Housmans Radical Books Newsletter December 2012

20 November 2012Housmans

NEWS
1. Housmans Peace Diary 2013
2. Fuse Book Club
3.
 Housmans end of year recommendations
4. Events now on Google calendar

EVENTS
5. ‘1839: The Chartist Insurrection’ with David Black and Chris Ford
6. ‘Play as Protest in Modern Art’ with Hannah Hull
7. ‘Savage Messiah’ with Laura Oldfield Ford
8. ‘Public Service on the Brink’ with Mark Serwotka, David Wiggins and Jo Edwards
9. ‘Street Music: Poems’ with Mike Marqusee

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NEWS 

1. Housmans Peace Diary 2013

The 60th edition of the world-renowned Housmans Peace Diary is now available. To place and order, and for more information please visit http://www.housmans.com/diary.php .

2. Fuse Book Club

There are spaces available at the monthly Housmans-run Fuse Book Club. The next book to be discussed is ‘Riot City’ by  Clive Bloom. Please email Nik for more information nik@housmans.com

3. Housmans end of year recommendations
There’s a full run down of our bestselling titles of 2012 and other book picks on our blog – click here to read it.

4. Events now on Google calendar

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

EVENTS

5. ‘1839: The Chartist Insurrection’ with David Black and Chris Ford

Saturday 24th November, 6.30pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase

David Black and Chris Ford consider lessons from The Chartist Insurrection of 1839, in particular examining the nitty-gritty political organising that was needed to run such a forceful national campaign.
click here for more info

6. ‘Play as Protest in Modern Art’ with Hannah Hull

Wednesday 28th November, 7pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase

A whistle-stop introductory tour through the radical play tactics of three key modern art movements.

click here for more info

7. ‘Savage Messiah’
with 
Laura Oldfield Ford

Saturday 1st December, 6.30pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase 

Artist and writer Laura Oldfield Ford introduces her psychogeographic take on London, and discusses the politics of gentrification that inform her work.

click here for more info

8. ‘Public Service on the Brink’ with Mark Serwotka, David Wiggins and Jo Edwards

Wednesday 5th December, 7pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase

PCS union leader Mark Serwotka, Oxford Philosopher David Wiggins and Prof Jo Edwards (UCL) will be discussing the crisis facing the public sector. 
click here for more info

9. ‘Street Music: Poems’ with Mike Marqusee
Wednesday 12th December, 7pm

£3, redeemable against any purchase

One of Britain’s best-regarded social observers will be reading a selection from his deeply personal collection of poetry.

click here for more info

BOOK REVIEWS
Housmans has regularly posted book reviews on our blog. Please visithttp://www.housmans.com/blog/?cat=8 
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