Tag: Printed Matter Bookshop

100th Anniversary of Letter to My Father book reading

Book reading of ‘Letter to My Father’ not by Kafka himself but Kafka-enthusiast, local writer, Howard Colyer. 6pm at the shop. Free entry. This letter is the closest that Kafka came to setting down his autobiography. He was driven to write it by his father’s opposition to his engagement with Julie Wohryzek. The marriage did…
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Book launch of Robin Young’s Dhanmondi Road

Book launch of Robin Young’s ‘Dhanmondi Road’ here in the shop. Monday 14th October. 6pm. Free entry. The year is 1973. The Bangladesh war of independence is over but the country remains in chaos. Gareth McKinley, a young Australian, arrives in the country to work on a project set up to care for destitute children.…
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PM Book Club

Thanks to everyone who came last night, another good discussion. The next choice of book is Guy Standing’s ‘The Plunder of the Commons’ available for all attendees for £8.99 from the shop. Thought this book seemed appropriate as Guy Standing will be launching this book next Thursday, 12 September at The Printworks. The next date…
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Das Kapital Reading Group

The first meeting of the Das Kapital Reading Group will take place at 6pm, Monday, 30th September at the shop. The first session we’ll be discussing chapter one, which if you have the Wordsworth edition of Vol’s 1 & 2 is up to page 55. The Wordsworth edition is available from the shop for £3.50…
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Divest! – short film and talk

FIND OUT HOW TO GET INVOLVED IN THE CAMPAIGN TO GET EAST SUSSEX COUNTY COUNCIL TO STOP FUNDING CLIMATE CHANGE (EVENT INCLUDES A SCREENING OF THE SHORT FILM ‘DIVEST’) It makes no sense to invest in companies that undermine our future “We need an apartheid-style boycott to save the planet” – Desmond Tutu East Sussex…
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Book launch of Stolen with Grace Blakeley

PM bookshop will be jointly hosting the book launch of ‘Stolen: How to Save the World from Financialisation’ with Grace Blakeley and Hastings Momentum, at St Mary in the Castle, Weds, 18th September. 6pm £2 Door entry. A readable polemic on the growing dominance of the finance industry over the UK economy, and what the…
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Book launch of ‘Plunder of the Commons’ with Guy Standing

Book launch of Professor Guy Standing’s latest book, ‘Plunder of the Commons: A Manifesto for Sharing Public Wealth’. Guy Standing is a British professor of Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London, and co-founder of the Basic Income Earth Network (BIEN). Author of many books including Basic Income…
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PM Book Club

Next PM Book Club we’ll be discussing, Akala’s ‘Natives’. This will take place on Monday, 22 July at the slightly later time of 6.30pm. New members welcome. A searing modern polemic and Sunday Times bestseller from the BAFTA and MOBO award-winning musician and political commentator, Akala. From the first time he was stopped and searched…
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Planning meeting for Spirit of Robert Tressell festival

Next planning meeting for those wanting to get actively involved with the ‘Spirt of Robert Tressell Festival’ will be held at Printed Matter Bookshop on Monday, 8th July at 6pm. The festival is being planned for next year and there are lots of ideas for theatre, music, walks, films, stalls & talks. Come along if…
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Book launch of The Lark Ascending with Richard King

Book talk & Q&A with Richard King & Ben Thompson at Printed Matter Bookshop, 185 Queens Road, Hastings, TN34 1RG. 6pm. Free entry. Thursday, 4th July. The Lark Ascending, Ralph Vaughan Williams’ ‘pastoral romance for orchestra’ was premiered on 14 June, 1921. Over the course of the twentieth century this piece of music, perhaps more…
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