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Gay Life and Culture - The Girl who Kicked the Hornets' Nest - Red Star over Russia - Tales for Little Rebels

Gay Life and Culture
Robert Aldrich, Thames and Hudson, £16.95

This wonderful illustrated history charts the changes and developments in images and representation of same-sex relationships across the world. A fascinating read.

The Girl who Kicked the Hornets' Nest
Stieg Larsson, Quercus, £7.99

The final part of the Millennium trilogy, this novel brings across the murky world of the Swedish state in amazing, gripping detail.

Red Star Over Russia
David King, Tate, £19.99

The curator and historian David King has amassed an enormous amount of material over decades. He has done much to reveal the explosion of art and design that came from the Russian Revolution.

Tales for Little Rebels
Foreword by Jack Zipes, NYU Press, £16.99

This is a collection of radical children's stories, comic strips and poems. Read about the ostriches who took their heads out of the sand to fight fascism in 1940 or the happy childhood of genderless baby X.