Belching Out the Devil
(Ebury Press £5.99)
Mark Thomas takes on Coca-Cola as he explores the darker side of the famous drink. He highlights among other things the infringements of workers’ rights and the impact the company has on communities.
Written by one of the writers of The Wire, The Turnaround shows how 15 minutes of someone’s life can dominate the next 35 years. It is crime fiction at its best.
Two Good Thieves
(Macmillan Children’s Books £9.99)
In an unnamed South American city, child thief Demi and his lookout, Baz, make a dangerous enemy when stealing a priceless jewel. (For young adults.)
Stuff that Scares your Pants Off!
(Macmillan Children’s Books £4.99)
It’s OK to be scared. Glenn Murphy looks at the most common fears, including natural disasters, dentists, ghosts and monsters. This book is a fun, carefully pitched popular science title for children.
A must read on capitalism and racism
Women’s struggles 200 years ago
A quietly evocative film
Remaining true to Egypt’s revolution