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November 2019

‘Happy 50 ‘Weatherman’: From Rebellion To Extinction’ with Jeff Laster

Wednesday November 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road
London, N1 9DX
£1 – £5 46 tickets left

The radical WEATHERMAN group (a.k.a. WEATHER UNDERGROUND) was created 50 years ago this year and for the next several years played a leading role in the radical left in the U.S. It took its name from the Bob Dylan's lyric, "You don't need a weatherman to know which way the wind blows". That Dylan line was also the title of a position paper distributed at an Students for a Democratic Society convention in Chicago on June 18, 1969. This founding…

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Book launch in aid of charity ‘Help Refugees’

Friday November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Anne M Jones will be launching her book 'How long , How long?', which contains  personal diary extracts, and shares her experiences as one of the numerous volunteers in Calais since 2015. At this moment in time over 600 refugees, including many children, remain stranded camping by hedgerows and in patches of woodland. The ongoing work is a significant counterculture to the hostile environment in the UK and France. All profits from sales of the book (RRP £7) will go…

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December 2019

Warrior Nation: Militarism, War and Resistance. Lowkey in conversation with Maya Evans and Joe Glenton

Wednesday December 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Housmans Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road
London, N1 9DX
£1 – £5 39 tickets left

A discussion on militarism, war and resistance through culture, presented by ForcesWatch This event will be a live recording of ForcesWatch’s Warrior Nation podcast with renowned political hip-hop artist Lowkey, co-hosted by anti-war activist Maya Evans and author and former soldier Joe Glenton. Topics will include the current state of militarism in the UK, Britain's love affair with war at home and abroad and how we can resist through culture. You can hear our previous episodes on topics like the…

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‘Trans Power’ with Juno Roche

Wednesday December 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
£1 – £5

Join renowned author and campaigner Juno Roche in the shop for the launch of her new book - 'Trans Power'! 'All those layers of expectation that are thrust upon us; boy, masculine, femme, transgender, sexual, woman, real, are such a weight to carry round. I feel transgressive. I feel hybrid. I feel trans.' In this radical and emotionally raw book, Juno Roche pushes the boundaries of trans representation by redefining 'trans' as an identity with its own power and strength,…

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