Monopoli Blues

Tim Clark and Nick Cook

“I was offered the opportunity either to go to Australia or to go with the partisans in Northern Italy. I thought that going to the partisans would keep me nearer to my girlfriend now, my wife” (Bob Clark – IWM interview 2004) A son’s journey to uncover the story of his parents in special forces – war and love in Italy

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Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

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Blood on the Banana Leaf

Tabatha Stirling

A novel that will bring you to the dark heart of Singapore's maid culture

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The Infinite Powers of Adam Gowers

Brandon Robshaw

A Young Adult comic fantasy novel, about a teenage boy who is granted an infinite number of wishes -

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Still Barred

John Mitchinson (editor)

Stories inspired by the notorious barred list from the Half Moon in Herne Hill

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The Quiet Fan

Ian Plenderleith

A fast, funny, emotive memoir showing how most fans really follow football.

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Daisy Belle: Swimming Champion of the World

Caitlin Davies

A tale of love, betrayal and swimming based on the true stories of champion Victorian women.

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Stranger In My Heart

Mary Monro

Retracing her father’s heroic escape across China in World War Two leads his daughter on a gripping voyage of discovery about him, China and, inevitably, herself.

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Scenes of Moderate Violence

John Moynes

A collection of poems ranging from the funny to the frightening

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Sour Fruit

Eli Allison

In a not too distant future, people are split into either Citizens with rights or VOIDs with nothing. Forced to live in the former port, the VOIDs have adapted to the floods; the brutal nature of life outside of society however, is not so easy.

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The Iron Bird

Robert Woodshaw

A novel that takes the premise of ANIMAL FARM and applies it to the life of Margaret Thatcher.

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The Boy Who Stole Time

Mark Bowsher

A young boy travels to a magical realm and is set three impossible tasks to win the essence of time itself in order to save his dying mother

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A Thing of the Moment

Bruno Noble

"The I is a thing of the moment, and yet our lives are ruled by it. We cannot rid ourselves of this inexistent thing." (John Gray, Straw Dogs, 2002) A novel on the nature of the self

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The Pumilio Child

Judy McInerney

A dark Renaissance thriller exposing one of history's most depraved secrets

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DISCO SOUR

Giuseppe Porcaro

The existential odyssey of a heartsick politician to save a war-torn, post-austerity Europe from algorithmic autocracy

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Felix Romsey's Afterparty

Tim Thornton

The Afterlife's biggest rock festival is interrupted when headliner John Lennon vanishes; now promoter Felix Romsey has to get him back

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In Truth, Madness

Imran Khan

In Truth, Madness is the fictional story of a correspondent driven to despair by the Middle East and South Asia. A reporter strives to find the truth. The more truth they find, the more maddening the world becomes

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Deserter presents: Today South London, Tomorrow South London

Andrew Grumbridge and Vincent Raison

A humorous guide to the less beaten paths of London, south of the river

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Ghosts In The Machine

John Auckland

A novel about one woman's fear of dying and her relentless pursuit of eternal life

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Phase Lock

Sebastian Ives

If it's all you've ever known, if there is no comparable, then is it bad? In a post-apocalyptic world where would your moral compass sit?!

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Bulldog

Claudio Corbisiero

Owen Treadwell has a bad habit of focusing on his past. Soon it will be time for him to finally focus on his future

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Pineapples In The Pool

Melissa J. Davies

A debut poetry collection that asks the age old question: if you throw a pineapple in a pool - would it sink or float?

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Soap The Stamps, Jump The Tube

Gail Thibert

Nineteen years old with freshly dyed blue hair, punk rocker Gail places an advert in a music paper for ‘likeminded friends and weirdos’. Soap the Stamps, Jump the Tube follows her autobiographical journey through the 80s underground music and squatting scene in London

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All Quiet on the West-End Front

William Rycroft

Go behind the scenes of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.

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Purple People

Kate Bulpitt

Purple People is a jolly dystopia, telling the story of an outlandish scheme to curtail crime and anti-social behaviour - by dyeing offenders purple - and the news-loving lass who investigates it

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The Moor

Sam Haysom

A group of 13-year-old boys go hiking on the moors of South West England -- and gradually begin to disappear, one by one.

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Arbitrary and Unnecessary

Daniel Piper

The debut collection of comedy short stories, poems and plays by writer, comedian and national poetry slam champion Daniel Piper.

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Heart of Glass

Ivy Ngeow

A pacy literary thriller set in the 1980s’ disco era

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Go West

David Quantick

From the Emmy Award-winning writer, a novel about an Antiques Whisperer and forgery hunter on the trail of a mysterious document

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