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Thursday 27 September at 7.30 pm
at The Wanstead Tap

The Pen is Mightier Than the Word
The Pen is Mightier than the Word
is published in paperback
by Knockabout Comics at £9.99.
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Tickets £8 online
from Newham Bookshop
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Martin Rowson

Martin Rowson
The Pen is Mightier
Than the Word

This is the latest work from celebrated political satirist Martin Rowson. His work has appeared regularly in The Guardian, The Times, the Independent on Sunday, the Daily Mirror, The Spectator and the Morning Star, as well as many other publications. He won the Cartoon Art Trust’s Political Cartoonist of the Year Award in 2000 and 2004, the Political Cartoon Society’s Cartoon of the Year in 2003 and 2007 and was their Cartoonist of the Year in 2010.

Martin Rowson's carton on Theresa May v the EU 27
Martin Rowson’s cartoon on Theresa May v. the EU 27, published in The Guardian on 29 June 2018

Martin Rowson is an editorial cartoonist and writer. His genre is political satire and his style is scathing and graphic. He characterizes his work as “visual journalism”. His cartoons appear frequently in The Guardian and the Daily Mirror. He also contributes freelance cartoons to other publications, such as Tribune, Index on Censorship and the Morning Star. He is chair of the British Cartoonists’ Association.

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Family lessons for
Writing and Reading Newham
available here

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Interested in learning more about Newham Bookshop and some of the people connected with it? We have four lessons for classroom or family use developed from On the Record’s oral history project centered around Newham Bookshop, Writing and Reading Newham. Click here for full details.


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Newham Bookshop is LoveReading’s
Bookshop of the Month

We are proud that Newham Bookshop is LoveReading’s Bookshop of the Month. The article features a Q&A with Vivian Archer, which you can read here.


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