For WoWFEST: Class of ’23 we’re offering an exclusive book bundle deal! Featuring four books all around class, industry, unity and solidarity: 10 Years on the Parish, Littlewoods Pools Girls, Union Writes and A Radical Practice in Liverpool!
Ten Years on The Parish: The Autobiography and Letters of George Garrett – £12
George Garrett’s autobiographical work is published for the first time in full since it was written in the late 1930’s and shines a light on the hardships and poverty endured by many in the years between the wars.
Littlewoods Pools Girls by Joan Boyce – £7.99
Until the 1990’s Littlewoods Pools was one of the most famous brands in Britain. Millions played the Pools every week, filling in their coupon and returning it to Littlewoods. On Saturday afternoon, half the country would tune in on the radio to check if they were the winner. Processing the millions of coupons needed a small army – women who worked behind the scenes but without whom there would be no pools. Here Joan Boyce shares the previous untold stories of the female workforce behind Littlewoods Pools.
Union Writes – £2.99
WoW teamed up with Unite the Union to bring you this anthology showcasing eleven talented new Liverpool based writers. Union Writes is a captivating collection of diverse stories, poems, reviews and observations. Each piece in this anthology, from the humorous to the poignant, highlights the quality of writing produced by the participants and diversity of skills on the course.
A Radical Practice in Liverpool: The Rise, Fall, and Rise of Princes Park Health Centre – £9.99
Princes Park Health Centre in Liverpool 8 was founded by Dr Cyril Taylor, a visionary GP and Labour councillor. Cyril’s approach to the role of GP was strongly influenced by his Communist beliefs, and his strong sense of social justice. The Health Centre pioneered numerous innovations in holistic primary care, women’s health and health promotion. A Radical Practice draws on the vivid memories of patients, the community and health workers. It is set in the political context of the time and reflects the turbulent history of the NHS.
Get your Solidarity Bundle today! Offer ends 31st May.