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Happy Publication Day to Leon Rolle and Derek Owusu!
About This Boy: Growing Up, Making Mistakes and Becoming Me is out now.
Leon “Locksmith” Rolle is one-quarter of the phenomenally successful band Rudimental. In this book, he shares his aspirational story with chapters on mindset, self-belief, and confidence. Leon grew up in Hackney, where he played semi-professional football and went on to form Rudimental with three childhood friends. Read his story and let it inspire you to embrace life and fulfil your incredible potential.
Happy Paperback Publication Day to Courttia Newland!
A River Called Time, longlisted for the Gordon Burns Prize, is out now in paperback. Set in an alternate world where slavery and colonialism never happened, Newland’s staggering novel is both a timely exploration of social inequality and a story about love, loyalty, and the search for the truth.
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER: The Offline Diaries by Yomi Adegoke and Elizabeth Uviebinené
COMING APRIL 28th 2022
The first in a new series for younger readers by the authors of Slay in Your Lane is nearly here.
Ade is about to start at a new school. She is NOT happy with her stepdad for making them move here. Shanice has been at the school for a year already. Since her mum died, she’s been living with her dad and annoying older brother, spending most of her time outside school in her dad’s hair salon. When Ade and Shanice meet in the salon, and spot each other’s diaries, an instant friendship is formed, and they start to chat online… but offline is a whole other story!
A universal story of friendship and falling out that will resonate with all readers of 9 and up told in the captivating voices of Ade and Shanice – two utterly unforgettable Year 8 girls. Pre-order now at all good bookstores and retailers.
Join Patrisse at the Women of the World Festival at Southbank Centre as she talks with writer, broadcaster, and award-winning author Afua Hirsch.
Launching her new book, AN ABOLITIONIST’S HANDBOOK, Cullors will be discussing how to equip everyday activists to effectively fight for an abolitionist present and future, leading with love, fierce compassion, and precision.
Friday 11 March 7pm at the Royal Festival Hall