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NEWS: Footnote Press announces Professor Sunny Singh’s A Bollywood State of Mind
Footnote has commissioned A Bollywood State of Mind: A Journey into the Most Successful Film Genre in the World from writer, novelist and founder of the Jhalak Prize Sunny Singh.

NEWS: Wild Geese by Soula Emmanuel featured in The Irish Times’ list of fiction to look forward to in 2023
Out 30 March, Wild Geese is an intimate and moving debut novel of past lives, messy feelings and the desire to start afresh.

PLAY: The Map of Hope and Sorrow Experience
‘Mursal in Flight’ is an interactive experience in which readers can follow in the footsteps of Mursal, a young Afghan refugee, who escaped from the Taliban and human smugglers to Turkey.


Helen Benedict, award-winning British-American professor of journalism at Columbia University, teams up with Syrian writer and refugee, Eyad Awwadawnan, to present the stories of five refugees who have endured long and dangerous journeys from the Middle East and Africa to Greece.


Lars Horn’s Voice of the Fish, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize, is a kaleidoscopic, hallucinatory memoir that explores the trans experience through meditations upon aquatic life and mythology, set against the backdrop of travels in Russia and a debilitating injury that left Horn temporarily unable to speak, read and write.


The leading film critic of her generation offers an eloquent, insightful and humorous reflection on the screen’s representation of women and ethnic minorities, revealing how cinema has been the key to understanding herself, her body image and her ambitions as well as the world we live in. 


Award-winning author and cultural critic Sarah Ladipo Manyika takes us on a remarkable journey across contemporary cultural and political landscapes as she speaks with some of the most distinguished Black thinkers of our times, including Nobel Laureates Toni Morrison and Wole Soyinka, and civic leaders first lady Michelle Obama and…


This inspiring journey around the UK’s communes, eco-villages and co-living spaces to find more compassionate, connected and sustainable ways to live could not be more timely.