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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th January 1906 Born today: Diana Winyard, London, actress (Cavalcade)
16th January 1794 Edward Gibbon, historian (Decline and Fall), dies in London at 56
16th January 1759 British Museum opens in 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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