The Bread and Roses Submission List 2020

18 Apr

We are very happy to announce here the books submitted for the 2020 award. To qualify, all titles must fit the award’s political requirements, and have been published in 2019 by an author who is primarily resident in the UK.

Due to uncertainties created by the Covid-19 pandemic the dates of the shortlist and award ceremony are currently being rescheduled.

Our thanks to all publishers and authors who have submitted titles.
The Submission List is presented here in alphabetical order, by book title.

Title Author Publisher
A Left for Itself: Left-wing Hobbyists and Performative Radicalism David Swift Zero
A Seat at the Table: Interviews with Women on the Frontline Amy Raphael Virago
A Virtue of Disobedience Asim Qureshi Unbound
Afropean: Notes from Black Europe Johny Pitts Allen Lane
All Together Now?: One Man’s Walk in Search of His Father and a Lost England Mike Carter Guardian / Faber
Between the Stops: The View of My Life from the Top of the Number 12 Bus Sandi Toksvig Virago
Billionaires Darryl Cunningham Myriad
BOSH! How to Live Vegan Henry Firth and Ian Theasby HQ
Brave New Words Susheila Nasta (Editor) Myriad
Clear Bright Future: A Radical Defence of the Human Being Paul Mason Allen Lane
Cold Warriors: Writers Who Waged the Literary Cold War Duncan White Little Brown
Common People: An Anthology of Working-Class Writers Kit De Waal (Editor) Unbound
Crippled: Austerity and the Demonization of Disabled People Frances Ryan Verso
Disarming Doomsday: The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima Becky Alexis-Martin Pluto Press
Don’t Touch my Hair Emma Dabiri Allen Lane
Equal: How We Fix the Gender Pay Gap Carrie Gracie Virago
Eric Hobsbawm: A Life in History Richard J Evans Little Brown
Freedom: The Overthrow of the Slave Empires James Walvin Robinson
From What Is to What If: Unleashing the Power of Imagination to Create the Future We Want Rob Hopkins Chelsea Green
Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto Aaron Bastani Verso
Give Birth Like a Feminist Milli Hill HQ
The Government of No One: The Theory and Practice of Anarchism Ruth Kinna Pelican
Hostile Environment: How Immigrants Became Scapegoats Maya Goodfellow Verso
How to be Autistic Charlotte Amelia Poe Myriad
Insurgent Empire: Anticolonial Resistance and British Dissent Priyamvada Gopal Verso
It’s About Bloody Time. Period. Emma Barnett HQ
Legacy of Empire: Britain, Zionism and the Creation of Israel Gardner Thompson Saqi
Malevolent Republic: A Short History of the New India K.S. Komireddi Hurst
Mindf*ck: Inside Cambridge Analytica’s Plot to Break the World Christopher Wylie Profile
Nicosia Beyond Barriers: Voices from a Divided City Alev Adil et al (Editors) Saqi
One Man’s Terrorist: A Political History of the IRA Daniel Finn Verso
Our City: Migrants and the Making of Modern Birmingham Jon Bloomfield Unbound
Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth Guy Standing Pelican
The Prison Doctor Amanda Brown HQ
Protest and Power: The Battle for the Labour Party David Kogan Bloomsbury
Rife: Twenty-One Stories from Britain’s Youth Nikesh Shukla and Sammy Jones (Editors) Unbound
Roaring Girls: The Forgotten Feminists of British History Holly Kyte HQ
Sensible Footwear: A Girl’s Guide – A graphic guide to lesbian and queer history 1950-2020 Kate Charlesworth Myriad
Sex, Power, Money Sara Pascoe Faber
Smashing It: Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen Sabrina Mahfouz (Editor) Westbourne Press
Stage Invasion: Poetry and the Spoken Word Renaissance Peter Bearder Out-Spoken
Surrender Joanna Pocock Fitzcarraldo
This Book Will Change Your Mind About Mental Health Nathan Filer Faber
This Is Not Propaganda: Adventures in the War Against Reality Peter Pomerantsev Faber
Tunnel Vision Kevin Beathnach Faber
We Fight Fascists: The 43 Group and Their Forgotten Battle for Post War Britain Daniel Sonabend Verso
What We’re Told Not to Talk About (But We’re Going to Anyway): Women’s Voices from East London to Ethiopia Nimko Ali Penguin Viking
Where Are the Women?: A Guide To An Imagined Scotland Sara Sheridan Historic Environment Scotland
The Windrush BetrayalThe Windrush Betrayal: Exposing the Hostile Environment Amelia Gentleman Guardian / Faber
Women vs. Capitalism: Why We Can’t Have It All in a Free Market Economy Vicky Pryce Hurst




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