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Born in the 1980s

Born in the 1980s

(Route 21) The generation born in the 1980s tell their story as they come of age. Fear not for the intelligence of our youth, this collection is full of insight.

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.

Wordworms

Wordworms

Magical junior collection from Mark Gwynne Jones. Wordworms! Words that worm, full of psychic powers, they used to rock a busy room but now they circle planets – Words – they’re alive!

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.

Rites

Rites

Debut from Sophie Coulombeau, winner of the Next Great Novelist Award 2012.

‘Terrific. A story that’s intriguing, puzzling and entirely gripping.’ – Philip Pullman

All Embracing and Other Stories

All Embracing and Other Stories

‘Shining a tender light on the human heart, these stories capture the dignity of ordinary individuals and the wonderful everydayness of love. A delight to read.’ – Michelle Spring, Royal Literary Fellow, Magdalene College, Cambridge. Longlisted for the 2012 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize.

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.

In Praise of Reading and Fiction (Free Ebook)

In Praise of Reading and Fiction (Free Ebook)

A transcript of Mario Vargas Llosa’s Nobel lecture from 2010, where he describes reading and fiction as a parallel life where we can take refuge against adversity.

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

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