The Black Feminist Bookshop presents Black Feminist Week – 12th July to 19th July – at @Housmans_Books. Join us for a week-long event (re)focusing on Black feminism in the UK. Activists, organisers, communities and allies will come together to highlight and celebrate Black feminist literature, thought, knowledge and history and to (re)imagine a Black British feminist […]
‘Europe’s Fault Lines: Racism and the Rise of the Right’ by Liz Fekete (Verso) winner of the Bread & Roses Award for Radical Publishing 2019 The award is given by the Alliance of Radical Booksellers (ARB), and in a change to previous years was judged solely by ARB bookshop staff and close supporters. Liz Fekete (left) receiving […]
It’s Pride month and to celebrate Housmans has partnered up with Lon-art to organise a special event on LGBTQ+ icon and author Radclyffe Hall. Expert Jana Funke from the University of Exeter will be at the shop on July 22 to discuss Hall’s controversial novel The Well of Loneliness. Jana will show why the novel […]
Feminist Book Fortnight is back for 2019 and will run from Saturday 4th to Saturday 18th May. Last year some 40 independent bookshops took part. Housmans is taking part again with events on ageism, bodypositivity and Asian women’s poetry. For more information, click here.