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Mudlarking
Book Review

Mudlarking

I’ve always been fascinated by finding things on the shoreline whether they be old things discarded by humans, natural objects shaped by the sea, or evidence of past life in the form of fossils. When the opportunity came along to get a copy of Mudlarking I jumped at it. I’ve heard the name a lot …

The Adversary
Book Review

The Adversary

The Adversary is an interpretation of the name Satan, and this is where the writer gets the title of the book from, as the acts and behaviour of Jean-Claude Romand could be interpreted as evil. This is a hard read, but compelling, in the way that watching a car crash is compelling. How Jean-Claude Romand …

Rewild Yourself
Book Review

Rewild Yourself

It was the cover of this book that drew me to it as all I wanted to do was spend some time at the side of the water. Split into 23 accessible chapters, each focusing on a different change you can make to feel more within the wild that is always around us but that …

Made in Saturn
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Books for January 2020

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction Bunny (9781788545440) by Mona Awad Darkly humorous gothic horrors are always welcome. Deviation (9781782273905) by Luce D’Eramo Flirtation …

Radicalized
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Books for December 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Naseby Horses (9781999630560) by Dominic Brownlow This sounds as though it’s going to be hauntingly beautiful And …

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Books for November 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction Ness (9780241396568) by Rob McFarlane and Stanley Donwood A modern Green Man tale, and Max Porter rates it. …

Martin Hickman
Publisher Profile

Canbury Press

Canbury Press is based in Kingston upon Thames and can be contacted through: Website: www.canburypress.com Twitter: @CanburyPress Instagram: canburypress Facebook: @canburypress Telephone: 44 (0) 1892 837171 Canbury Press is a book publisher specialising in contemporary non-fiction. It was founded in 2013 by a former Independent newspaper journalist, Martin Hickman (above). Our aim is to depict …

There's Room for Everyone
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Books for October 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction Starve Acre (9781529387261) by Andrew Michael Hurley Sounds like a great haunting tale set in the Yorkshire moors. …

Urban Arboreal
Book Review

Urban Arboreal

I absolutely love books about nature, especially about trees, and when the opportunity arose that I could get a review copy of this book I jumped at it. Last year I had read ‘Around the World in 80 Trees’ and this is a similar concept, though only looking at trees that share our urban environment. …

The Deathless Girls
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Books for September 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Testaments (9781784742324) by Margaret Atwood A long-awaited return to Gilead. After the Flood (9780008319557) by Kassandra Montag …

A Pocketful of Stars
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Books for August 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Nickel Boys (9780708899410) by Colson Whitehead Sounds as though this will be another hard read but hopefully …

The Last Spell Breather
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Books for July 2019

A monthly feature where I do a round up of the books I’m most excited to read (or have already read and think you should be excited for). Fiction, non-fiction, and children’s books are all included. Fiction The Wind that Lays Waste (9781916465633) by Selva Almada Literary fiction set in the north of Argentina. Bunny …

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