We publish essential, politically-engaged books about the ongoing human journey

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Paul Baker

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.

Soula Emmanuel

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.

Dana Sachs

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.

Natasha Burge

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.

Mim Skinner

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.

Sarah Ladipo Manyika

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

Hanna Flint

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.

Lars Horn

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.

Helen Benedict and Eyad Awwadawnan

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.

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