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One Northern Soul

One Northern Soul

J R Endeacott’s coming of age chronicle set in the dark days of Leeds in the early 1980s. A series of stories recount the life of a young Leeds United fan condemned to leave school with no prospects, his virginity in tact, mass unemployment – all coinciding with the relegation of Leeds United to the second division. A good reminder of where the bright shiny new cities of the north were only a few years ago.

‘The book is so addictive you can almost smell the Eighties.’ – Amazon Review

Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

A rites of passage novel by author and film-maker Susan Everett.This is a cleverly crafted novel focused on that most difficult of journeys – a young woman coming of age.

β€˜An excellent novel, witty, complex and full of insight. A joy to read.’ – Beryl Bainbridge

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

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

Route Offline

Route Offline

Route Offline (Route 20) is a festival of contemporary stories that brings together in printed form a series of distinguished collections which were initially published online.

Warehouse

Warehouse

Funk, blues and short fiction collection created by a generation of young men of unfortunate destiny.

The Blackstuff

The Blackstuff

An On the Road for today’s generation. The debut book from the nomadic Val Cale – a road book that tells his story of his search for himself as he travels round the world at the turn of the 21st century.

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

Next Stop Hope

Next Stop Hope

Route (14) Next Stop Hope was the first title in the Route Series of Contemporary Stories to appear in book form, the previous 13 issues had been newspapers. This full anthology contains new work from all the regular contributors to the Route newspaper, plus two further collections edited by M Y Alam and Anthony Cropper.

‘Your next stop should be the book shop.’ – Leeds Guide

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.

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