Wisdom of Our Own
The best thing to come out of the miners' strike. Wisdom of Our Own tells the story of how a group of women, empowered by their roles in the Women Against Pit Closures movement, built an award-winning learning centre on their own doorstep.
Song For My Father
â€˜Song For My Father breaks your heart then puts it back together, often with the kindness of strangers. Clayton unearths the poetry of the everyday and his journey makes us re-evaluate our own. A rare thing, a book that makes us laugh, cry and question.â€™ â€“ Alice Nutter
The Big Midweek - Life Inside The Fall
The first insiderâ€™s account of life inside The Fall: unprecedented insight into the intense, highly-charged creative atmosphere within the most talked about band of that last 30 years. A Guardian Book of the Year 2014
The official tie-in book of major motion picture from Palm dâ€™Or filmmaking team Ken Loach and Paul Laverty, Jimmyâ€™s Hall is a story inspired by the life and times of Jimmy Gralton and a country hall in Ireland.
British Story is an adventure in imagination and a rallying cry for wonder. With this witty and critical examination of contemporary life, Michael Nath has called up the lost spirit of resistance. The stoplines are operational!
Because Cuba is You
RamÃ³n Chaoâ€™s magical realist account of his own family saga and the political maelstrom into which he was born, tracing a personal and political line from the Spanish-American War to the Spanish Civil War.
Nothing Ever Happens In Wentbridge
A true story from the emotional front line of a first love. This beautiful and vivid account of Mark and Janet, their lives, love and loss, shows how the mind has an uncanny ability to ignore what it doesnâ€™t want to acknowledge. Until it has to.
Carpet Burns is Tom Hingleyâ€™s account of his life as lead singer of Inspiral Carpets. â€˜This is a fascinating and unique book about a unique and fascinating life. Memoirs are made of this.â€™ - David Quantick
â€˜Another gangster with all the presence of a ghost. Just stories you hear over the years. Heavyweight. King shit. Bad arse. Red Laalâ€¦ If there did exist a Pakistani Don Corleone, then this was him.â€™ M Y Alam's long awaited new novel.
The Origins of Magic Realism
RamÃ³n Chao positions the origins of magic realism in his native Galicia as he discusses his novel Because Cuba is You. (3:52)