Housmans Books May 2017 Newsletter

26 April 2017 — Housmans

NEWS

1. London Radical Bookfair 2017 & DIY Cultures 2017
2. New Feminist Sci-fi Book Club at Housmans

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Housmans Books April 2017 Newsletter

29 March 2017 — Housmans

NEWS

1. Pluto Press Takeover

IN-STORE EVENTS

2. ‘The Punk Kings of Dyslexia’ with Stephen Micalef
3.
‘Sound System: The Political Power of Music’ with Dave Randall
4. ‘Free Movement and Beyond: Agenda Setting for Brexit Britain’ with Kate Hudson
5. ‘The Political Thought of Abdullah Öcalan – Kurdistan, Women’s Revolution And Democratic Confederalism’ with Dr Kamran Matin, Dilar Dirik, and Reimer Heider
6. ‘Voices from the “Jungle” – Stories From The Calais Refugee Camp’
7. ‘Signal Failure: London to Birmingham, HS2 on foot’ with Tom Jeffreys
8. ‘Surviving The Future: culture, carnival, and capital in the aftermath of the market economy’ with Shaun Chamberlin
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Housmans Books Newsletter March 2017

28 February 2017 — Housmans

NEWS

1. Confronting Rape Culture workshops at Housmans
2. Poet In Residence: Siana Bangura
3. Spark! 1917-2017 Russian Revolution Centenary event in Brixton
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Housmans Books Newsletter February 2017

31 January 2017 — Housmans

NEWS
1. Supporting Haven Distribution’s Books to Prisoners work

IN-STORE EVENTS

2. ‘Training for Exploitation’, book launch with the Precarious Workers Brigade
3.‘A People’s History of the Russian Revolution’ with Neil Faulkner
4. Locomotrix presents SEESAW with Serena Braida, Livia Franchini, Gloria Sanders, and Vera Chok
5. Capitalism’s Next Crisis? Michael Roberts on ‘Trumponomics’
6. ‘1956: John Saville, E.P. Thompson and The Reasoner’ with Paul Flewers
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Housmans Books Newsletter 11 January 2017

11 January 2017 — Housmans

TARIQ ALI + JANET HODGSON (1960 – 2016) BOOKSALE

On Thursday 12th January, from 10am onwards, we will be kicking off a huge sale of second-hand and new books, as donated by the writer Tariq Ali and the estate of the artist Janet Hodgson.

Tariq Ali has very generously donated some 1,000 books, featuring many recent publications from Verso Books, as well as a wide range of other political titles, with a particular concentration of works focusing on the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent. Most of these titles will be on display on the central tables, upstairs in the shop, priced at around £3. Other £1 titles of Tariq’s will be in our £1 basement.

Janet Hodgson was an artist whose work explored the interactions of time, history and language. She was a supporter of Housmans throughout her life, and we thank her family for donating her book collection to us. Janet’s books are primarily on art and art-theory, and will be put out on the central tables downstairs in the Vaults.  Please do have a read of Janet’s obituary, as printed in the Guardianhttps://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/apr/15/janet-hodgson-obituary

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Book: ‘Officious – the rise of the busybody state

9 December 2016

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Officious – Rise of the Busybody State starts with people’s everyday encounter with busybodies in public spaces – then analyses the logic of the busybody state, explains its origins, and calls for a popular alliance defending the free realm of civil society.

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Housmans Radical Books – Seasonal Gifts and a Roundup of 2016

7 December 2016 — Housmans

SEASONAL GIFTS AND BOOK ROUND-UP OF 2016
A round-up of some books and diaries that you might be interested in at this time of the year! Includes our Top 10 Bestsellers of 2016…. Continue reading this...

HOUSMANS BOOKS NEWSLETTER DECEMBER 2016

30 December 2016 — Housmans

NEWS
1. Seasonal Cards / Books / Gift Vouchers
2. New Housmans banner
3. Shop closures in December/ January

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HOUSMANS UPDATE 3 November 2016

3 November 2016 — Housmans Books

1. Student 20% Discount Night! Wednesday 23 November
2. Left Book Club
3. White Poppies
4. Second-hand Book Donations // Polish titles, and more
5. Housmans Gift Vouchers
6.  Housmans Peace Diary 2017
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Housmans Books November 2016 Newsletter

27 October 2016 — Housmans

NEWS

1. Housmans Peace Diary 2017
2.
Cleaner wanted // 3hrs per week // London Living Wage
3. Hatha Yoga at Housmans! Sunday 20th November
4.
Phone Credit for Refugees
5. London Anarchist Bookfair

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Book Review: Petras- The End of the Republic and the Delusion of Empire

10 October 2016 — — Global Research

THE END OF THE REPUBLIC AND THE DELUSION OF EMPIRE by James Petras. 2016, Clarity Press Reviewed by Professor Edward Curtin

Very few public intellectuals pull no punches in their analyses of world affairs.  James Petras is one of them.  Possessed of a brilliant and capacious mind that grasps global events in a comprehensive and interconnected way, he also writes with a moral urgency befitting our dangerous historical moment.  He reminds me of C. Wright Mills, another brilliant sociologist whose warnings went unheeded more than fifty years ago.

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HOUSMANS BOOKS NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2016

28 September 2016 — Housmans

NEWS

1. Locomotrix poetry and fiction events at Housmans
2. Housmans Peace Diary 2017
3. November: Zed Books takeover
4. A is for Activist // London Anarchist Bookfair

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Housmans Books Newsletter August 2016

28 July 2016 — Housmans Books

NEWS

1. Cally Road Pop Up Zine Shop

IN-STORE EVENTS

2. ‘The City: London and the Global Power of Finance’ with Tony Norfield
3. ‘An Unreliable Guide to London’ with readers Tim Burrows, Juliet Jacques, Stephen Thompson + editors Gary Budden, Kit Caless
4. ‘Social-Democracy and Anarchism: In the International Workers’ Association, 1864-1877’ with René Berthier
5. ‘Betraying a Generation: How Education is Failing Young People’ with Patrick Ainley
6. ‘The 21st Century Revolution: A Call to Greatness’ with Bruce Nixon
7. ‘The Truth About Trident: Disarming The Nuclear Argument’ with Timmon Wallis
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HOUSMANS BOOKS NEWSLETTER JUNE 2016

25 May 2016 — Housmans

NEWS

1. Saturdays In The Vaults 
2. Infinite Jest Reading Group
3. The Public Reading Rooms Project

IN-STORE EVENTS
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