Welcome To Five Leaves Publications

Five Leaves is a small publisher based in Nottingham, publishing 10-15 books a year. Our roots are radical and literary. These days our main areas of interest are social history, politics, poetry, Nottingham, London and cityscape.

You can browse our latest books below, choose a category to browse from the left-hand menu, or search for a specific book using the search box above.

All books can be bought through our secure site (with a PayPal account or a credit/debit card). Our books are also available from bookshops, and of course, all are available at our own bookshop in Nottingham. If in London, you will find most of our books in stock at Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, five minutes from Kings Cross.

You can also order from us by phone on 0115 837 3097.

Our latest titles:

St Ann’s, The End of an Era

by Peter Richardson

In the late 1960s an area of Nottingham known as St Ann’s was set for demolition. This involved the wholesale clearance of houses, shops, pu …

Available (Published: February 2021)
ISBN: 9781910170793

£30.00

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St Ann’s, The End of an Era

by Peter Richardson

In the late 1960s an area of Nottingham known as St Ann’s was set for demolition. This involved the wholesale clearance of houses, shops, pu …

Available (Published: December 2020)
ISBN: 9781910170786

£20.00

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We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Yiddish/English edition)

by Helen Oxenbury, Michael Rosen

We’re delighted to present this bilingual Yiddish/English edition of Michael Rosen’s classic picture book. For brave hunters and bear-lovers …

Available (Published: December 2020)
ISBN: 9781910170823

£14.99

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The Shallow Grave

by Walter Gregory

After more than half a century, the Spanish Civil War continues to provoke debate and interest. Uniquely, thousands of volunteers travelled …

Available (Published: November 2020)
ISBN: 9781910170717

£10.00

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Time and Tide

edited by Catherine Clay

Time and Tide was a feminist weekly review of politics and the arts, founded in May 1920 by Welsh businesswoman and suffragette Margaret Hai …

Available (Published: November 2020)
ISBN: 9781910170779

£5.00

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Viking Leicestershire

by Roderick Dale

Viking Leicestershire describes the county as it was throughout the Viking Age, through the various stages of Scandinavian settlement. It us …

Available (Published: November 2020)
ISBN: 9781910170816

£8.99

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Forthcoming titles

What Does a Jew Look Like?

by Keith Kahn-Harris

What does a Jew look like? Well, it’s complicated… Too often, the answer seems to be: ‘Jews wear black hats, black coats and have beards.’ O …

Forthcoming (Due: March 2022)
ISBN: 9781910170878

£20.00

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What Does a Jew Look Like?

by Keith Kahn-Harris, Robert Stothard

What does a Jew look like? Well, it’s complicated… Too often, the answer seems to be: ‘Jews wear black hats, black coats and have beards.’ O …

Forthcoming (Due: March 2022)
ISBN: 9781910170847

£12.99

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St Ann’s: The Final Chapter

by Peter Richardson

In the late 1960s St Ann’s, an area of Nottingham, was set for demolition. This involved the wholesale clearance of houses, shops, pubs, chu …

Forthcoming (Due: November 2021)
ISBN: 9781910170854

£20.00

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St Ann’s: The Final Chapter

by Peter Richardson

In the late 1960s St Ann’s, an area of Nottingham, was set for demolition. This involved the wholesale clearance of houses, shops, pubs, chu …

Forthcoming (Due: November 2021)
ISBN: 9781910170861

£30.00

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Curious Crouch End

by Andrew Whitehead

Seeded sourdough and oatmilk flat white – that’s how Crouch End is often seen. But there’s so much more to the history of this proudly indep …

Forthcoming (Due: November 2021)
ISBN: 9781910170830

£9.95

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Isaac and I: A Life in Poetry

by Chris Searle

Isaac and I is the autobiography of Chris Searle, who braces his own story with the life of his greatest influence, East London poet Isaac R …

Forthcoming (Due: May 2021)
ISBN: 9781910170809

£11.99

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A Princess Comes to Our Town

by Rose Fyleman

Princess Finestra doesn’t want to marry the boring prince her mother and father, the Fairy King and Queen, have chosen for her. She wants to …

Forthcoming (Due: January 2022)
ISBN: 9781910170519

£9.99

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