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.
Booklists at Housmans Housmans Specials
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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
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 email@example.com for more information.Thank you for your support.