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 10
10. Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future - Paul Mason
9. Syriza: Inside the Labyrinth - Kevin Ovenden
8. The Establishment: And how they get away with it - Owen Jones
7. A Very British Coup - Chris Mullin
6.Here We Stand : Women Changing the World - (eds) Helena Earnshaw and Angharad Penrhyn Jones
5. Rebel Footprints: A Guide to Uncovering London's Radical History - David Rosenberg
4. The Global Minotaur: America, Europe and the Future of the Global Economy - Yanis Varoufakis
3. Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work - Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams
2. This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate - Naomi Klein
Shared first place!
1. We Should All Be Feminists – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
Communist Manifesto - Marx & Engels
Housmans Peace Diary
Latest Blog Post
Peace News WW1 Peoples History Poster Exhibition
If you’re in London next week, don’t miss the opportunity to visit this exhibition of Emily Johns’ posters for Peace News, celebrating the people and movements that opposed the First World War: When: Monday 9 November – Friday 13 November, 11am – 4pm Where: Torriano Meeting House, 99 Torriano Avenue, NW5 2RX (tube: Kentish Town) […]
£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 firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.Thank you for your support.