Recent Releases

This is a complete list of the new books which have arrived on the site within the last month. See This Month's Highlights for a selection.

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  • Cover scan of Old Saltaire & Shipley
    Old Saltaire & Shipley
    Paul Chrystal - Paperback - Stenlake Publishing
    This text takes a look at Saltaire, the mill town founded and built by Titus Salt next to the River Aire (hence the name) in West Yorkshire. Saltaire was a model town built in response to the desperate conditions in nearby Bradford. The book comprises a collection of historic photos accompanied by informative captions and tells the story of Salt and his town Saltaire, as well as the neighbouring settlement of Shipley with its attractions of the glen and the tramway.
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    Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
    Rick Bragg - Hardback - Canongate
    From encounters with legends including Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, John Lennon, Mick Jagger and more, to hair-raising first-person accounts of Jerry's lifelong rivalries with Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry for the title of king of rock-and-roll, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Rick Bragg traces the incredible story of a young man from the American South who used his piano to drive the world into a music revolution.
  • Cover scan of Jerry Lee Lewis
    Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story
    Jerry Lee Lewis - Paperback - Canongate
    From encounters with legends including Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, John Lennon, Mick Jagger and more, to hair-raising first-person accounts of Jerry's lifelong rivalries with Elvis Presley and Chuck Berry for the title of king of rock-and-roll, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Rick Bragg traces the incredible story of a young man from the American South who used his piano to drive the world into a music revolution.
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    The Lewis Chessmen: New Perspectives
    - Hardback - NMS
    The 93 Lewis Chessmen, bought by the British Museum and by what is now the National Museum of Scotland in the mid-19th century, were made in 12th century Scandinavia, from ivory and whales' teeth. They continue to fascinate academics from various disciplines, as well as museum visitors. This book includes looking at who ruled the isles at the time the Chessmen were made and a history of the ivory trade in the north Atlantic.
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    Meltdown
    Gordon Brown - Paperback - Gallus
    Ex bodyguard Craig McIntyre has a unique affliction: his mere presence removes people's inhibitions, turning their darkest thoughts into actions. When captured by arch enemy and state senator Tampoline, McIntyre fully expects to be killed, but instead finds himself on a mission to help replenish the US Strategic Petroleum Reserve which has been destroyed in a hushed up attack by white supremacist group the Factor. As McIntyre tries to use his unique ability to avert global economic meltdown, he must stay one step ahead of both Tampoline and the Factor.
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    Not My Father's Son: A Family Memoir
    Alan Cumming - Hardback - Canongate
    At times suspenseful, at times deeply moving, but always brave and honest, 'Not My Father's Son' is a powerful story about embracing the best aspects of the past and triumphantly pushing the darkness aside.
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    Asterix The Gallus: Goscinny And Uderzo Present Ane Asterix Adventure
    Goscinny - Paperback - Itchy Coo
    Those gallus Gauls and glaikit Romans are at it again. After the groundbreaking success of the first Scots Asterix translation, 'Asterix and the Pechts', Matthew Fitt is going back to the very first Asterix adventure.
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    Independence Of The Scottish Mind: Elite Narratives, Public Spaces And The Making Of A Modern Nation
    Gerry Hassan - Hardback - Palgrave Macmillan
    This study explores modern Scotland and examines how Scottish politics, culture, and identities have interacted within the national and international contexts in the last thirty years. It considers which voices and opinions have proven influential and defining and charts the boundaries of public conversation to and beyond the independence referendum.
  • Cover scan of You Have To Fucking Eat
    You Have To Fucking Eat
    Adam Mansbach - Hardback - Canongate
    From Adam Mansbach comes a book about a great parental frustration: getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal.
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    Arkham Asylum: A Serious House On Serious Earth
    Grant Morrison - Hardback - DC Comics
    The inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over Gotham's detention centre for the criminally insane on April Fool's Day, demanding Batman in exchange for their hostages. Accepting their demented challenge, Batman is forced to endure the personal hells of the Joker, Scarecrow, Poison Ivy, Two-Face, and many other sworn enemies in order to save the innocents and retake the prison.

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