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The Train of Ice and Fire

The Train of Ice and Fire

Ramón Chao’s chronical of the infamous rock and roll tour through Colombia on The Train of Ice and Fire in 1993. Translated by Ann Wright

‘Maybe it was the best adventure I ever had.’ – Manu Chao

Bringing It All Back Home

Bringing It All Back Home

Heart warming, moving and laugh out loud funny, Bringing It All Back Home by Ian Clayton is the truest book you will ever read about music and the things that really matter.

‘One of the best books about popular music ever written.’ – Alan Lewis, Record Collector

Some Girls’ Mothers

Some Girls’ Mothers

Six writers tackle the thorny subject of mother/daughter relationships with grace and honesty. Available as paperback, eBook and audio book.

‘Touching, wounding and humbling.’ – Simon Armitage

The Angels Share

The Angels Share

Four Friends. One Mission. Lots of Spirit. The Angels Share is a bittersweet comedy from Paul Laverty and Ken Loach. ‘Scotland’s answer to The Full Monty.’ – John Naughton, GQ

The Invisible Village

The Invisible Village

‘The Invisible Village allows us brief, but engaging segments of a host of varied lives, and Alam has intelligently intertwined passion, honesty, inhibitions, hopes and reflections that invites strangers into their own big society.’ – The Student Journals

Made in Bradford

Made in Bradford

The aftermath of the Bradford Riots in 2001 and subsequent reports on how the city is constructed, provoked novelist and academic M Y Alam into generating a report of his own.

‘One of the most important books to ever come out of Bradford.’ – Bradford T&A

Looking For Eric

Looking For Eric

In desperate times it takes a spliff and a special friend from foreign parts to challenge a lost postman to make that journey into the most perilous territory of all – the past. As the Chinese, and one Frenchman, say, ‘He who is afraid to throw the dice, will never throw a six.’

Four Fathers

Four Fathers

A collection of stories about Fathers that uncover a deep seam of hidden feelings and forgotten memories which reveal the scale of their significance.

‘A fascinating double-take on the experience of being fathered and then becoming a father yourself – eight short tales full of wit, pathos and insight.’ – Blake Morrison

In the Forest of Paradoxes (Free ebook)

In the Forest of Paradoxes (Free ebook)

Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio won the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2008. He borrows the title of his lecture from Swedish writer Stig Dagerman who presented a writers paradox: all he wanted was to write for those who are hungry but discovers that is only those who have plenty to eat who have the leisure to take notice of his existence. This book is a transcript of that speech.

Every Word Knows Something of a Vicious Circle (Free eBook)

Every Word Knows Something of a Vicious Circle (Free eBook)

Herta Müller was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2009. This free eBook is a transcript of her acceptance speech and includes a telephone interview and an introduction by Georgia Brown.

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