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‘Pride – The Book’ with Lesbians & Gays Support The Miners 
Wednesday 23rd August,7pm
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‘Revenge of the Spoken - Gordon Lish in a Little Island Hotel’ with David Winters, David Hayden, and Will Eaves 
Thursday 24th August,7pm
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‘Is Monogamy Dead?’  with Rosie Wilby
Wednesday 30th August, 7pm
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‘Shy Radicals: The Antisystemic Politics Of The Militant Introvert’
with Hamja Ahsan and Dolly Sen
Wednesday 13th September,7pm
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‘A New Man:Lesbian. Protest. Mania. Trans Man.’
with Charlie Kiss
Friday 15th September,7pm
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‘How to Resist: Turn Protest to Power’ 
with Matthew Bolton

Wednesday 27th September,7pm
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Sunday 12 noon to 6pm

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Local History

As a community bookshop we see keeping information on the history and development of the local area an important part of what we do. This is just a sample of our stock.

"The story begins with the Fleet River and a small settlement, which grew up at a place known as Battle Bridge, near the northern end of present-day Gray's Inn Road. Some of the earliest enterprises in the area were the spas, which developed around its springs, becoming fashionable resorts in the eighteenth century..."

Mark Aston and Lesley Marshall Kings Cross: A Tour in Time (2006)

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King's Cross

A Tour in Time

Mark Aston and Lesley Marshall

(Camden Local Studies and Archive Centre, 2006)

£5.99

 

The Village that Changed the WorldA History of Newington Green Alex Allardyce Housmans Bookshop

The Village that Changed the World

A History of Newington Green

Alex Allardyce

(Newington Green Action Group, 2008)

£5.99

 

Walk to Work From Liverpool St to Whitechapel Louis Berk Housmans Bookshop

Walk to Work

From Liverpool St to Whitechapel

Louis Berk

(Rafael Q, 2009)

£9.99

 

Hackney Houses A Guide to Improvement, Conservation, Maintenance Hackney Society Publications Housmans Bookshop

Hackney Houses

A Guide to Improvement,

Conservation, Maintenance

(Hackney Society Publications, 1987)

£2.00

 

Loddiges of Hackney The Largest Hothouse in the World David Solman Hackney Society Publications Housmans Bookshop

Loddiges of Hackney

The Largest Hothouse in the World

David Solman

(Hackney Society Publications, 1995)

£4.50

 

The Victorian Villas of Hackney David Solman Hackney Society Publications Housmans Bookshop

The Victorian Villas of Hackney

David Solman

(Hackney Society Publications, 1981)

£3.00

 

A Village in London

(A Camwell Society Publication, 2005)

£3.00

 

Hackney Modern, Restored, Forgotten, Ignored Lisa Rigg Hackney Society Publications Housmans Bookshop

Hackney

Modern, Restored, Forgotten,

Ignored

edited by Lisa Rigg

(Hackney Society Publications, 2009)

£14.95

 

Twentieth Century Buildings in Hackney Elizabeth Robinson Hackney Society Publications Housmans Bookshop

Twentieth Century Buildings in Hackney

Elizabeth Robinson

(Hackney Society Publications, 1999)

£9.50

 

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