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'Anarchist Accounting'
with Anders Sandström
Wednesday 18th April, 7pm
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'Poetry: Community and Self-Care'
with Ari Haque
Thursday 19th April, 7pm
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'Alt-Right: From 4chan to the White House'
with Mike Wendling

Thursday 26th April, 7pm
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“There was just this enormous sense of solidarity”: 
London and the 1984/85 Miners’ Strike
with Terry Conway, Hilary Wainwright, 
Diarmaid Kelliher, Gary Cox and Terry Harrison

Wednesday 2nd May, 7pm
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‘Small is Necessary: Shared Living on a Shared Planet’ 
with Anitra Nelson

Friday 4th May, 7pm
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‘A World to Win: The Life and Works of Karl Marx’
with Sven-Eric Liedman

Wednesday 9th May, 7pm
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Stewart Home & Poetry for the Poorly Educated 
Friday 11th May, 7pm
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‘May Made Me: An Oral History of the 1968 Uprising in France’ 
with Mitch Abidor

Tuesday 15th May, 7pm
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Gary Younge on Martin Luther King Jr
Thursday 17th May, 7pm
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Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday 10am to 6.30pm
Sunday 12 noon to 6pm

Housmans is closed on public holidays.

We're only two minutes' walk from all the Kings Cross and St Pancras rail and underground stations (see Contact/Find Us page for map and directions)



 

Housmans is London's premier radical bookshop

We are a not-for-profit bookshop, specialising in books, zines, and periodicals of radical interest and progressive politics. We stock the largest range of radical newsletters, newspapers and magazines of any shop in Britain.


Ordering books from Housmans online


The best way to order from us remotely is to give us a call on 020 737 4473, or send an email to shop[at]housmans.com. This way you are directly supporting the shop.

Alternatively we do have an affiliated online bookshop - if you select Housmans as your favourite store on Hive, we receive a small percentage of the sale. Please note the stock listed on Hive is not the same as the stock we hold in the shop.


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Helps you browse some of our key areas of interest, showing a selection of the books we have in-store or which are available online.
Features a selection of hard-to-find titles that you can order online directly from us, but are not available from the online shop.

Housmans Gift Vouchers


Housmans gift vouchers now available.
Denominations of £50, £20, £10 and £5.
Available in-store or by mail order.
For mail order please use the Paypal button below.

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Latest Blog Post


Housmans Writer in Residence 2018: Eleanor Penny

For the second year running Housmans has a writer in residence. Here’s Eleanor to explain what she’ll be up to…. “Hi! I’m honoured and delighted to be the Housmans Writer in Residence this year. I can’t wait to bring more writing workshops and live literature events to London’s premiere radical bookshop and den of shameless […]

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£1 Book Basement


Deep down in the Housmans basement we have a vast, diverse, and ever-changing selection of second-hand books at the truly bargain price of £1.

There are lots of great titles, primarily politics and fiction, but also a lot more besides. There's always new stock coming in, so do drop in regularly to get the best of the bunch.


Please donate your old books


Please support one of Britain’s last radical bookshops by donating your books to Housmans. Not only will you be keeping your books alive and in circulation, but also helping to support the shop.
Cash will be paid for uncommon and unusual titles, and we shall endeavour to collect from anywhere in the country.

Please contact Nik on 020 7837 4473 or at nik@housmans.com for more information.Thank you for your support.