANGE
£145.00
With this guide, you'll have access to key information about 2,000 grant-making charities, each with the potential to give 40,000 a year or more. You'll have the information you need to gain a share of around 4 billion, with entries outlining...
book coverA Simple Man
Ronnie Kasrils
JACANA
£16.95
Written like a thriller in the engaging style of his previous best sellers about the liberation struggle, this book takes up the tale in 2004 when Ronnie Kasrils became Minister of Intelligence, and continues to the present day. Kasrils fought against...
book coverThe Guide to New Trusts 2017/18
Rachel Cain Jodie Huyton
DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL CHANGE
£60
You no longer need to keep a keen eye out for new grant-making charities giving money away to charities like yours. This annual guide tracks new grant-makers established each year, and offers their details to you in an easy to...
book coverA Passion for Freedom
Mamphela Ramphele
NB GROUP
£15.95
The richly anecdotal story of an extraordinary life – when baby Mamphela was born to teacher parents in the ruralvillageofKranspoort, few would have predicted that she would become not only a medical doctor, but an international leader and the founder...
book coverArmed and Dangerous
Ronnie Kasrils
JACANA
£13.95
Armed and Dangerous is the first-hand account of Kasrils’s years in both the liberation struggle and in government. Kasrils gives an insider’s account of the workings of Umkhonto weSizwe, the armed wing of the ANC, during the underground years, is a...
book coverWe are Going to Kill Each Other Today
Felix Dlangamandla, Thanduxolo Jika, Lucas Ledwaba, Sebabatso Mosamo, Athandiwe Saba, Leon Sadiki
NB GROUP
£15.95
On 16 August 2012 the most shocking carnage in South Africa’s recent history occurred in the platinum mining town of Rustenburg: the Marikana shooting that left 34 striking miners dead. This book tells the story behind the newspaper headlines. Who was...
book coverEducating a Gifted Child
Dr Peter Marshall
OAKLEY BOOKS
£9.99
It is generally accepted today, and also UK government policy, that educational authorities must make provision for meeting the needs of gifted children. But how should they go about it? There is so much lack of agreement about what is...
book coverRumours
Mongane Wally Serote
JACANA
£12.95
Keke, a veteran MK cadre who was once the CEO of a mobile phone company, wakes up one day to find his life in ruins. He has lost his job and his wife, and he has become more and more...
book coverHistory of The Welsh Riding Pony
Tom Best
MEDINA PUBLISHERS
£35.00
A unique and comprehensive study of the development of the Welsh Pony, this book is packed with interesting stories and is magnificently illustrated with photographs charting the different types and highlighting outstanding Welsh Ponies. This is the first account of...
book coverShorebirds
Roy Cowgill & Stephen Davis
JACANA
£16.95
This unique new guide will help identify the more common waders (shorebirds) in South Africa and will appeal to both experienced birders as well as novices. Using classification, characteristics and behaviour, and based on an 8-point identification framework, the reader is...
book coverThe Plot against the NHS
Colin Leys and Stewart Player
MERLIN PRESS
£12.95
For more than a decade government ministers have worked behind the scenes with the private sector to turn the not-forprofit National Health Service into a healthcare market. Leys and Player reveal how this was done and how the private healthcare industry...
book coverThe People’s Spring
Samir Amin
PAMBAZUKA [Fahamu]
£16.95
A prescient picture of the world in the wake of the ‘Arab Spring’ Crucial reading to understand the varied forces affecting our future A revolutionary account by one of the world’s leading thinkers The 2011 outburst of uprisings by the Arab peoples caught...
book coverAlexandra Kollontai
Cathy Porter
MERLIN PRESS
£20.00
Alexandrea Kollontai is one of the most famous women in Russian history. She was the only woman in Lenin’s government in 1917. The daughter of a Russian general, she early became a young rebel and revolutionary and was forced to flee...
book coverLOOK BACK!
Trish Cooke Illustrations by Caroline Binch
PAPILLOTE PRESS
£6.99
An award-winning writer and illustrator come together to create a magical children’s full-colour picture book Look Back! celebrates the relationship between a grandmother and her grandson as she reveals her Caribbean childhood adventures in the rainforest with a strange creature...
book coverNot Our War
A W Zurbrugg
MERLIN PRESS
£10.95
An anthology of First Wold War voices. �Some of the voices here came to oppose the war after reflecting on experience, others opposed it on principle before a shot was fired – they may have been few in number, but gradually...
book coverPhoto Guide to the Wildflowers of South Africa
John Manning
BRIZA
£25.00
South Africa has a rich flora of around 19000 different wildflower species. For those who wish to know more about South Africa’s wildflowers this very richness poses its own problems. Most flower guides cover little more than small stretches of...
book coverFaces Of Latin America - 4th Edition
Duncan Green and Sue Branford
LATIN AMERICA BUREAU
£13.99
Faces of Latin America has sold more than 50,000 copies since it first appeared in 1991, and is widely considered to be the best available introduction in English to the economies, politics, demography, social structures, environment and cultures of Latin...
book coverThe Happy Prince
Adapted by Carole Bloch and Margaret Sixel
JACANA
£8.95
From his high pedestal, the Happy Prince, a magnificent golden statue, can see all the misery of the city below him. He begs a little Swallow to pluck off his treasure and share it amongst the poor. When the Happy...
book coverWalter Rodney
Clairmont Chung
MONTHLY REVIEW PRESS
£12.95
The life of the great Guyanese scholar and revolutionary Walter Rodney burned with a rare intensity. The son of working class parents, Rodney showed great academic promise and was awarded scholarships to the University of the West Indies in Jamaica...
book coverBlack Meteors
Basil Ince
IAN RANDLE PUBLISHERS
£18.95
Track and field athletes from the Caribbean have astounded the world. This colourful book records and celebrates their achievements in Olympic and Commonwealth Games The 2012 London Summer Olympic Games are shaping up to be the Olympics of Africa and the...
book coverJAMAICA
The Gleaner Co Ltd
IAN RANDLE PUBLISHERS
£15.95
JAMAICA: 50 Golden Moments is an enthralling visual celebration of the defining moments in the 50-year post-independence history of this small and enigmatic island nation that has made an indelible mark on the rest of the World. From the Gleaner newspaper...
book coverMore Tales from Lark Rise
Timms, Betty
Wychwood Press
£9.99
Betty Timms was born in 1886 in the North Oxfordshire village of Juniper Hill. She was the younger sister of Flora Thompson, the author of the trilogy Lark Rise to Candleford. Betty's Timms stories will undoubtedly delight those who were enchanted...
book coverThe Ramayana Tradition
Sherry-Ann Singh
IAN RANDLE PUBLISHERS
£19.95
Hinduism is the second largest socio-religious denomination in Trinidad and Tobago, yet much of the fundamental dimensions of Trinidad Hinduism remain undocumented and a virtual enigma for most of the non-Hindu population. In The Ramayana Tradition and Socio-Religious Change in...
book coverSpanish Trinidad
Francisco Morales Padrón
IAN RANDLE PUBLISHERS
£17.95
Spanish Trinidad is the first ever history of the 300 year span of the Spanish period of Trinidad, written from a strictly Spanish perspective. From the encounter of Christopher Columbus with the first Trinidadian Amerindians during the summer of 1498,...
book coverLabour Pains
Henderson Carter
IAN RANDLE PUBLISHERS
£18.95
The significant upheavals across the Caribbean in the 1930s have traditionally marked the commencement of the organisation of labour and the development of political culture in the British Caribbean. In Barbados however, the labour rebellions of the 1930s were informed...

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