By Shelf Life Books and Zines


Banana Yoshimoto

£9.99 £9.49

A beautiful book with two short stories with themes of grief, friendship and love in all forms.

What We Talk About When We Talk About Love

Raymond Carver

£9.99 £9.49

Impactful short stories with plenty of twists, always leaving you with something to think about.

Ghost World

Daniel Clowes

£12.99 £12.34

A stone-cold classic, Clowes is a master of the game.

Hope In The Dark: Untold Histories, Wild Possibilities

Rebecca Solnit

£9.99 £9.49

This book should be on the NHS, Rebecca Solnit is a tonic.

No One Belongs Here More Than You

Miranda July

£9.99 £9.49

Short stories that twang you in the heartstrings and make you sit with your wildest insecurities.


Akwaeke Emezi

£9.99 £9.49

Start here and then read everything by Akwaeke Emezi.

Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Susan Cain

£10.99 £10.44

A game-changer for thinking about mental health and introversion/extroversion.

The Care Manifesto: The Politics of Interdependence

The Care Collective

£8.99 £8.54

A clear and achievable manifesto for how we can all look after ourselves and each other a whole lot better.

Bullshit Jobs: The Rise of Pointless Work, and What We Can Do About It

David Graeber

£10.99 £10.44

Watch out: this one might just be a catalyst for quitting your job to start a bookshop!

Gender Explorers: Our Stories of Growing Up Trans and Changing the World

Juno Roche


A heartwarming insight into the real-life experiences young trans people in the UK collected through joyful and sensitive interviews with the brilliant Juno Roche.

Freedom Is A Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement

Angela Davis

£12.99 £12.34

A Must-read collection of essays for anyone looking to learn more about black politics, intersectionality and liberation struggles around the world.

Her Body And Other Parties

Carmen Maria Machado

£8.99 £8.54

Hard-hitting short stories that will stay with you for a long time.

Border Nation: A Story of Migration

Leah Cowan

£9.99 £9.49


Sara Jaffe

£9.99 £9.49

Trauma is Really Strange

Steve Haines and Sophie Standing


The Thud

Mikael Ross

£16.99 £16.14

Gender: A Graphic Guide

Meg-John Barker and Jules Scheele

£14.99 £14.24

Kindred: The ground-breaking masterpiece

Octavia E. Butler

£9.99 £9.49

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