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‘Cameron's Coup: How the Tories took Britain to the Brink’ with Polly Toynbee and David Walker
Wednesday 8th April, 7pm
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‘Anthropology, Ecology, and Anarchism’ with Brian Morris
Wednesday 15th April, 7pm
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‘The Vegan Book of Permaculture’ with Graham Burnett
Wednesday 22nd April, 7pm
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‘The Tolerance Trap – How God, Genes, and Good Intentions are Sabotaging Gay Equality’ with Suzanna Danuta Walters
Thursday 30th April, 7pm
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‘Why We Deserve Better Politics’ with Zoe Williams
Tuesday 5th May, 7pm
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Journal of Aesthetics & Protest issue launch: ‘Tectonic Disobedience’
Wednesday 6th May, 7pm
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‘UJAMAA – the hidden story ofTanzania’s socialist villages’ with Selma James
Wednesday 13th May, 7pm
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‘Liberty's Fire - bringing history alive for the next generation’ with Catherine Johnson and Lydia Syson
Wednesday 20th May, 7pm
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‘In the Name of the People: Angola’s Forgotten Massacre’ with Lara Pawson, John Game, Joana Ramiro, and Gika Tetembwa 
Wednesday 27th May, 7pm
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Monday to Saturday 10am to 6.30pm
Sunday 12 noon to 6pm

Housmans is closed on public holidays.


We're only two minutes' walk from all the Kings Cross and St Pancras rail and underground stations (see Contact/Find Us page for map and directions)



 

Housmans is London's premier radical bookshop

We are a not-for-profit bookshop, specialising in books, zines, and periodicals of radical interest and progressive politics. We stock the largest range of radical newsletters, newspapers and magazines of any shop in Britain.


Ordering books from Housmans online


Use the button on the right to go straight to our online bookshop - the ethical alternative to Amazon, with over 500,000 titles - or click on one of the buttons below, which relate directly to the stock we hold in the shop.


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Helps you browse some of our key areas of interest, showing a selection of the books we have in-store or which are available online.
Features a selection of hard-to-find titles that you can order online directly from us, but are not available from the online shop.

Housmans Top 5


1. ‘This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs The Climate' by Naomi Klein (Allen Lane, 2014) – £8.99

2. ‘We Should All Be Feminists' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (Fourth Estate, 2014) - £5.00

3. ‘The Establishment' by Owen Jones (Penguin, 2014) – £8.99

4. ‘Communist Manfiest' by Marx and Engles (Penguin Classic, 2015) – £0.80

5. ‘NHS for Sale: Myths, Lies and Deception' by Jacky Davis, John Lister, David Wrigley (Merlin Press, 2015) – £10.95


Latest Blog Post


Little Rebels Children’s Book Award Shortlist 2015

Speaking at the forthcoming London Radical Bookfair and Alternative Press Takeover event will be shortlisted authors from the ARB’s book prizes, the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing and the Little Rebels Children’s Book Award. The Little Rebels shortlist has just recently been announced – naturally, all books are available at Housmans:

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LONDON RADICAL BOOKFAIR 2015:

THE TANNER STREET TAKEOVER

9TH MAY 2015


The London Radical Bookfair 2015 is on! After taking over Bishopsgate Institute last year the LRB, along with our partners at Alternative Press, are taking over 3 floors of a beautifully renovated Victorian warehouse at 47/49 Tanner Street near Tower Bridge.
Too much going on to fit in here, so please visit
https://londonradicalbookfair.wordpress.com
for more info.

 


£1 Book Basement


Deep down in the Housmans basement we have a vast, diverse, and ever-changing selection of second-hand books at the truly bargain price of £1.

There are lots of great titles, primarily politics and fiction, but also a lot more besides. There's always new stock coming in, so do drop in regularly to get the best of the bunch.


Please donate your old books


Please support one of Britain’s last radical bookshops by donating your books to Housmans. Not only will you be keeping your books alive and in circulation, but also helping to support the shop.
Cash will be paid for uncommon and unusual titles, and we shall endeavour to collect from anywhere in the country.

Please contact Nik on 020 7837 4473 or at nik@housmans.com for more information.Thank you for your support.