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Small Town Girl, with Donna McLean [online event]

A memoir from a voice at the centre of the Spy Cops scandal “You live with someone for two years and then . . . they simply don’t exist.” Over four decades, British undercover police deliberately and systematically started relationships with women in order to infiltrate protest groups. They lived with these women, some had […]

A Normal Life with Freedom Press [online event]

A Normal Life is the autobiography of Vassilis Palaiokostas, known to the public as the “Greek Robin Hood,” to police as “The Uncatchable.” His is an illegalist existence lived in defiance of the police and of the state, and for decades, it has been a life lived as a fugitive. In Greece he has become […]

Abolition. Feminism. Now.

Aviah Sarah Day (Sisters Uncut) in conversation with Gina Dent and Beth Ritchie. Abolition. Feminism. Now. is an urgent call for a truly intersectional, internationalist, abolitionist feminism. The Black Feminist Bookshop and Housmans are very pleased to announce a joint event to celebrate the publication of Angela Y. Davis, Gina Dent, Erica Meiners and Beth Richie’s new […]

The Rise of Ecofascism with 12 Rules for WHAT [online event]

The world faces a climate crisis and an ascendant far right. Are these trends related? How does the far right think about the environment, and what openings does the coming crisis present for them? This incisive new book traces the long history of far-right environmentalism and explores how it is adapting to the contemporary world. […]

The Starmer Project: A Journey To The Right, with Oliver Eagleton [online event]

A forensic political biography of the Labour Party leader The Labour Party has virtually disappeared from view under the leadership of Keir Starmer. Hailed as a human-rights champion and political outsider, what sort of politician is he really, and what mark is he making on the new politics of Labour? In The Starmer Project, Oliver Eagleton […]

Welsh (Plural): Essays on the Future of Wales [online event]

What does it mean to imagine Wales and “The Welsh” as something both distinct and inclusive? For many people, Wales brings to mind the same old collection of images – if it’s not rugby, sheep and rolling hills, it’s the 3 Cs: castles, coal, and choirs. Heritage, mining and the church are indeed integral parts […]

Tangled in Terror: Uprooting Islamophobia, with Suhaiymah Manzoor-Khan [online event]

Islamophobia is everywhere. It is a narrative and history woven so deeply into our everyday lives that we don't even notice it – in our education, how we travel, our healthcare, legal system and at work. Behind the scenes it affects the most vulnerable, at the border and in prisons. Despite this, the conversation about […]

Expansion Rebellion with Celeste Hicks [online event]

This is is a story of hope in the face of widespread consternation over the global climate crisis. For many people concerned about global warming, the 2018 vote by UK parliamentarians to proceed with the plans for a third runway at Heathrow Airport was a devastating blow. Aviation was predicted to make up some 25% […]

Girl Online with Joanna Walsh

What happens when a woman goes online? She becomes a girl. The unwritten contract of the internet, that a user is what is used, extends from the well-examined issue of data privacy and consent to the very selves women are encouraged to create in order to appear. Invited to self-construct as 'girls online', vloggers, bloggers […]

Tenants with Vicky Spratt

The urgent story of this country's biggest crisis, told through the lives of those it most affects Tony is facing eviction instead of enjoying retirement; Limarra isn't 'homeless enough' to get help from the council; and for Kelly and her asthmatic son Morgan, another new rented house is a matter of life and death. This […]

Charged with Matt Foot and Morag Livingstone

Who do the police protect? An investigation into 40 years of battling protest that reveals a hidden police agenda against dissent. Charged is an essential investigation into the role of policing protest in Britain today. As the UK government tries to suppress all forms of dissent, in their pursuit of more control, how do the […]

Pride Special: Signing with Peter Staley

We're honoured to host a ‘Never Silent’ book signing with nibbles as a celebration for AIDS & gay rights activist Peter Staley and London’s HIV+ community and friends, organised by ACT UP London. There are limited spaces so sign up free here: And reserve a copy of NEVER SILENT: ACT UP and My Life […]

Doreen Massey: Selected Political Writings

In collaboration with Lawrence Wishart Books Doreen Massey was one of the most influential human geographers of the post-war period. A key feminist and socialist thinker, she brought geographical inequality to the fore of left politics. Through her activism, she combined a focus on class with a prescient awareness of its intersections with gender, race […]

Race to the Bottom: Reclaiming Antiracism, with Azfar Shafi and Ilyas Nagdee [online event]

Antiracist movements are more mainstream than ever before. Liberal democracies boast of their policies designed to stamp out racism in all walks of life. Why then is racism still ever-present in our society? This is not an accident, but by design. Capitalism is structured by racism and has relentlessly attacked powerful movements. Race to the […]