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An independent bookshop based in Edinburgh’s seaside community of Portobello

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The Booker Prize 2022 Longlist

Colony, The: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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Colony, The: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

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Glory: LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022
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Glory: LONGLISTED FOR THE BOOKER PRIZE 2022

£18.99 - Hardback

Small Things Like These: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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Small Things Like These: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

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Nightcrawling: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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Nightcrawling: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

£16.99 - Hardback

Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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Maps of Our Spectacular Bodies: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

£14.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Case Study
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Signed Edition: Case Study

£9.99 - Paperback

Treacle Walker
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Treacle Walker

£10.00 - Hardback

Trust: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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Trust: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

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The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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The Seven Moons of Maali Almeida: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

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Oh William!: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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Oh William!: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

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BOOTH: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022
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BOOTH: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2022

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Trees, The
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Trees, The

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Hardback Pre-orders

Signed & Dedicated Edition: Orpheus Builds A Girl
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Orpheus Builds A Girl

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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Love & Vermin
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Love & Vermin

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Signed & Dedicated Edition: 1989
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: 1989

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Marple: Twelve New Stories
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Marple: Twelve New Stories

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Signed Indie Exclusive Edition: Landlines
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Signed Indie Exclusive Edition: Landlines

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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Another Way to Split Water
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Another Way to Split Water

£9.99 - Paperback

Signed Edition: A Heart Full of Headstones
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Signed Edition: A Heart Full of Headstones

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Signed Indie Edition: The Bullet That Missed
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Signed Indie Edition: The Bullet That Missed

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Independent Bookshop Edition: The Marriage Portrait
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Independent Bookshop Edition: The Marriage Portrait

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Signed & Numbered Indie Exclusive Edition: Stone Blind: Medusa’s Story
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Signed & Numbered Indie Exclusive Edition: Stone Blind: Medusa’s Story

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Last White Man, The: From the Booker-shortlisted author of Exit West
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Last White Man, The: From the Booker-shortlisted author of Exit West

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Bad Fruit
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Bad Fruit

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Signed Edition: Spaceships Over Glasgow: Mogwai and Misspent Youth
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Signed Edition: Spaceships Over Glasgow: Mogwai and Misspent Youth

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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Black Hearts
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Signed & Dedicated Edition: Black Hearts

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New Hardback Fiction

Signed Edition: Trust
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Signed Edition: Trust

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Queens Of Sarmiento Park, The
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Queens Of Sarmiento Park, The

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All This Could Be Different
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All This Could Be Different

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Milk Teeth
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Milk Teeth

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Disorientation
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Disorientation

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Daughter of Doctor Moreau, The
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Daughter of Doctor Moreau, The

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Cat Brushing: a dazzling short story collection about thirteen older women
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Cat Brushing: a dazzling short story collection about thirteen older women

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Signed Edition: The Cliff House
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Signed Edition: The Cliff House

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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING MUST-READ OF SUMMER 2022
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Tomorrow, and Tomorrow, and Tomorrow: THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLING MUST-READ OF SUMMER 2022

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Signed Edition: Meantime
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Signed Edition: Meantime

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Swanfolk
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Swanfolk

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Bad Eminence
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Bad Eminence

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Bewitching, The
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Bewitching, The

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Yellow Kitchen, The
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Yellow Kitchen, The

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Honey & Spice: the heart-melting Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick
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Honey & Spice: the heart-melting Reese Witherspoon Book Club pick

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Children of Paradise
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Children of Paradise

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Tiepolo Blue: ‘The smart, sexy read you need in 2022’ Evening Standard
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Tiepolo Blue: ‘The smart, sexy read you need in 2022’ Evening Standard

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Fight Night: ‘A Gem: humour and hope in the face of suffering’ Observer
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Fight Night: ‘A Gem: humour and hope in the face of suffering’ Observer

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New Hardback Non-Fiction

Passengers, The
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Passengers, The

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None of the Above: Reflections on Life Beyond the Binary
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None of the Above: Reflections on Life Beyond the Binary

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Swamp Songs: Journeys Through Marsh, Meadow and Other Wetlands
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Swamp Songs: Journeys Through Marsh, Meadow and Other Wetlands

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Takeaway: Stories from a childhood behind the counter
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Takeaway: Stories from a childhood behind the counter

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Last Days, The: A memoir of faith, desire and freedom
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Last Days, The: A memoir of faith, desire and freedom

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Influence Empire: The Story of Tencent and China’s Tech Ambition
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Influence Empire: The Story of Tencent and China’s Tech Ambition

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Flock Together: Outsiders: Connecting people of colour to nature – AS SEEN ON TV
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Flock Together: Outsiders: Connecting people of colour to nature – AS SEEN ON TV

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Illuminated By Water: Nature, Memory and the Delights of a Fishing Life
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Illuminated By Water: Nature, Memory and the Delights of a Fishing Life

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Signed Edition: Boy Friends
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Signed Edition: Boy Friends

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Bad Gays: A Homosexual History
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Bad Gays: A Homosexual History

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My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World’s Deadliest Migration Route
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My Fourth Time, We Drowned: Seeking Refuge on the World’s Deadliest Migration Route

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Fire and Flood: A People’s History of Climate Change, from 1979 to the Present
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Fire and Flood: A People’s History of Climate Change, from 1979 to the Present

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Premonitions Bureau, The: A Sunday Times bestseller
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Premonitions Bureau, The: A Sunday Times bestseller

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Last Good Funeral of the Year, The: A Memoir
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Last Good Funeral of the Year, The: A Memoir

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New Paperback Fiction

All of You Every Single One
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All of You Every Single One

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Objects of Desire
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Objects of Desire

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Mermaid’s Tale, The
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Mermaid’s Tale, The

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Second Place: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021
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Second Place: Longlisted for the Booker Prize 2021

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Nightbitch: Stylist’s summer cult breakout
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Nightbitch: Stylist’s summer cult breakout

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Paul
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Paul

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Signed Bookplate Edition: A Certain Hunger
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Signed Bookplate Edition: A Certain Hunger

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Beautiful Star
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Beautiful Star

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Iron Annie: SHORTLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2022
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Iron Annie: SHORTLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2022

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Acts of Service: “A sex masterpiece” (Guardian)
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Acts of Service: “A sex masterpiece” (Guardian)

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Sorrow and Bliss: Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022
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Sorrow and Bliss: Shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022

£8.99 - Paperback

Diego Garcia: A Novel
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Diego Garcia: A Novel

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Arena of the Unwell, The
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Arena of the Unwell, The

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Signed Exclusive Edition: The Island of Missing Trees
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Signed Exclusive Edition: The Island of Missing Trees

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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden
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I Never Promised You a Rose Garden

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Hummingbird Salamander
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Hummingbird Salamander

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Concerning My Daughter
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Concerning My Daughter

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Libertie
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Libertie

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Faces in the Crowd
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Faces in the Crowd

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My Phantoms
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My Phantoms

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New Paperback Non-Fiction

W-3: A Memoir
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W-3: A Memoir

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Dear Senthuran: A Black spirit memoir
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Dear Senthuran: A Black spirit memoir

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Beautiful Country: A Memoir of An Undocumented Childhood
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Beautiful Country: A Memoir of An Undocumented Childhood

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Unwell Women: A Journey Through Medicine and Myth in a Man-Made World
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Unwell Women: A Journey Through Medicine and Myth in a Man-Made World

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And Away…
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And Away…

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What It Feels Like for a Girl
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What It Feels Like for a Girl

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Tenement Kid: Rough Trade Book of the Year
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Tenement Kid: Rough Trade Book of the Year

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Sea Fever: A Seaside Companion: from buoys and bowlines to selkies and setting sail
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Sea Fever: A Seaside Companion: from buoys and bowlines to selkies and setting sail

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Black Atlantic, The: Modernity and Double Consciousness
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Black Atlantic, The: Modernity and Double Consciousness

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Tribe, The: Portraits of Cuba
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Tribe, The: Portraits of Cuba

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

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All The Things She Said: Everything I Know About Modern Lesbian and Bi Culture
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All The Things She Said: Everything I Know About Modern Lesbian and Bi Culture

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Phosphorescence: On Awe, Wonder & Things That Sustain You When the World Goes Dark
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Phosphorescence: On Awe, Wonder & Things That Sustain You When the World Goes Dark

£9.99 - Paperback

Indie Publishers

I’m A Fan
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I’m A Fan

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Invasion of the Spirit People
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Invasion of the Spirit People

£11.99 - Paperback

Arena of the Unwell, The
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Arena of the Unwell, The

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Mister N
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Mister N

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Last One, The
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Last One, The

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Remote Sympathy: LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022
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Remote Sympathy: LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN’S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2022

£9.99 - Paperback

Catching Fire: A Translation Diary
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Catching Fire: A Translation Diary

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Never Did the Fire
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Never Did the Fire

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Come Join Our Disease: Shortlisted for The Gordon Burn Prize 2021
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Come Join Our Disease: Shortlisted for The Gordon Burn Prize 2021

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Dark Neighbourhood
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Dark Neighbourhood

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Somebody Loves You
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Somebody Loves You

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Duck Feet
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Duck Feet

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Beautiful Books

Women’s Work: From feminine arts to feminist art
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Women’s Work: From feminine arts to feminist art

£25.00 - Hardback

Seasonal Gardener, Creative Planting Combinations, The
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Seasonal Gardener, Creative Planting Combinations, The

£29.95 - Hardback

Louise Bourgeois: Paintings
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Louise Bourgeois: Paintings

£35.00 - Hardback

Franz Kafka: The Drawings
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Franz Kafka: The Drawings

£35.00 - Hardback

Mudlark’d: Hidden Histories from the River Thames
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Mudlark’d: Hidden Histories from the River Thames

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Apocalypse Ready: The manual of manuals; a century of panic prevention
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Apocalypse Ready: The manual of manuals; a century of panic prevention

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Catholica: The Visual Culture of Catholicism
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Catholica: The Visual Culture of Catholicism

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Judy Chicago: In the Making
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Judy Chicago: In the Making

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British Designers At Home
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British Designers At Home

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Nistisima: The secret to delicious Mediterranean vegan food  from the Sunday Times bestselling author
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Nistisima: The secret to delicious Mediterranean vegan food from the Sunday Times bestselling author

£26.00 - Hardback

Curry Everyday: Over 100 Simple Vegetarian Recipes from Jaipur to Japan
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Curry Everyday: Over 100 Simple Vegetarian Recipes from Jaipur to Japan

£26.00 - Hardback

Good Day to Bake, A: Simple Baking Recipes for Every Mood
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Good Day to Bake, A: Simple Baking Recipes for Every Mood

£22.00 - Hardback

Soft Electronics: Iconic Retro Design for Household Products in the 60s, 70s, and 80s
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Soft Electronics: Iconic Retro Design for Household Products in the 60s, 70s, and 80s

£35.00 - Hardback

Tales from the Inner City
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Tales from the Inner City

£16.99 - Paperback

Nests
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Nests

£20.00 - Hardback

Treasury of 8 Books, A
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Treasury of 8 Books, A

£29.95 - Hardback

Knit Fold Pleat Repeat: Simple Knits, Gorgeous Garments: Simple Knits, Gorgeous Garments
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Knit Fold Pleat Repeat: Simple Knits, Gorgeous Garments: Simple Knits, Gorgeous Garments

£21.99 - Hardback

Latin American Cookbook, The
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Latin American Cookbook, The

£35.00 - Hardback

Music Is History
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Music Is History

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Perfect Poetry

Quiet
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Quiet

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Music for the Dead and Resurrected
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Music for the Dead and Resurrected

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Meditations in an Emergency
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Meditations in an Emergency

£12.99 - Hardback

Signed Edition: Amnion
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Signed Edition: Amnion

£10.99 - Paperback

Blood Salt Spring: The Debut Collection from Edinburgh’s Makar
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Blood Salt Spring: The Debut Collection from Edinburgh’s Makar

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Smart Devices: 52 Poems from The Guardian ‘Poem of the Week’
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Smart Devices: 52 Poems from The Guardian ‘Poem of the Week’

£14.99 - Paperback

Shelling Peas with My Grandmother in the Gorgiolands
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Shelling Peas with My Grandmother in the Gorgiolands

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Other Worlds: An Anthology of Scottish Island Poems
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Other Worlds: An Anthology of Scottish Island Poems

£12.99 - Paperback

More Fiya: A New Collection of Black British Poetry
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More Fiya: A New Collection of Black British Poetry

£16.99 - Hardback

Limbic
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Limbic

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Fire People, The: A Collection of British Black and Asian Poetry
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Fire People, The: A Collection of British Black and Asian Poetry

£16.99 - Hardback

Orlam
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Orlam

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C+nto: & Othered Poems
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C+nto: & Othered Poems

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Unexhausted Time
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Unexhausted Time

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Refractive Africa: Ballet of the Forgotten
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Refractive Africa: Ballet of the Forgotten

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Empty Nest: Poems for Families
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Empty Nest: Poems for Families

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Lobsters
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Lobsters

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New and Favourite Children's Books

Consequence Girl, The
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Consequence Girl, The

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Signed Edition: The Magic Faraway Tree: A New Adventure
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Signed Edition: The Magic Faraway Tree: A New Adventure

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Secret Sunshine Project, The
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Secret Sunshine Project, The

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Unmorrow Curse, The
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Unmorrow Curse, The

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Woodland Trust A Walk in the Woods, The: A Changing Seasons Story
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Woodland Trust A Walk in the Woods, The: A Changing Seasons Story

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Just in Case You Want to Fly
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Just in Case You Want to Fly

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Boy Who Sailed the World, The
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Boy Who Sailed the World, The

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Dream Team: Charligh Green vs. The Spotlight, The
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Dream Team: Charligh Green vs. The Spotlight, The

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Boy Who Grew A Tree, The
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Boy Who Grew A Tree, The

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Robot Squashed My Teacher, A
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Robot Squashed My Teacher, A

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Map of Leaves, The
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Map of Leaves, The

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Room To Dream: (Front Desk #3)
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Room To Dream: (Front Desk #3)

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How to Make a Book
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How to Make a Book

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Spectacular Suit, The
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Spectacular Suit, The

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Boy Whose Wishes Came True, The
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Boy Whose Wishes Came True, The

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Ship of Cloud and Stars, The
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Ship of Cloud and Stars, The

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Boo!: A Fishy Mystery
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Boo!: A Fishy Mystery

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Mouse’s Wood: A Year in Nature
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Mouse’s Wood: A Year in Nature

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It’s the End of the World and I’m In My Bathing Suit
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It’s the End of the World and I’m In My Bathing Suit

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Teen & Young Adult Books

This Place is Still Beautiful
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This Place is Still Beautiful

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Tag, You’re Dead
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Tag, You’re Dead

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If You Still Recognise Me
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If You Still Recognise Me

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Butterfly Assassin, The
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Butterfly Assassin, The

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Such a Good Liar
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Such a Good Liar

£7.99 - Paperback

Needle
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Needle

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Oxygen Mask: A Graphic Novel: Carnegie Medal-Winning Author
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Oxygen Mask: A Graphic Novel: Carnegie Medal-Winning Author

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Gay Club!
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Gay Club!

£8.99 - Paperback

Hotel Magnifique
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Hotel Magnifique

£12.99 - Hardback

Love Radio
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Love Radio

£8.99 - Paperback

Girl With No Soul, The
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Girl With No Soul, The

£7.99 - Paperback

Dark Lady, The
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Dark Lady, The

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Gifts That Bind Us, The
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Gifts That Bind Us, The

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Ivory Key, The
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Ivory Key, The

£8.99 - Paperback

Echo North
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Echo North

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Revelry, The
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Revelry, The

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Upper World, The
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Upper World, The

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If This Gets Out
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If This Gets Out

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