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‘How to Resist: Turn Protest to Power’ 
with Matthew Bolton

Wednesday 27th September,7pm
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‘How to Resist: Turn Protest to Power’  with Matthew Bolton in conversation with Wail Qasim
Wednesday 27th September, 7pm
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HOUSMANS PEACE DIARY LAUNCH: ‘The Women's Peace Crusade 1917-1918’ with Alison Ronan 
Wednesday 4th October,7pm
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‘We're Queer And We Should Be Here: The perils and pleasures of being a gay football fan’ with Darryl Telles
Friday 6th October, 7pm
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‘The Last London’ with Iain Sinclair
Wednesday 11th October, 7pm
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‘Out of his struggles - the poems of Kosuke Shirasu’ with Bruce Barnes, and reader Akiko Shindo
Friday 13th October, 7pm
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Peace News present: ‘1917: The Nonviolent Russian Revolution’ with Milan Rai 
Wednesday 25th October, 7pm
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Peace education poetry event with the poet Anthony Owen  
Thursday 2nd November, 7pm
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Left Book Club Present: ‘Student Revolt:  Voices of the Austerity Generation’ with Matt Myers
Wednesday 8th November, 7pm
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‘The History Thieves: Secrets, Lies and the Shaping of a Modern Nation’ with Ian Cobain in conversation with Wail Qasim 
Wednesday 15th November, 7pm
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Gender Politics

From anarcha-feminism to queer theory, we stock a wide and growing range of books on feminism and the politics of gender and sexuality. Here are a few of our current titles.

Please remember that if you can't visit Housmans in person, we are happy to take orders by phone, post or email.



Riot Grrl Collection

The Riot Grrrl Collection

Edited by Lisa Darms

(Feminist Press, 2013)

£24.99

50 Shades of Feminism

Fifty Shades of Feminism

Edited by Lisa Appignanesi, Susie Orbach and Rachel Holmes

(Virago, 2013)

£14.99

 

Reclaiming the F Word

Reclaiming the F Word

Kristin Aune and Catherine Redfern

(Zed Books, 2013)

£8.99

 

 

 
The Hidden Face of Eve Women in the Arab World Nawal El Saadawi Housmans Bookshop

The Hidden Face of Eve

Women in the Arab World

Nawal El Saadawi

(Zed Books, 2007)

£12.99

Are the Kids All Right?

Are the Kids All Right?

Representations of LGBTQ Characters in Children's and
Young Adult Literature

B.J. Epstein

(HammerOn Press, 2013)

£12

Fortunes of Feminism

Fortunes of Feminism:

From State-Managed Capitalism to Neoliberal Crisis

Nancy Fraser

(Verso, 2013)

£14.99

Words Will Break Cement

Words Will Break Cement

The Passion of Pussy Riot

Masha Gessen

(Granta, 2014)

£9.99

Playing the Whore

Playing the Whore: The Work of Sex Work

Melissa Gira Grant

(Verso, 2014)

£8.99

The Female Eunuch Germaine Greer Housmans Bookshop

The Female Eunuch

Germaine Greer

(Harper Perennial Classics, 2006)

£8.99

Sweetening the Pill

Sweetening the Pill

Or How We Got Hooked on Hormonal Birth Control

Holly Grigg-Spall

(Zero Books, 2013)

£12.99

Cunt

Cunt: A Declaration of Independence

Inga Muscio

(Seal Press, 2002)

£8.99

 

Invisible

Invisible: Britain's Migrant Sex Workers

Hsiao-Hung Pai

(Westbourne Press, 2013)

£10.99

One Dimensional Woman

One Dimensional Woman

Nina Power

(Zero Books, 2009)

£7.99

Sheila Rowbotham

Women, Resistance and Revolution:

A History of Women and Revolution
in the Modern World

Sheila Rowbotham

(Verso, 2013)

£5.99

Beyond the Fragments

Beyond the Fragments

Feminism and the Making of Socialism

Sheila Rowbotham, Lynne Segal and Hilary Wainwright

(Merlin Press, 2013)

£14.95

Scum Manifesto Valerie Solanas Housmans Bookshop

Scum Manifesto

Valerie Solanas

(Phoenix Press, 1991)

£1.50

 
 

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