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Striking a light - Field Grey - Delusions of Gender - How Did That Get in My Lunchbox?

Striking a Light
Louise Raw,Continuum, £16.99

Newly republished and with a foreword by Sheila Rowbotham, Striking a Light is a groundbreaking study of the 1888 matchwomen's strike in London's East End which sparked a new era in working class resistance.

Field Grey
Philip Kerr, Quercus, £7.99

It is 1954 and private detective Bernie Gunther is captured by the US and taken to Guantanamo Bay where he relates his past from the interrogation chair.

This is the seventh Gunther novel from Philip Kerr.

Delusions of Gender
Cordelia Fine, Icon £8.99

Fine takes on the myths of gender in this detailed yet sharp attack on sexism dressed as popular science.

How Did That Get in My Lunchbox
Christine Butterworth, Walker, £8.99

Where does the food we eat come from? This picture book tells children where our bread, cheese and tomatoes come from and the production processes which take place.