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Three Impostors present: ‘Things Near and Far’ by Arthur Machen
Wednesday October 14th, 7pm

‘Injustice: Why social inequality still persists’ with Danny Dorling
Thursday 22nd October, 7pm

Pre-Anarchist Bookfair Special: Datacide present ‘Soundsytem Culture and Resistance’
Friday 23rd October, 7pm

An evening with Nawal El Saadawi
Tuesday 27th October, 7pm

‘Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work’ with Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams
Wednesday 28th October, 7pm

Veterans for Peace Remembrance Day Event
Monday 2nd November, 7pm

Left Book Club present ‘Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth’ with Kevin Ovenden
Wednesday 4th November, 7pm

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Housmans are proud to offer a 10% discount on purchases made in-store on production of a student or trade union card.

Opening Hours

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)

Booklists at HousmansBOOKLISTS at HOUSMANS

To give you a flavour of the sorts of things we stock, Housmans Booklists showcase a small selection of our latest titles, our shop best-sellers, and a few books that we recommend.

The categories below reflect the subjects that Housmans specialises in, but the lists represent only a fraction of what we have on the shelves, so do please come and visit us in person!

Scroll down for information on mail order.



Black Struggle & Anti-Racism

Cult Fiction


Environment, Food and Sustainability

Gender Politics

Graphic Novels


Local History

London Writing


Noam Chomsky

Neither God nor Master

Peace and Nonviolence

Political Fiction

Situationist Writing



DVD - Movies

If you want to buy any of the books listed (or any other book in print), and you can't visit the shop in person, you are welcome to use our mail order service.

Provided we have your book in stock, we will try to despatch within two working days. If you need a book quickly, please give us a call to check that we have it.

Ordering from us directly is a great way to support the shop.

Ways to order:

By phone: The best method. Give us a call on 020 7837 4473, and we can confirm that we have your book in stock, or order it for you. You can pay over the phone by credit or debit card, and we will try to despatch the same day.

By email: Write to us with your order at We will contact you to confirm we have your book in stock. You can then pay by card over the phone, send us a cheque, or we can invoice you on PayPal.

By post: Write to us at 5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DX. We can accept payment by cheque, but any cash is sent at your own risk. It is helpful it you include a phone number so that we can contact you if there are any problems with your order. Please add a minimum of £2.50 for post and packaging. If you are outside of the UK, please contact us to confirm postage costs.

For more mail order titles, see our Housmans Specials.