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Jimmys Hall

Jimmys Hall

The official tie-in book of major motion picture from Palm d’Or filmmaking team Ken Loach and Paul Laverty, Jimmy’s Hall is a story inspired by the life and times of Jimmy Gralton and a country hall in Ireland.

Nothing Ever Happens In Wentbridge

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 doesn’t want to acknowledge. Until it has to.

Carpet Burns

Carpet Burns

Carpet Burns is Tom Hingley’s account of his life as lead singer of Inspiral Carpets. ‘This is a fascinating and unique book about a unique and fascinating life. Memoirs are made of this.’ – David Quantick

Everything Now

Everything Now

Everything Now: Communication, Persuasion and Control: How the instant society is shaping what we think.

‘If stuff made us happy, we’d be the happiest people in history. Everything Now explains why we’re not.’ – David Hepworth, Word

Wisdom of Our Own

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.

Coal, Goals and Ashes

Coal, Goals and Ashes

Fryston Colliery’s Pursuit of the West Riding County FA Challenge Cup. A century of footballing exploits by a team from the heart of the Yorkshire coalfield.

Stories From A World Of Music

Stories From A World Of Music

A book of stories gathered at Musicport Festival 2011. A kaleidoscope of shifting patterns, the book captures the tales told over three days at one of Europe’s best loved gatherings for World Music.

Even the Rain

Even the Rain

Screenplay for the multi-award winning film set in Cochabamba, Bolivia, during the Water War of April 2000.

‘At a time when the poor of the world seem to be rising up, I found myself deeply moved and completely enthralled by this film.’ – Michael Moore

Route Irish

Route Irish

Paul Laverty and Ken Loach’s story of a private security contractor in Iraq who rejected the official explanation of his friend’s death and sets out to discover the truth. ‘Channels Loach’s righteous anger at the grotesque carnival of the Iraq war.’ – Time Out

Away From the Light of Day

Away From the Light of Day

Inspiring autobiography of Amadou and Mariam and their early years in Mali.

‘Amadou and Mariam are set to become a phenomenon.’ – The Times

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