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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
7th December 1980 Chelsea footballer John Terry was born in Barking.
7th December 1889 Gilbert and Sullivans Gondoliers, premieres in London
7th December 1811 The first Ratcliff Murders occur; of Tim & Celia & Tim Jr Marr at 29 Ratcliff Highway.
7th December 1783 The Theatre Royal first opened in Covent Garden.
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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