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Footnote in partnership with Voicemap, Foyles and Village Soho present a world of glitz, grunge, culture and protest, on a fabulous walking tour from Mayfair to Soho
To celebrate the release of Camp!, author and cult-favourite Paul Baker’s most colourful and ambitious book yet, we’re inviting you on a walking tour that explores London’s campest landmarks.
i-D magazine name Soula Emmanuel ‘the most exciting new voice in Irish writing’ on release of her debut novel Wild Geese
The novel, set in one weekend in Copenhagen, was also on The Irish Times’ list of books to look forward to in 2023.
Footnote Press announces Moving Mountains, a nature writing anthology by disabled and chronically ill authors
Edited by psychologist and writer Louise Kenward and featuring voices from across the world, Moving Mountains will be the ‘first of its kind’ in nature writing.
22 June 2023 | £12.99
‘Utterly brilliant – engaging, thrilling, disturbing, revelatory, explosive’ — George Monbiot
An urgent, eye-opening study by leading climate change activist, researcher and writer that draws on the latest research and evidence to unravel systemic ways that climate change is driving people mad – and show how we can find inspiration in that madness.
7 September 2023 | £14.99
‘A force to be reckoned with and utterly tireless… With typical laser focus, she repeatedly questions which things society pays attention to and which we consider insignificant.’ — Laura Bates, Guardian
Draws on first-hand experiences of war in countries as diverse as Ukraine, Syria and Northern Ireland to show how women’s wars are not men’s wars.
6 October 2022 | £16.99
Foreword by Bernardine Evaristo
‘Extraordinary conversations with many of the greatest minds and most inspiring figures of our age… Together they form a snap-shot of where the peoples of the Black diaspora stand, today in the early 21st Century, and how much has been overcome to get here.’ – David Olusoga
25 May 2023 | £20.00
‘Paul Baker captures essence of an essentially uncapturable phenomenon making it just knowable enough for all. My dear, she’s on fire!’ – Damian Barr
By the bestselling author of Fabulosa! and Outrageous!, this reappraisal of camp across time and in all its glorious forms shows how an inescapable part of popular culture has also played an important role in equality movements as a form of protest or resistance.
6 July 2023 | £14.99
‘This fantastically strange, explosive debut novel entrances even as it unsettles. It’s so brilliantly written’ – Buzzfeed
A mesmerising debut novel of sapphic longing, intense obsession and fierce, defiant becoming – enthralling and visceral, this is an unforgettable vision of adolescence in all its horrific glory.
15 September 2022 | £12.99
‘Rapturous . . . [Horn] is the mystic’s David Attenborough.’ — New York Times Book Review
A kaleidoscopic, hallucinatory memoir that explores the trans experience through meditations on aquatic life and mythology, set against the backdrop of travels in Russia and a debilitating injury that left the author temporarily unable to speak, read and write.
29 September 2022 | £12.99
‘A real celebration and ode to women who hold up the art of cinema.’ — Mollie Goodfellow
Leading film critic of her generation offers an unflinchingly honest and humorous account of her mixed-race millennial journey towards self-acceptance through a cinematic lens.
30 March 2023 | £15.99
IRISH TIMES Books to look forward to in 2023
Debut novelist Soula Emmanuel tells the story of Phoebe Forde, an Irish trans woman living in Scandinavia who unexpectedly reconnects with her first (and only) girlfriend, igniting memories she thought she’d left behind.
23 March 2023 | £12.99
‘Teaches us important lessons.’ — Rebecca Solnit
‘Will move and inspire you.’ — Adam Hochschild
As hundreds of thousands of displaced people sought refuge in Europe, the global relief system failed. This is the story of the volunteers who stepped forward to help.
23 February 2023 | £11.99
‘Surreal, vivid, haunting, mischievous, visionary’ – Lauren Elkin
A strikingly original memoir of autism and transcultural identity, Drifts takes us through the souks, sands and cities of the Arabian Gulf, where the author is a native-born foreigner, to discover a new mapping of the self and celebrate the many stories a place can hold.
20 July 2023 | £12.99
‘My Child, the Algorithm redoes what autobiography is. Funny, inventive and moving, it raises the stakes for the rest of us writers’ — Isabel Waidner
A book about love, loss and queer single parenting co-written with a machine-learning algorithm and a toddler.
8 June 2023 | £12.99
Ponyboy pops pills, snorts speed, and attempts art as he comes to terms with his transmasculinity and addiction in Paris and Berlin, in the electric debut from Eliot Duncan.
9 June 2022 | £12.99
‘Heartfelt, eye-opening, timely, essential.’ — Christy Lefteri
‘This book celebrates human resilience and the capacity for hope, serving as a powerful call for tolerance.’ — Observer
The stories of refugees who fled violence or persecution only to become trapped in the worst refugee camps in Europe.
3 November 2022 | £14.99
‘Skinner goes in search of a different way of life… a sensitive and colourful account’ — New Statesman
A journey around the UK’s communes, eco-villages and co-living spaces to find more compassionate, connected and sustainable ways to live.