Housmans Books Newsletter and Events January 2013

9 January 2013 Housmans

NEWS
1. January 50% Clearance Sale 
2. Events now on Google calendar

EVENTS
3. ‘Unholyland’ with Aidan Andrew Dun
4. ‘Women’s Writing & Muslim Societies’ with Sharif Gemi
5. ‘Sex, Race and Class’ with Selma James
6. ‘Work, Machines, and the Crisis of Capitalism’ with George Caffentizis 
7. ‘Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens’ with Richard Seymour
8. Colin Ward’s ‘Talking Green’ & The Cover Designs of Anarchy 1961-1970 – with Ken Worpole, Daniel Poyner and Richard Hollis
9. ‘African Struggles Today’ with Peter Dwyer and Leo Zeilig
10. Chronos Publications presents ‘The Substance of Capital’
11. ‘From Gay Authors’ Workshop to Paradise Press’

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NEWS 

1. January 50% Clearance Sale
We’ve had January sales in recent years, but this year we’re having an extra big clear out of stock, with lots of top titles being discounted by 50%, so do come along and you’ll be sure to pick up a bargain.

2. Events now on Google calendar
A reminder for those of you with smart phones, you can now subscribe to Housmans events through Google calendar and receive automatic updates as events get added. You’ll find the Add to Google Calendar button on our events page:http://www.housmans.com/events.php 
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EVENTS
3. ‘Unholyland’ with Aidan Andrew Dun 

Wednesday 23rd January, 7pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase

Aidan Dun introduces his ground-breaking and insightful new long poem, in which an Israeli DJ meets and falls in love with a Palestinian rapper. The event will also consider the latest political developments in the area, as well as the role music is playing in the unfolding political situation.
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4. ‘Women’s Writing & Muslim Societies’ with Sharif Gemi

Saturday, 26th January, 6.30pm 
£3, redeemable against any purchase

Sharif Gemi explores the complex politics of women writing in, and about, Muslim societies.  click here for more info

5. ‘Sex, Race and Class’ with Selma James
Wednesday, 30th January, 7pm 

Selma James discusses her life’s work critiquing the fraught relationship between gender, race and class.

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6. ‘Work, Machines, and the Crisis of Capitalism’ with George Caffentizis  
Saturday 2nd February, 6.30pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase 

Unfortunately this event his been cancelled, but it may still go ahead in the summer. A

7. ‘Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens’ with Richard Seymour
Wednesday 6th February, 7pm

Respected blogger Richard Seymour presents his critical study of the thinking of Christopher Hitchens.

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8. Colin Ward’s ‘Talking Green’ & The Cover Designs of Anarchy 1961-1970 – with Ken Worpole, Daniel Poyner and Richard Hollis

Saturday 9th February, 6.30pm 
£3, redeemable against any purchase
Our guests discuss Colin Ward’s environmental essays, and also the design and typography of anarchist paper ‘Anarchy’, in the period that Ward was its editor. Refreshment provided. Please RSVP to nik@housmans.com 

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9. ‘African Struggles Today’ with Peter Dwyer and Leo Zeilig

Wednesday 13th February, 7pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase

Peter Dwyer and Leo Zeilig examine the forces of social change challenging the inequalities of globalisation and the NGOs reinforcing the status quo.
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10. Chronos Publications presents ‘The Substance of Capital’ 
Wednesday 20th February, 7pm

A presentation of radical Marxian theoretician Robert Kurz’s ‘The Substance of Capital’, which interrogates the key Marxian categories such as ‘value’, ‘surplus value’ ‘abstract labour’, ‘capital‘ and ‘profit’ with fundamentally new insights, calibrated by the changing dynamics of a world economic system now in freefall.

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11. ‘
From Gay Authors’ Workshop to Paradise Press’

Wednesday 27th February, 7pm – FREE ENTRY

As part of LGBT History Month Housmans welcome guests from Gay Authors’ Workshop to introduce the project and launch new work.

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BOOK REVIEWS

Housmans has regularly posted book reviews on our blog. Please visit http://www.housmans.com/blog/?cat=8 
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Posted 9th January 2013 by InI in category Books, London

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