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A Dutiful Boy: a Memoir of a Gay Muslim’s Journey to Acceptance

By Mohsin Zaidi

A coming of age memoir about growing up queer in a strict Muslim household. Mohsin grew up in a poor pocket of east London, in a devout shia Muslim community. His family were close-knit and religiously conservative. From a young age, Mohsin felt different but in a home where being […]

Midnight at Malabar House

By Vaseem Khan

As India celebrates the arrival of a momentous new decade, Inspector Persis Wadia stands vigil in the basement of Malabar House, home to the city's most unwanted unit of police officers. Six months after joining the force she remains India's first female police detective, mistrusted, sidelined and now consigned to […]

Truth Be Told

By Kia Abdullah

The new hard-hitting courtroom drama from the author of Take It Back. Kamran Hadid is seventeen years old, and feels invincible. He attends Hampton school, an elite all-boys boarding school in London, he comes from a wealthy family, has a place at Oxford next year, and he’s outgoing and confident. […]

Red Pill

By Hari Kunzru

‘I knew there was something profoundly but subtly wrong, some urgent question I had to answer, that concerned me in isolation and couldn’t be solved by waking Rei or going on the internet or padding barefoot into the bathroom and swallowing a sleeping pill. It concerned the foundation for things, […]

Stone Cold Trouble (Zaq & Jags)

By Amer Anwar

Set in the heart of West London's Asian community, this is the latest instalment in the unmissable ZAQ & JAGS series. Trying – and failing – to keep his head down and to stay out of trouble, ex-con Zaq Khan agrees to help his best friend, Jags, recover a family […]

This Green and Pleasant Land

By Ayisha Malik

In the sleepy village of Babel's End, trouble is brewing. Bilal Hasham is having a mid-life crisis. His mother has just died, and he finds peace lying in a grave he's dug in the garden. His elderly Auntie Rukhsana has come to live with him, and forged an unlikely friendship […]

How to Live to 100

By Ariane Sherine

If you're reading this, you probably want to live to a hundred. And why wouldn't you want to live a super-long life, if you could remain in good health? You'd get to meet your great-grandkids, try out space travel and the teleporter, and gross out all your descendants by having noisy old-person […]

Today I’m Strong

By Nadiya Hussain

A brand-new picture book from the winner of The Great British Bake Off and national treasure, Nadiya Hussain, beautifully illustrated by Ella Bailey. I love to go to school. Well, most days I do.There are some days when what I really wantis to stay at home with you. A touching story […]

Should We Fall Behind

By Sharon Duggal

Sharon Duggal is an author and broadcaster. She grew up in and around immigrant and working-class communities in inner-city Birmingham. More information on Should We Fall Behind will be available soon.

Lose Weight, Feel Great: The Doctor’s Plan

By Dr Rangan Chatterjee

It's more important than ever before that we get in shape, stay healthy and live well - Dr Chatterjee is back to show you how. Weight loss isn't a race. It isn't one size fits all. Drawing on twenty years of experience as a GP, Dr Rangan Chatterjee has created […]

Brown Baby: A Memoir of Race, Family and Home

By Nikesh Shukla

From the editor of The Good Immigrant. We have to believe in hope in these dark uncertain times. Hope brings us together. How do you find hope and even joy in a world that is racist, sexist and facing climate crisis? How do you prepare your children for it, but also […]

Mark My Words

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Macmillan Children’s Books

Fifteen-year-old Dua Iqbal has always had trouble minding her own business. With a silver-tongue and an inquisitive nature, a career in journalism seems fated. When her school merges with another to form an Academy, Dua seizes her chance and sets up a rival newspaper, exposing the controversial stories that teachers […]

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