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Young Mungo
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Young Mungo

£16.99 - Hardback

To Paradise
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To Paradise

£20.00 - Hardback

Moon Witch, Spider King: Dark Star Trilogy 2
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Moon Witch, Spider King: Dark Star Trilogy 2

£20.00 - Hardback

Free Love: From the bestselling author of Late in the Day
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Free Love: From the bestselling author of Late in the Day

£16.99 - Hardback

Companion Piece
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Companion Piece

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Pure Colour
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Pure Colour

£16.99 - Hardback

Swimmers, The
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Swimmers, The

£12.99 - Hardback

Mothers, Fathers, and Others: New Essays
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Mothers, Fathers, and Others: New Essays

£20.00 - Hardback

Second Cut, The
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Second Cut, The

£14.99 - Hardback

Love Marriage: ‘Exquisitely written with big heartedness, intelligence and passion’ Ruth Jones
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Love Marriage: ‘Exquisitely written with big heartedness, intelligence and passion’ Ruth Jones

£18.99 - Hardback

Otherlands: A World in the Making
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Otherlands: A World in the Making

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Brown Girls
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Brown Girls

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In Defence of Witches: Why women are still on trial
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In Defence of Witches: Why women are still on trial

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Violets
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Violets

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Recitatif
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Recitatif

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Last Emperor of Mexico, The: A Disaster in the New World
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Last Emperor of Mexico, The: A Disaster in the New World

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When We Were Birds
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When We Were Birds

£14.99 - Hardback

Run And Hide
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Run And Hide

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Treeline, The: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth
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Treeline, The: The Last Forest and the Future of Life on Earth

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Accidental Gods: On Men Unwittingly Turned Divine
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Accidental Gods: On Men Unwittingly Turned Divine

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New Hardback Fiction

Signed Edition: The Fell
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Signed Edition: The Fell

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Signed Bookplate Edition: Peaces
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Signed Bookplate Edition: Peaces

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Signed Edition: Burntcoat
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Signed Edition: Burntcoat

£12.99 - Hardback

Pity the Beast
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Pity the Beast

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Signed Edition: Case Study
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Signed Edition: Case Study

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Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket: Stories
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Today a Woman Went Mad in the Supermarket: Stories

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The Promise: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021
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The Promise: WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE 2021

£16.99 - Hardback

My Monticello
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My Monticello

£12.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: The Lincoln Highway
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Signed Edition: The Lincoln Highway

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Signed First Edition: Cloud Cuckoo Land
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Signed First Edition: Cloud Cuckoo Land

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Signed Edition: Oh William!
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Signed Edition: Oh William!

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Selfless Act of Breathing, The
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Selfless Act of Breathing, The

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Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth: ‘Soyinka’s greatest novel’
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Chronicles from the Land of the Happiest People on Earth: ‘Soyinka’s greatest novel’

£20.00 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Go Tell the Bees that I am Gone: (Outlander 9)
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Signed Edition: Go Tell the Bees that I am Gone: (Outlander 9)

£20.00 - Hardback

Small Things Like These: ‘Absolutely beautiful’-Douglas Stuart, author of Shuggie Bain
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Small Things Like These: ‘Absolutely beautiful’-Douglas Stuart, author of Shuggie Bain

£10.00 - Hardback

Book of Form and Emptiness, The
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Book of Form and Emptiness, The

£18.99 - Hardback

Signed Independent Bookshop Exclusive Edition: Beautiful World, Where Are You
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Signed Independent Bookshop Exclusive Edition: Beautiful World, Where Are You

£16.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Life Without Children: Stories
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Signed Edition: Life Without Children: Stories

£14.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Bewilderment
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Signed Edition: Bewilderment

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Matrix: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
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Matrix: THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

£16.99 - Hardback

New Hardback Non-Fiction

These Precious Days
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These Precious Days

£16.99 - Hardback

Free: Coming of Age at the End of History
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Free: Coming of Age at the End of History

£20.00 - Hardback

Orwell’s Roses
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Orwell’s Roses

£16.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland
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Signed Edition: The Art of Wild Swimming: Scotland

£14.99 - Hardback

Dawn of Everything, The: A New History of Humanity
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Dawn of Everything, The: A New History of Humanity

£30.00 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Manifesto
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Signed Edition: Manifesto

£14.99 - Hardback

Oppositions: Selected Essays
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Oppositions: Selected Essays

£16.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: The Heart of Things: An Anthology of Memory and Lament
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Signed Edition: The Heart of Things: An Anthology of Memory and Lament

£16.99 - Hardback

Signed First Edition: A Cook’s Book
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Signed First Edition: A Cook’s Book

£30.00 - Hardback

Small Bodies of Water
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Small Bodies of Water

£14.99 - Hardback

Windswept & Interesting: My Autobiography
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Windswept & Interesting: My Autobiography

£25.00 - Hardback

Soaring Life of the Lark, The
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Soaring Life of the Lark, The

£9.99 - Hardback

Right to Sex, The: The Sunday Times Bestseller
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Right to Sex, The: The Sunday Times Bestseller

£20.00 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Putting the Rabbit in the Hat
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Signed Edition: Putting the Rabbit in the Hat

£20.00 - Hardback

Listen: How to Find the Words for Tender Conversations
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Listen: How to Find the Words for Tender Conversations

£16.99 - Hardback

Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain
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Storyland: A New Mythology of Britain

£25.00 - Hardback

Signed Bookplate Edition: Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times
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Signed Bookplate Edition: Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times

£9.99 - Paperback

Misfits: A Personal Manifesto – by the creator of ‘I May Destroy You’
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Misfits: A Personal Manifesto – by the creator of ‘I May Destroy You’

£9.99 - Hardback

Signed Bookplate Edition: On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint
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Signed Bookplate Edition: On Freedom: Four Songs of Care and Constraint

£20.00 - Hardback

Aftershocks: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Identity
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Aftershocks: Dispatches from the Frontlines of Identity

£16.99 - Hardback

New Paperback Fiction

Books of Jacob, The
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Books of Jacob, The

£20.00 - Paperback

Library of the Dead, The
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Library of the Dead, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Piranesi: WINNER OF THE WOMEN’S PRIZE 2021
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Piranesi: WINNER OF THE WOMEN’S PRIZE 2021

£8.99 - Paperback

Night Will Be Long, The
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Night Will Be Long, The

£13.99 - Paperback

What Will It Take For Me To Leave
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What Will It Take For Me To Leave

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Must I Go
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Must I Go

£9.99 - Paperback

Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Novel
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Deep Wheel Orcadia: A Novel

£10.99 - Paperback

Hot Stew: the new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of Elmet
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Hot Stew: the new novel from the Booker-shortlisted author of Elmet

£8.99 - Paperback

Bass Rock, The
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Bass Rock, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Signed Edition: Luckenbooth
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Signed Edition: Luckenbooth

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Great Silence, The
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Great Silence, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Trio
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Trio

£8.99 - Paperback

What You Can See From Here: The ‘warm and curious’ bestselling phenomenon
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What You Can See From Here: The ‘warm and curious’ bestselling phenomenon

£8.99 - Paperback

Happy Hour
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Happy Hour

£10.99 - Paperback

Interior Chinatown: WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2020
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Interior Chinatown: WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD 2020

£12.99 - Paperback

Red Pill
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Red Pill

£8.99 - Paperback

Animals in That Country, The
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Animals in That Country, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Lying Life of Adults: A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, The
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Lying Life of Adults: A SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Leave the World Behind: ‘The book of an era’ Independent
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Leave the World Behind: ‘The book of an era’ Independent

£8.99 - Paperback

New Paperback Non-Fiction

Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain
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Empireland: How Imperialism Has Shaped Modern Britain

£9.99 - Paperback

This Book Will Make You Kinder: An Empathy Handbook
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This Book Will Make You Kinder: An Empathy Handbook

£9.99 - Paperback

Fifty Words for Snow
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Fifty Words for Snow

£9.99 - Paperback

Cook As You Are: Recipes for Real Life, Hungry Cooks and Messy Kitchens
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Cook As You Are: Recipes for Real Life, Hungry Cooks and Messy Kitchens

£19.99 - Paperback

Exclusive Signed Edition: Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures
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Exclusive Signed Edition: Entangled Life: How Fungi Make Our Worlds, Change Our Minds and Shape Our Futures

£10.99 - Paperback

Queer Life. Queer Love: An anthology
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Queer Life. Queer Love: An anthology

£9.99 - Paperback

Just Us: An American Conversation
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Just Us: An American Conversation

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Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture
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Black Spartacus: The Epic Life of Toussaint Louverture

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Scoff: A History of Food and Class in Britain
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Scoff: A History of Food and Class in Britain

£9.99 - Paperback

English Pastoral: An Inheritance – The Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Shepherd’s Life
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English Pastoral: An Inheritance – The Sunday Times bestseller from the author of The Shepherd’s Life

£9.99 - Paperback

Lost in Work: Escaping Capitalism
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Lost in Work: Escaping Capitalism

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Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time
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Hungry: The Highly Anticipated Memoir from One of the Greatest Food Writers of All Time

£9.99 - Paperback

Unexplained Deaths: How one woman changed homicide investigation forever
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Unexplained Deaths: How one woman changed homicide investigation forever

£8.99 - Paperback

Best of Me, The
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Best of Me, The

£9.99 - Paperback

Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family
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Full Surrogacy Now: Feminism Against Family

£10.99 - Paperback

Birding Without Borders: An Obsession, A Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World
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Birding Without Borders: An Obsession, A Quest, and the Biggest Year in the World

£10.99 - Paperback

Indie Publishers

Brickmakers
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Brickmakers

£9.99 - Paperback

Replace Me
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Replace Me

£6.00 - Paperback

Dark Neighbourhood
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Dark Neighbourhood

£10.99 - Paperback

Eighth Girl, The
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Eighth Girl, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Dead Relatives
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Dead Relatives

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Ill Feelings
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Ill Feelings

£12.99 - Paperback

My Body Keeps Your Secrets: Dispatches on Shame and Reclamation
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My Body Keeps Your Secrets: Dispatches on Shame and Reclamation

£12.99 - Paperback

Variations
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Variations

£9.99 - Paperback

Losers
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Losers

£6.00 - Paperback

This Is How We Come Back Stronger: Feminist Writers On Turning Crisis Into Change
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This Is How We Come Back Stronger: Feminist Writers On Turning Crisis Into Change

£9.99 - Paperback

Dolls, The
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Dolls, The

£12.99 - Paperback

Occupation
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Occupation

£9.99 - Paperback

Duck Feet
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Duck Feet

£8.99 - Paperback

Book of Ramallah, The: A City in Short Fiction
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Book of Ramallah, The: A City in Short Fiction

£9.99 - Paperback

People From My Neighbourhood
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People From My Neighbourhood

£7.99 - Paperback

At Night All Blood is Black: WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2021
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At Night All Blood is Black: WINNER OF THE INTERNATIONAL BOOKER PRIZE 2021

£8.99 - Paperback

Beautiful Books

Modern Preserver’s Kitchen, The: Cooking with Jam, Chutney, Pickles and Ferments
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Modern Preserver’s Kitchen, The: Cooking with Jam, Chutney, Pickles and Ferments

£22.00 - Hardback

Latin American Cookbook, The
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Latin American Cookbook, The

£35.00 - Hardback

Signed Edition: A Year Unfolding: A Printmaker’s View
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Signed Edition: A Year Unfolding: A Printmaker’s View

£20.00 - Hardback

Amy Winehouse: Beyond Black
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Amy Winehouse: Beyond Black

£30.00 - Hardback

Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 2: The Pillars of Civilization
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Sapiens A Graphic History, Volume 2: The Pillars of Civilization

£18.99 - Hardback

Nature’s Palette: A colour reference system from the natural world
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Nature’s Palette: A colour reference system from the natural world

£35.00 - Hardback

Kaffe Fassett in the Studio: Behind the Scenes with a Master Colorist
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Kaffe Fassett in the Studio: Behind the Scenes with a Master Colorist

£30.00 - Hardback

Curate: Inspiration for an Individual Home
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Curate: Inspiration for an Individual Home

£30.00 - Hardback

A-Z of Pasta, An: Stories, Shapes, Sauces, Recipes
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A-Z of Pasta, An: Stories, Shapes, Sauces, Recipes

£25.00 - Hardback

Vitamin C: Clay and Ceramic in Contemporary Art
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Vitamin C: Clay and Ceramic in Contemporary Art

£29.95 - Paperback

Signed Edition: The Sweet Roasting Tin
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Signed Edition: The Sweet Roasting Tin

£18.99 - Hardback

Vietnamese: Simple Vietnamese Food to Cook at Home
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Vietnamese: Simple Vietnamese Food to Cook at Home

£22.00 - Hardback

Bookstores: A Celebration of Independent Booksellers
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Bookstores: A Celebration of Independent Booksellers

£35.00 - Hardback

Artistic Places
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Artistic Places

£14.99 - Hardback

Raising the Roof: Women Architects Who Broke Through the Glass Ceiling
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Raising the Roof: Women Architects Who Broke Through the Glass Ceiling

£35.00 - Hardback

Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide
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Gastro Obscura: A Food Adventurer’s Guide

£32.00 - Hardback

Lyrics, The: 1956 to the Present
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Lyrics, The: 1956 to the Present

£75.00 - Hardback

Illuminating Natural History – The Art and Science of Mark Catesby
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Illuminating Natural History – The Art and Science of Mark Catesby

£40.00 - Hardback

Perfect Poetry

The Sun Isn’t Out Long Enough
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The Sun Isn’t Out Long Enough

£10 - Paperback

Amnion
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Amnion

£10.99 - Paperback

Too Young, Too Loud, Too Different: Poems from Malika’s Poetry Kitchen
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Too Young, Too Loud, Too Different: Poems from Malika’s Poetry Kitchen

£12.99 - Paperback

H of H Playbook
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H of H Playbook

£20.00 - Hardback

Virga
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Virga

£10.99 - Paperback

Cheryl’s Destinies
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Cheryl’s Destinies

£9.99 - Paperback

All The Names Given
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All The Names Given

£10.99 - Paperback

Wicked Enchantment: Selected Poems
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Wicked Enchantment: Selected Poems

£9.99 - Paperback

Auguries of a Minor God
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Auguries of a Minor God

£10.99 - Paperback

Comic Timing
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Comic Timing

£10.99 - Paperback

Blood Condition, A
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Blood Condition, A

£10.00 - Paperback

pandemonium
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pandemonium

£10.00 - Paperback

Hotel Raphael
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Hotel Raphael

£10.99 - Paperback

New and Favourite Children's Books

Exclusive Signed Edition: The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List
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Exclusive Signed Edition: The Christmasaurus and the Naughty List

£12.99 - Hardback

Big Book of Belonging, The
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Big Book of Belonging, The

£14.99 - Hardback

Signed Bookplate Edition: Danger at Dead Man’s Pass
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Signed Bookplate Edition: Danger at Dead Man’s Pass

£7.99 - Paperback

Year in Fleurville, A: recipes from balconies, rooftops, and gardens
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Year in Fleurville, A: recipes from balconies, rooftops, and gardens

£12.99 - Hardback

Christmas Pine HB, The
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Christmas Pine HB, The

£12.99 - Hardback

Tom Gates 19:Random Acts of Fun
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Tom Gates 19:Random Acts of Fun

£12.99 - Hardback

Lion Above the Door, The
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Lion Above the Door, The

£7.99 - Paperback

Signed Bookplate Edition: There’s a Ghost in this House
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Signed Bookplate Edition: There’s a Ghost in this House

£20.00 - Hardback

Independent Bookshop Signed Bookplate Edition: Wild Child: A Journey Through Nature
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Independent Bookshop Signed Bookplate Edition: Wild Child: A Journey Through Nature

£14.99 - Hardback

Primrose Railway Children, The
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Primrose Railway Children, The

£12.99 - Hardback

By Rowan and Yew
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By Rowan and Yew

£7.99 - Paperback

Signed Edition: Julia and the Shark
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Signed Edition: Julia and the Shark

£12.99 - Hardback

Week at World’s End, The
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Week at World’s End, The

£12.99 - Hardback

Utterly Dark and the Face of the Deep
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Utterly Dark and the Face of the Deep

£7.99 - Paperback

Ergo
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Ergo

£12.99 - Hardback

We Have a Dream: Meet 30 Young Indigenous People and People of Colour Protecting the Planet
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We Have a Dream: Meet 30 Young Indigenous People and People of Colour Protecting the Planet

£12.99 - Hardback

We’re Going to Find the Monster
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We’re Going to Find the Monster

£6.99 - Paperback

Adam-2
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Adam-2

£7.99 - Paperback

Signed Edition: A Kind of Spark
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Signed Edition: A Kind of Spark

£6.99 - Paperback

Signed Bookplate Edition: I Am Angry
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Signed Bookplate Edition: I Am Angry

£12.99 - Hardback

Teen & Young Adult Books

Signed Bookplate Edition: The Subtle Knife (illustrated edition)
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Signed Bookplate Edition: The Subtle Knife (illustrated edition)

£30.00 - Hardback

Stay Another Day: The perfect book to curl up with this Christmas
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Stay Another Day: The perfect book to curl up with this Christmas

£7.99 - Paperback

Signed Edition: The Summer We Turned Green
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Signed Edition: The Summer We Turned Green

£7.99 - Paperback

Upper World, The
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Upper World, The

£7.99 - Paperback

Every Line of You
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Every Line of You

£7.99 - Paperback

Splinters of Sunshine
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Splinters of Sunshine

£7.99 - Paperback

As Good As Dead
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As Good As Dead

£8.99 - Paperback

Afterlove
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Afterlove

£7.99 - Paperback

Felix Ever After
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Felix Ever After

£7.99 - Paperback

Rise to the Sun
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Rise to the Sun

£7.99 - Paperback

They Both Die at the End: TikTok made me buy it! The international No.1 bestseller
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They Both Die at the End: TikTok made me buy it! The international No.1 bestseller

£7.99 - Paperback

Ace of Spades
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Ace of Spades

£8.99 - Paperback

All Our Hidden Gifts
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All Our Hidden Gifts

£7.99 - Paperback

Great Godden, The
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Great Godden, The

£7.99 - Paperback

Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel), The
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Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes (A Hunger Games Novel), The

£8.99 - Paperback

Heartstopper Volume Four
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Heartstopper Volume Four

£10.99 - Paperback

Signed Limited Edition: Any Way the Wind Blows
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Signed Limited Edition: Any Way the Wind Blows

£14.99 - Hardback

Loveless
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Loveless

£7.99 - Paperback

Outlaws Scarlett and Browne, The
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Outlaws Scarlett and Browne, The

£7.99 - Paperback

Six of Crows: Book 1
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Six of Crows: Book 1

£8.99 - Paperback

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