HOUSMANS BOOKS NEWSLETTER FEBRUARY 2013

28 January 2013Housmans

NEWS

1. Clearance Sale continues – £1 Peace books added!  

EVENTS

2. ‘Sex, Race and Class’ with Selma James
3.
 ‘Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens’ with Richard Seymour
4. Colin Ward’s ‘Talking Green’ & The Cover Designs of Anarchy 1961-1970 – with Ken Worpole, Daniel Poyner and Richard Hollis
5. 
African Struggles Today’ with Peter Dwyer and Leo Zeilig
6. ‘
From Gay Authors’ Workshop to Paradise Press’
7. 
Walking and Art’ with Hannah Hull
8. ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about Anarchism, but were afraid to ask’ with Iain McKay
9. ‘Is green growth possible and do we really need it?’ a debate with Pete Dickenson and Derek Wall

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NEWS 

1. Clearance Sale continues – £1 Peace books added!  
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. Also from the 1st February there will be a clearance of quality books on Peace and Nonviolence, including many hard to get titles, all at £1. 
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EVENTS

2. ‘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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3. ‘Unhitched: The Trial of Christopher Hitchens’ with Richard Seymour
Wednesday 6th February, 7pm
Author and respected blogger Richard Seymour presents his critical study of the thinking of Christopher Hitchens.

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4. 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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5. 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 NGO’s reinforcing the status quo.
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6. ‘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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7. ‘Walking and Art’ with Hannah Hull

Wednesday 13th March, 7pm

A presentation of the historical and contemporary examples of art walks and artists walking; as an act of subversion, play, protest, or contemplation.

8. ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about Anarchism, but were afraid to ask’ with Iain McKay

Wednesday 20th March, 7pm
Author of ‘An Anarchist FAQ’, McKay presents a whirlwind tour of the history of Anarchism, and invites questions and discussion from the floor.

9. ‘Is green growth possible and do we really need it?’ 
a debate with Pete Dickenson and Derek Wall

Wednesday 27th March, 7pm

A debate as to whether an eco-socialist program would have to curtail growth or could it provide an environmental sustainable version of growth?

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 28th January 2013 by InI in category Books, Events

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