To kick off the new year we are having a massive January Sale, including two large library donations from Perry Anderson, and also from the Socialist Party. Perry’s extensive writing ranges across historical sociology, intellectual history and cultural analysis, within the traditions of Western Marxism. He is also a moving force behind the New Left […]
Housmans is open as usual through the Christmas and New Year period, apart from the following days: Christmas Eve: 10am-2pm Christmas Day: CLOSED Boxing Day: CLOSED New Year’s Day: CLOSED We wish you a safe and peaceful end to the year (and courage for the one ahead).
We’ve put together a list of 103 titles picked by Housmans’ staff and volunteers, which can be bought online here: https://housmans.com/product-category/books/ Postage is only £2 per package, whether you order one book or twenty. The list is a curated and personal selection of titles, it’s not meant to be exhaustive. It includes topical, provocative and […]
The 21st November 2019 marks the 60th anniversary of the commandeering of 5 Caledonian Road by Peace News and Housmans. Both organisations are in fact older than this – Peace News began publishing in 1936 and Housmans began trading in 1945 – but since 1959 we have made our home here in King’s Cross. This […]
November 2019 marks the 60th anniversary since the building at 5 Caledonian Road, Kings Cross was transformed into Peace House, a space which has gone on to provide a base for many campaigning organisations, such as Peace News, War Resisters’ International, Gay Switchboard, Campaign Against Climate Change, amongst many others – it is also the […]