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Apocalypse Not Just Now (ebook)

Apocalypse Not Just Now (ebook)

A lively collection of non-fiction writing from M Y Alam, which pulls together his articles that appeared in the Route newspaper from 2000-2001. Full of wry observations of the world he finds himself in and includes his responses to the Bradford riots and September 11.

‘Compelling and controversial’ – Northern Exposure

On Not Winning the Nobel Prize (Free ebook)

On Not Winning the Nobel Prize (Free ebook)

Doris Lessing was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2007. In the customary lecture that accompanies a Nobel award, Lessing gave a speech on the value of reading and its importance to a general education. This book is a transcript of that speech.

Howl for Now

Howl for Now

Howl for Now is a celebration of Allen Ginsberg’s epic protest poem. Contributors include poet David Meltzer, Ginsberg collaborator Steven Taylor, film director Ronald Nameth and rock composer Bill Nelson.

‘Howl for Now adds to our understanding of a great poem, a poem as influential in its own way as ‘The Waste Land’ was on an earlier generation’ – Brian Patten

Art, Truth and Politics – The Nobel Lecture (Free ebook)

Art, Truth and Politics – The Nobel Lecture (Free ebook)

Harold Pinter was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2005. In the customary lecture that accompanies a Nobel award, Pinter gave a speech on political atrocity within the framework of language. This book is a transcript of that speech.

Across The Tracks

Across The Tracks

Across the Tracks captures the Louder Than Words 2015 festival in book form, a riotous compendium of stories and ideas expressed over the weekend from punk to folk, mod to metal, prog to Brit-pop, Manchester to Liverpool and all places in between.

I Am

I Am

Autobiography and poetry from performance poet Michelle Scally Clarke, which takes us through her difficult formative years. A performance CD comes with the book, with Michelle accompanied by her band.

‘Every now and again individuals come along who breathe new life into performance poetry. Michelle Scally Clarke is one such individual. Her intelligence, her verbal agility and her passion means that poetry is alive once more.’ – Benjamin Zephaniah

My Father’s Suitcase (Free ebook)

My Father’s Suitcase (Free ebook)

Istanbul’s Orhan Pamuk was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2006. In the customary lecture that accompanies a Nobel award, Pamuk gave a speech on the nature of writing, humanity, a love of books and the essential purpose of literature. This book is a transcript of that speech.

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