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‘One Year Anniversary of Elephant’ with Siana Bangura and Special Guests
Thursday 18th May, 7pm

‘From Inside’ with Anthony Howell
Wednesday 31st May, 7pm

'Threads: From the Refugee Crisis’ with Kate Evans
Wednesday 7th June, 7pm

VETERANS FOR PEACE PRESENT: ‘Engagement, Disengagement and Resistance in WW1’  with Julian 'Guff' Putkowski
Monday 12th June, 7pm

‘After the Election – What now?’  a participatory discussion with Duncan Thomas of RS21, Kate Hudson of Left Unity and guest from Alliance for Green Socialism
Wednesday 14th June, 7pm

‘Bob Crow: Socialist, leader, fighter; a political biography’ with Gregor Gall
Wednesday 28th June, 7pm

LOCOMOTRIX POETRY EVENT: ‘Licentia’ live performance by A. A. Walker & music by Ozlem Simsek, with special guest Susana Medina
Thursday 29th June, 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)

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The Housmans Infinite Jest

Reading Group


Infinite Jest Reading Group on Facebook

Starting Thursday 30th June 2016, Housmans is hosting a reading group for the David Foster Wallace cult novel, Infinite Jest. Each month we read a section of the novel and meet up to discuss it, and we'll keep going until we're finished.

Anyone is welcome, whether they've read the book before or are tackling it for the first time. All that's required is that you try and keep up with the reading (including the endnotes..). You are welcome to join (or leave!) the group at any time.

We meet on the last Thursday of every month, at 7:30pm, in Housmans Bookshop. You are welcome to brink soft drinks, snacks, coffee, beer, or whatever you need to get you in a David Foster Wallace frame of mind.

If you'd like to buy a copy of the book, you can get a 20% discount from Housmans - just mention the book club.

If you have any questions, email catherine[at], or visit the Facebook group for more information:

If you plan on coming along, it would be helpful if you could mark yourself as 'Going' on the relevant Facebook event, or drop an email to catherine[at], to let us know how many people to expect.




Thursday 26th January 2017, 7:30pm

This month we are reading up to PAGE 620.

Facebook event: