3 for 2 on Provocations, or the entire collection at half price!

  • May 13, 2016 12:00
  • Sam Jones

    

Provocations return this month with quite possibly their most stirring lineup yet. Claire Fox, director of the Institute of Ideas and a panellist on BBC R4’s The Moral Maze, calls for us to toughen up, become more robust and make a virtue of the right to be offensive in 'I Find That Offensive!'; James Bloodworth disassembles the myth that meritocracy provides equal opportunities for all and explains why working-class kids still get working-class jobs in The Myth of Meritocracy; and in London Rules, GQ editor Dylan Jones declares that London, our glorious capital, is the greatest city on the planet.

You can get 3 for 2 on Provocations at politicos.co.uk and bitebackpublishing.com, or get your hands on all twelve books in the series for just £60; that's 50% off the RRP!

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A big day for the Hammers

  • May 10, 2016 14:00
  • Sam Jones

Nearly Reach the Sky by Brian Williams

Paperback £10.99 (RRP £12.99) | eBook £6.99 (RRP £9.99)

West Ham face Manchester United tonight in their last ever appearance at Upton Park. In Nearly Reach the Sky, lifetime supporter Brian Williams reflects on 112 years of success, failure, heroism, stupidity, talent and skulduggery at the Boleyn Ground.  In this frank take on the travails of a die-hard West Ham supporter, Williams takes a nostalgic look back at some of the great players, great triumphs and great calamities that have marked the Hammers’ time at Upton Park, exploring their influence on their supporters, the East End and the sport as a whole over the course of a lifetime.

 

Mr Moon has Left the Stadium by Jeremy Nicholas

Over the years, Jeremy Nicholas has established himself as one of the best announcers in the business, combining information with a gentle wit that made visits to Upton Park that bit more unique.

Part love story, part autobiography, part nostalgia, Jeremy Nicholas’s book is crammed full of hilarious anecdotes from his life in broadcasting.

 

 

 

An Irrational Hatred of Luton by Robert Banks

Hilariously funny and devastatingly poignant, An Irrational Hatred of Luton is an odyssey through the world of a committed West Ham supporter.

A real-life Fever Pitch, and with a Hornby-esque deftness of tone, Banks’s book shows how intricately sport can interconnect with everyday life.

 

 

 

 

There’s Only One Stevie Bacon by Steve Bacon

A cult hero from West Ham’s days at Upton Park, Steve Bacon was the Hammers’ official photographer for over thirty years. Packed with terrific tales, amusing anecdotes and controversial characters, and illustrated with the best of Steve’s photographs, this book offers an intriguing insight into life at the Boleyn Ground.

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The greatest of political quotations

  • April 26, 2016 12:00
  • Sam Jones

“Each offers a little humour, a little wisdom and a whole lot of fun.” – Tribune

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Dictionaries of Conservative, Labour and Liberal Quotations

edited by Iain Dale, Stuart Thomson and Duncan Brack

All three books for just £15 (RRP £38.97)

These masterful compendiums highlight the best of political quotation, bringing together all of the insights, remarks, retorts, wit and wisdom of the leading political systems of thought, from Aristotle to Ann Widdecombe, via Marx, Churchill, John F. Kennedy and many more. Usually priced at £12.99 each, we’re now offering all three paperbacks for just £15, so don’t miss out! 

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Budget 2016

  • March 16, 2016 10:00
  • Sam Jones

50% off a great selection of economics & finance titles

Today Chancellor George Osborne will be delivering his 2016 Budget, but before we find out the government’s economic plans for the year ahead, here are some cuts we’ve made ourselves.

Today we’re offering 50% off a selection of economics and finance books, so for a limited time you can bag some excellent non-fiction at fantastic prices: There’s Capitalism, John Plender’s superbly erudite analysis of the world’s dominant economic system; Omnirambles, the collected writings of bestselling author Damian McBride; Black Horse Ride, Ivan Fallon’s eye-opening inside story of Lloyds and the banking crisis; It's the Economy, Stupid, an incisive book that explains economics to voters in accessible terms, and James Bartholomew’s The Welfare of Nationsa candid investigation into the welfare states of the world, and their effect on our lives.

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A Super Tuesday for Hillary

  • March 03, 2016 10:00
  • Sam Jones

Hillary Rising

by James D. Boys
Paperback £9.99 (RRP £14.99) | eBook £8.99 (RRP £10.99)
 
Hillary Clinton triumphed in seven of the eleven primaries that took place on Super Tuesday, securing herself as a frontrunner on the most important day so far in the race for the Democratic nomination. So what do you think? Will Hillary Clinton make history and become the first female President of the United States? James D. Boys's new biography Hillary Rising examines Hillary's extraordinary rise and reveals the political ideology and core principles that have remained a constant throughout her life.
 

Ready for Hillary?
by Robin Renwick
Hardback £10.99 (RRP £17.99) | eBook £9.99 (RRP £13.99)
 
As British ambassador in Washington when the Clintons occupied the White House, Robin Renwick asks, what is Hillary Clinton really like? Can she win? What can the world expect from her if she gets back to the White House? What kind of President would she be? Renwick's Ready for Hillary? is a vivid and intimate portrait of the woman who could become the first female President of the United States.

 

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