HOUSMANS RADICAL BOOKS NEWSLETTER MARCH 2013

1 March 2013Housmans

NEWS

1. Housmans publishes free e-book ‘You Can’t Evict an Idea: What Can We Learn From Occupy?’ by Tim Gee
2. New book published by Peace News: ‘The March that Shook Blair’
013 – Saturday May 11th 

EVENTS

4. ‘Walking and Art’ with Hannah Hull
5. ‘Everything you ever wanted to know about Anarchism, but were afraid to ask’ with Iain McKay
6. ‘Is green growth possible and do we really need it?’  a debate with Pete Dickenson and Derek Wall 
7. Iain Sinclair on Arthur Machen
8. ‘London Fictions’ with Andrew Whitehead, Sarah Wise and Jon Day
9. ‘Arthur Machen and the Art of Wandering’ with Merlin Coverley

NEWS 

1. Housmans publishes free e-book ‘You Can’t Evict an Idea: What Can We Learn From Occupy?’ by Tim Gee

On 28 February 2013, the anniversary of the eviction of the Occupy Camp at the London Stock Exchange, Housmans published Tim Gee‘s ‘You Can’t Evict an Idea’, available as a free PDF e-book and as a physical booklet. Based on conversations with activists across the UK and US, ‘You Can’t Evict an Idea’ is a first-hand account of the Occupy movement, an assessment of the impacts, and an argument about what can be learnt. For more information and to download your free copy please visit: http://www.housmans.com/occupy.php

2. New book published by Peace News: ‘The March that Shook Blair’

 

Our sister organisation Peace News has just published a new book looking at the impact and lessons that can be drawn from Britain’s biggest public demonstration, the anti-Iraq war demo of 15th February 2003. The book sets out try and find the reality of the impact of the march and its consequences. For more information please visit Housmans blog here: http://www.housmans.com/blog/?p=1764 

To order a copy please call the shop on 020 7837 4473. The book is priced at £10, and can be sent mail order for an additional £2.

 

013 – Saturday May 11th

 

The Alliance of Radical Booksellers is proud to announce a new radical bookfair for London. The idea behind the fair is to create an event which showcases the depth and breadth of radical publishing and bookselling in the UK. There’ll be lots more information on speakers and the like coming soon, but for now please put the date in your dairy. For more information please visit: http://londonradicalbookfair.wordpress.com/

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EVENTS

 

4. ‘Walking and Art’ with Hannah Hull

Wednesday 13th March, 7pm

Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase

 

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

click here for more info

 

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

Wednesday 20th March, 7pm

Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase

 

Author of ‘An Anarchist FAQ’, McKay presents a whirlwind tour of the history of Anarchism, and invites questions and discussion from the floor.

click here for http://www.housmans.com/events.phpmore info

 

6. ‘Is green growth possible and do we really need it?’ 

a debate with Pete Dickenson and Derek Wall

Wednesday 27th March, 7pm

Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase

 

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

click here for morehttp://www.housmans.com/events.php info

 

7. Iain Sinclair on Arthur Machen

Wednesday 10th April, 7pm

Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase

RSVP essential – please email nik@housmans.com

 

To celebrate the 150th anniversary of the birth of writer and mystic Arthur Machen, Housmans are proud to welcome Iain Sinclair to discuss this enigmatic literary figure. 

click here for mhttp://www.housmans.com/events.phpore info

 

8. ‘London Fictions’ with Andrew Whitehead, Sarah Wise and Jon Day

Wednesday 17th April, 7pm

Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase

 

London Fictions’ is a new collection of essays about the representation of London in fiction, with each contributor concentrating on a particular work. ‘London Fictions’ joint editor Andrew Whitehead will talk about the origins of the book, and also about Gissing’s ‘The Nether World’, contributor Sarah Wise will talk about Morrison’s ‘Child of the Jago’ and Jon Day will talk about John Lanchester’s ‘Capital’, followed by a general discussion about London Literature.

click here for more info

 

9. ‘Arthur Machen and the Art of Wandering’ with Merlin Coverley

Wednesday 24th April, 7pm

Entry £3, redeemable against any purchase

RSVP essential – please email nik@housmans.com

 

Coverley discusses Arthur Machen‘s unique contribution to the literary history of walking, with a particular focus on the years he spent exploring London‘s outer limits.

click here for more info

 

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 1st March 2013 by InI in category Books, London

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