Short Story Day Africa's next anthology of innovative short fiction is set in the rooms, the passages, the bars and the lobbies of hotels across the continent, and seeks metafiction exploring Africa as a hotel herself. If these walls could talk, what story would they tell?
The Memory We Could Be attempts to move beyond the sterile, technical language that has pervaded discussions around climate change and ecology. It seeks to counter the bureaucratic prose of our conversations, to humanise the abstraction of global warming, and bring different voices into the conversation.
Self-government, or 'municipalism', is changing politics all over the world. This is a guide to winning back our towns and cities from below with real radical policies happening now; practical organizing strategies and tools; and profiles of 50 pioneering municipalist platforms from around the world.
In her first-ever collection of essays, poet and novelist Lorna Goodison interweaves the personal and political to explore themes that have occupied her working life: her love of poetry and the arts, colonialism and its legacy, racism and social justice, authenticity, and the enduring power of friendship.
'I had breakfast with Hugo Chavez, lunch with Bashar al Assad, cocktails with Putin and dinner with Gaddafi. Fidel Castro wooed me with flowers, perfume and cigars. Ahmadinejad told me he loved me. Chavez proclaimed me "The Girlfriend of Venezuela". But I am not a spy, and I am not a traitor.'
A diverse bounty of recipes by immigrant chefs from around the world
Award-winning journalist's landmark book in the reporting of Europe’s migrant crisis – and a cry from the heart about an asylum system that is simply not fit for purpose.
This collection of essays challenges us to move trade union education forward through new theory and examples of best practice.
A collection of plays born from the great struggles of the Trade Union movement