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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th March 1947 Businessman Alan Sugar (The Apprentice, Amstrad), was born in Hackney, East London.
24th March 1888 Born today: Jameson Thomas, London England, actor (Farmer's Wife)
24th March 1834 Pioneering textile designer and artist William Morris was born in Walthamstow.
24th March 1792 Benjamin West (US) becomes president of Royal Academy of London
Radical booksellers since 1945
Specialises in books and periodicals of radical interest
Location: 5 Caledonian Road, N1 9DX
Description: What a bookshop, in fact an institution... 'Housmans' specialises in books and periodicals of radical interest and progressive politics.
Including a wide coverage of politics, political and social theories, peace issues, and world affairs.
Material about - and in support of - campaigns for peace, the environment, human rights, sexual freedom, equitable and sustainable development, and a great deal more.
Selected fiction - including London writing, cult novels, and books with political and social themes - and a certain amount of less political non-fiction.
Many hard-to-find radical publications - and they can obtain most books to order within a few days.
Make sure you go to their website - http://www.housmans.com/ - or do the good old fashioned thing and pay them a visit!
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