Selling Well on Politicos: God & Mrs Thatcher

  • March 25, 2015 13:00
  • Sarah Thrift

God & Mrs Thatcher: The Battle for Britain's Soul

By Eliza Filby

HB RRP: £25        Our Price: £18

eBook RRP: £20   Our Price: £12

As seen in the Sunday TimesThe Times, The Guardian and Church Times

The impact of Thatcher's religious views is too often overlooked. Eliza Filby seeks to address this in the wide-ranging and exhaustively researched God & Mrs Thatcher. Filby examines how Thatcher sought to reinvigorate the nation with religious values, a crusade that ultimately failed. Read the prologue orlisten to a podcast about the book on SoundCloud

Dr Eliza Filby is an academic, writer and businesswoman. She is currently a visiting lecturer at King’s College London. 


How To Get Re-Elected

  • March 23, 2015 13:00
  • Sarah Thrift

Just 44 days to go until polling day... 

How to Be an MP

Paul Flynn
Paperback RRP: £12.99   Our Price: £10
eBook RRP: £10.99           Our Price: £5

OK. OK. Some of our readers might already have this one sorted, but what about getting re-elected? Paul Flynn's unrivalled guide to responsiblities in office extends to 'how to be re-elected', too. This is essential election reading at its very best. Other chapter titles include: 'How to stay sane'; 'How to please constituents;' and 'How to convince voters that MPs never stop working' – all of which should come in handy in the run-up to May 7th.

Go on. Get yours for just a fiver! 



101 Ways to Win an Election 
Mark Pack & Edward Maxfield
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Psssssssssssst! Don't get nervous about the big day. Equip yourself with the tools to make sure you're smiling on May 8th. This accessible guide covers absolutely everything you need to know in 101 bite-sized chapters. Read the introduction and Chapter 1 here. 

Don't forget to keep an eye on our homepage,Twitter and Facebook. We'll be counting down the days with brilliant offers, competitions and extracts. Got an election book you think we should stock? Contact us to let us know. 

Two Must-Reads for Budget Day

  • March 18, 2015 12:25
  • Sarah Thrift
George Osborne: The Austerity Chancellor
By Janan Ganesh
PB RRP: £10.99      Budget Price: £6.99
eBook RRP: £6.99   Budget Price: £4.00
Financial Times journalist Janan Ganesh has written this fantastic analysis of the man behind today's Budget. An insightful, intelligent study of Osborne's ascent to power, and the era he has helped to shape. Read the Prologue here. 
"Revealing, penetrating, stylish and superbly written. Honestly, it's a page-turner." Matthew Parris, The Spectator
By Vicky Pryce, Andy Ross & Peter Urwin 
PB RRP: £15.99        Budget Price: £10.00
eBook RRP: £12.99   Budget Price: £6.00


How will today's Budget affect you? Are austerity measures the best way to tackle a financial meltdown? This essential guide will help any economics novice to understand all the important details ahead of May 7th. Read the Introduction now. 

"Indispensable for anyone who wants to engage in economic argument." John Kay CBE

Both books are available at our exclusive budget day discount for a limited time only, so get yours quick.



What Will Decide Your Vote?

  • February 27, 2015 13:30
  • Sarah Thrift

It's The Economy, Stupid: Economics for Voters

By Vicky Pryce, Andy Ross & Peter Urwin

PB RRP: £15.99 Our Price: £12 

eBook RRP: £12.99 Our Price: £7.79

"Without economics you can vote but you are really disenfranchised. You will be an innocent, subject to manipulation by vested interests using economic smoke and mirrors to pull the wool over your eyes." (Chapter 1: The Importance of Being Economists) 

Three leading experts make economics accessible and interesting in this vital contribution to our general election reading list.

"You’d struggle to name a more coherent account of the credit crunch." The Telegraph


Psst... We're also offering a great deal on Vicky Pryce's Greekonomics. Yours for just £2.99 today.


The NHS: Things That Need To Be Said – Available Now

  • February 20, 2015 12:30
  • Sarah Thrift

It's time for a grown-up debate about the NHS 

The NHS: Things That Need To Be Said

By Iain Dale

Published by Elliott & Thompson

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Political pundit and broadcaster Iain Dale tackles the issues of the NHS head-on in this sharp, intelligent polemic. Dale addresses ongoing problems with refreshing candour, saying the unsayable and encouraging readers to consider the 'undoable'. A must-read for anyone who works in the NHS – or who uses it. 
Read a sample from the book.



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