Best of Birmingham and the Black Country

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By The Bookshop on the Green

Mercia'S Take

Daniel Wiles

£12.99 £12.08

Set in the mines of the Black Country, and written in the vernacular, this debut by Daniel Wiles of Walsall was featured in the Observer's pick of new fiction for 2022.

Pondweed

Lisa Blower

£12.99 £12.08

Featured in Birmingham Literature Festival's May 2021 podcast with Kit de Waal.

Notes on the Sonnets

Luke Kennard

£9.99 £9.29

From Bournville author Luke Kennard, this is a very clever, wry and original volume of prose-poetry, recast from Shakespeare's sonnets.

The Transition

Luke Kennard

£8.99 £8.36

Luke Kennard's award-winning novel.

Cold War Steve Presents... The Festival of Brexit

Cold War Steve

£12.95 £12.04

How to Be a Woman

Caitlin Moran

£9.99 £9.29

The Republic of Motherhood

Liz Berry

£5.00 £4.65

Black Country

Liz Berry

£10.00 £9.30

A Thousand Ships

Natalie Haynes

£8.99 £8.36

Natalie Haynes grew up in Bournville, and went to the school opposite our shop!

I Don't Want to Go to the Taj Mahal: Stories of a Birmingham Boy

Charlie Hill

£9.99 £9.29

Snappy vignettes about growing up in Birmingham in the '80s and '90s, featuring drugs, sex, masculinity and heartbreak.

Anita and Me

Meera Syal

£8.99 £8.36

When the Floods Came

Clare Morrall

£9.99 £9.29

Astonishing Splashes of Colour

Clare Morrall

£9.99 £9.29

Small World

David Lodge

£9.99 £9.29

Supporting Cast

Kit de Waal

£8.99 £8.36

What Was Lost

Catherine O'Flynn and E.A Markham

£8.99 £8.36

"I loved this book for its beautifully-drawn characters - characters so vivid I missed them after I finished reading. A charming and tender novel which makes you think. You'll enjoy recognising lots of Birmingham landmarks too." Review by Sala on the Bookshop Team.

Birmingham, Walsall, Solihull and Redditch

Ordnance Survey

£15.99 £14.87

The Trick to Time

Kit de Waal

£8.99 £8.36

Becoming Dinah

Kit de Waal

£7.99 £7.43

Mr Wilder and Me

Jonathan Coe

£16.98 £15.79

Birmingham Friends

Annie Murray

£8.99 £8.36

The Rotters' Club

Jonathan Coe

£8.99 £8.36

Windrush Child

Benjamin Zephaniah

£6.99 £6.50

Anisha, Accidental Detective

Serena Patel and Emma McCann

£5.99 £5.57

Serena was a huge hit at Bournville BookFest and her debut children's book won Sainsbury's children's book of 2020.

Anisha, Accidental Detective: School's Cancelled

Serena Patel and Emma McCann

£6.99 £6.50

Run, Rebel

Manjeet Mann

£7.99 £7.43

"I am restless, my feet need to fly." Amber is trapped - by her father's rules, by his expectations, by her own fears. Now she's ready to fight - for her mother, for her sister, for herself. Freedom always comes at a price.

When Life Gives You Mangoes

Kereen Getten

£7.99 £7.43

Stories From Around the World

Maisie Chan

£5.99 £5.57

Maisie's UK debut novel "Danny Chung Does Not Do Maths" is due to be published in June 2021.

The Boy with the Topknot: A Memoir of Love, Secrets and Lies

Sathnam Sanghera

£9.99 £9.29

Growing up in Wolverhampton as a Sikh in the 1970s wasn't easy, particularly when Sathnam started primary school without being able to speak English. But he graduated from Cambridge with a First. His very popular autobiographical novel was made into a BBC film.

Who am I, again?

Lenny Henry

£20.00 £18.60

Lori and Max

Catherine O'Flynn

£6.99 £6.50

Lori and Max and the Book Thieves

Catherine O'Flynn

£6.99 £6.50

Rainbow Milk: an Observer 2020 Top 10 Debut

Paul Mendez

£8.99 £8.36

Rhythm Chant

Sue Brown

£9.99 £9.29

Significant Other

Isabel Galleymore

£9.99 £9.29

Please Do Not Touch

Casey Bailey

£9.99 £9.29

Cold War Steve - Journal of The Plague Year

Cold War Steve

£16.98 £15.79

Bournville and Weoley Castle

Martin Hanson

£10.99 £10.22

The Bells of Bournville Green

Annie Murray

£7.99 £7.43

The Bournville Barge Mystery

A. S. Baker

£9.94

I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and was Shot by the Taliban

Malala Yousafzai and Christina Lamb

£8.99 £8.36

Killing Floor: (Jack Reacher 1)

Lee Child

£8.99 £8.36

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