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  • A Tragedy of Errors: The Story of Grace Murray, the Woman whom John Wesley Loved and Lost

    John Wesley's love affair with Grace Murray and the role that Charles Wesley played in preventing their marriage has long fascinated historians. John Wesley has previously been seen as the victim but in this new study, GM Best paints a picture of Grace Murray as a remarkable woman. Learn More
    £8.99

  • Totterdown Rising

    Back in print – the story of how the Bristol community of Totterdown was bulldozed in the 1970s to make way for the motor car and a road that was never built. This is also the story of how Totterdown and its people have recovered from the planning blunders of the 60s and 70s to create a new community. Learn More
    £12.00

  • How I Wrote…

    The real stories behind 40 chart-topping hits and cherished classics, in the words of the writers themselves. From the likes of The Kinks and Rod Stewart in the 60s, to Beyonce and The Lumineers in the 21st century – through five decades of pop, rock, R&B and indie tracks in-between – this book puts the art and craft of the song at the centre of the stage. Learn More
    £12.00

  • I Ain't Mad At Ya: A Black British Experience

    Published by Tangent Books in association with Bristol Archive Records, I Ain’t Mad at Ya by Owen Broomfield (aka Hulk) is a document of the social, cultural and political realities of growing up black in Handsworth, Birmingham in the late 60s, 1970s and 80s. Learn More
    £9.99

  • The Naked Guide to Bristol 7th Edition

    The new and fully updated Naked Guide to Bristol is out now! Orderyour copy today!

    In the ever-changing cultural lanscape of Bristol, the Naked Guide contains up-to-date listing of the best places to eat drink and be merry in Bristol.

    'The Naked Guide to Bristol is the funniest, most comprehensive and best guidebook to Bristol there has ever been.'

    'Taking an irreverent sharp stick and puncturing inflated hype and spin wherever it finds it, this guidebook gives you an up-close, in-depth and, above all, honest view of this great city.'

    The Naked Guide to Bristol is a witty and informative guide to the sights and sounds of Bristol. Whether you're after a big sight-seeing weekend or out to uncover the secret spots in the city, this guide will have you there in no time.

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    £12.99

  • Politics and Protest New Edition

    New and updated version of Politics and Protest! Packed full of new images, discussion and a glorious redesigned cover

    Don Pedro is an anonymous photographer who roams the streets of Bristol recording how people express their opinions through subverting advertising billboards, writing on walls, producing stickers and putting notes in windows. The billboards of Bristol in particular have long been a playground for a quick-witted group of political activists and anarchists who, under cover of darkness, subvert the corporate messages with their own slogans.

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    £12.00

  • Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 10

    The brilliant 10th Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology brings together an inspiring collection of engrossing stories selected from nearly 2,000 entries to the 2017 competition, and introduces 20 scintillating writers from around the globe. Learn More
    £12.00

  • Bristol Short Story Prize Anthology Volume 1

    The inaugural Bristol Short Story Prize anthology features the 20 best stories from the very first competition that took place in 2008.

    Shortlisted writers are: Rebecca Lloyd, Derek Smellen, Catherine Chanter, Anthony Howcroft, Susan Akass, Irene Black, Sue Coffey, Michael Karwowski, Fran Landsman, Nick Law, Miranda Lewis, Dominica McGowan, Charlotte Mabey, Ian Madden, Ian Millstead, Lee Taylor, Alan Toyne, Rebecca Watts, Tim Weaver and Joel Williams.

     

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  • Harry Bamford: Bristol Rovers' First Gentleman of Football

    The mid 1950s were a golden age for Bristol Rovers. At the heart of the team was their cultured right-back Harry Bamford respected throughout football for his skill and sportsmanship. His untimely death in 1958 shocked the whole city with thousands attending his funeral or gathering to watch the cortege. Learn More
    £12.00

  • My Festival Romance

    Womad co-founder Thomas Brooman CBE reflects on a lifetime of festivals his autobiography My Festival Romance.

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    £8.00

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