Date(s) - Saturday, 2nd November
10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Nottingham Mechanics Institute
The third Nottingham Radical Bookfair… 30 tables from new and second hand booksellers, publishers and organisations and a full supporting programme of talks.
Stalls already booked by Five Leaves, Nottingham People’s History, Northern Herald Books (second hand), Anarchist Communist Group, Ex-Libris (second hand), Verso Books, Notts and Derby Labour History Society, Morning Star, Revolutionary Praxis, Jermy and Westerman (second hand), Sparrow’s Nest Archive, Global Books Marketing, Pluto Press… More to add.
In 2018 we had talks on diversity in children’s literature, trade union organising, Kropotkin, architecture in the former Soviet union, working class poetry, Asian women in Britain, anti-racist scholarship, Stewart Hall, street choirs and Peter Gabriel.
2019 Guests include:
Janine Booth – author of Minnie Lansbury: suffragette, socialist, rebel councillor – this event is organised by Notts and Derby Labour History Society
Priyamvada Gopal (Priya) – author of Insurgent Empire: anticolonial resistance and British dissent
Kerry Hudson – author of Lowborn: growing up, getting away and returning to Britain’s poorest towns
Joerg Nowack – author of Mass Strikes and Social Movements in Brazil and India: Popular Mobilisation in the Long Depression
Ra Page: editor of Resist: stories of uprising
Anamik Saha – author of Race and the Cultural Industries
Andrew Graves – author of Welcome to the Cheap Seats: silver screen portrayals of the British working class
David Bell – author of Reds, Rebels and Radicals of Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Nottinghamshire
Tim Gee – author of Why I Am a Pacifist
Cafe on site. The cherry crumble last year was memorable.
A Bread and Roses event
Nottingham Radical Bookfair is trade union supported
The event is free, including the talks