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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
19th January 1966 Tippetts cantate Vision of St Augustine, premieres in London
19th January 1940 Comedian and Eastenders actor Mike Reid was born in Hackney, East London.
19th January 1917 The Silvertown explosion kills 73 people in the East End.
19th January 1907 Born today: Lillian Harvey, London England, actress (Invitation to the Waltz)
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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