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'A Third Colour'
with Alan Dunnett and Alix Emery
Thursday 24th May, 7pm
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Rojava: Revolution, War and the Future of Syria's Kurds’
with Thomas Schmidinger
Thursday 31st May, 7pm
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‘Sex, Shame and Problematic Ancestry in Queer Poetry’
with Richard Scott and Keith Jarrett.
Hosted by Eleanor Penny
Wednesday 6th June, 7pm
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The Experiment: Georgia's Forgotten Revolution 1918-1921’ with Eric Lee
Wednesday 13th June, 7pm
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FEMINIST FORTNIGHT

Feminism is Magic: Feminist Book Fortnight Launch Party
Friday 15th June, 7pm
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Feminism and Complicity with Ellie Jupp, Sara de Jong and Sanders-McDonagh
Wednesday 20th June, 7pm
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Hallelujah for 50ft Women: Poems with The Raving Beauties
Thursday 21st June, 7pm
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Depraved & Corrupted: Feminism, Sexuality & Obscenity Law
with Catherine Scott, Lola PhoenixZak Jane Keir, Itziar Bilbao Urrutia
Wednesday 27th June, 7pm
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Sunday 12 noon to 6pm

Housmans is closed on public holidays.

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Housmans Feminist Sci-Fi Book Club

Genderless societies, anarchist planets, polyamorous aliens, parthenogenesis, feminist militias, reproductive dystopias, cyborg families, and more at the new Housmans Feminist Sci-Fi Book Club! Join us at the bookshop on the first Thursday of every month, 7pm-9pm. All genders welcome. Please bring drinks or snacks to share. 

The chosen titles are available from Housmans with a 20% discount if you mention the book club. Any questions? Email Hannah on scifi@housmans.com.

 

Upcoming titles:

Thursday 5th July: The Passion of New Eve by Angela Carter

Thursday 2nd August: The Intuitionist by Colson Whitehead

Thursday 6th September: The Obelisk Gate andThe Stone Sky by NK Jemisin




Housmans Queer Book Club

Housmans Queer Book Club is a new group that reads a wide range of LGBTQ fiction and non-fiction. We meet every 2nd Thursday of the month from 7-8:30pm. All genders are welcome, as are any snacks, drinks and book suggestions you can bring along too. You can find future book club titles in Housmans, a 20% discount can be applied to them if you mention the group.

 

Upcoming titles:

Thursday 12th July Rubyfruit Jungle by Rita Mae Brown

Thursday 9th August Trans Like Me by C.N. Lester



 

The Fuse Book Club

The original Housmans monthly book club, Fuse meets on the second Thursday of the month, starting at 7pm in the shop.

This is a friendly, relaxed group, and all book-lovers are welcome. The group reads a lot of non-fiction titles, and some fiction, too. Members are always welcome to suggest the next title, and there's no obligation to come along every month if you don't fancy it.

Fuse members get a 20% discount if you choose to buy the upcoming book from the shop.

If you would like to join the reading group, you are welcome to just show up on the evening, but to be added to the mailing list and kept up to date with details of forthcoming meetings, email catherine[at]housmans.com.

2018 upcoming titles under discussion are:

Thursday 12th July Clothes, Clothes, Clothes, Music, Music, Music, Boys, Boys, Boys by Viv Albertine

Thursday 9th August All About Love by bell hooks

Thursday 13th September Big Capital by Anna Minton


What We've Read So Far:

The Dispossessed by Ursula Le Guin

Your Life in My Hands: a Junior Doctor's Story by Rachel Clarke

Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge

Red Rosa by Kate Evans

Kill All Normies by Angela Nagle

Four Futures: Life After Capitalism by Peter Frase

The Underground Railroad by

The Good Immigrant, edited by Nikesh Shukla

This is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz

V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd

Respectable by Lynsey Hanley

Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine

G by John Berger

Eating Animals by Jonathan Safran Foer

Hope in the Dark by Rebecca Solnit

Oblivion by David Foster Wallace

The Hammer Blow by Andrea Needham

The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot

Postcapitalism by Paul Mason

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

So You've Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson

The Vegetarian by Han Kang

A Book For Her by Bridget Christie

The Rent Trap by Samir Jeraj and Rosie Walker

Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel

The Establishment: And How They Get Away With It by Owen Jones

Economics: The User's Guide by Ha-Joon Chang

Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

A Very British Coup by Chris Mullin

This Changes Everything by Naomi Klein

Here We Stand: Women Changing the World edited by Helena Earnshaw and Angharad Penrhyn Jones

Stitched Up by Tansy Hoskins

News From Nowhere by William Morris

The Open Veins of Latin America by Eduardo Galeano

What the **** is Normal? by Francesca Martinez

Austerity: The Demolition of the Welfare State and the Rise of the Zombie Economy by Kerry-Anne Mendoza

Half the Sky by Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn

Slaughterhouse-5 by Kurt Vonnegut

Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi

On Anarchism by Noam Chomsky

Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit by Jeanette Winterson

Broken Republic by Arundhati Roy

How To Build A Girl by Caitlin Moran

The Village Against the World by Dan Hancox

Revolt on the Right: Explaining Support for the Radical Right in Britain by Robert Ford and Matthew Goodwin

Bound for Glory by Woody Guthrie

Why Internet Porn Matters by Margret Grebowicz

Estates by Lynsey Hanley

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque

The Equality Illusion by Kat Banyard

Anarchy in Action by Colin Ward

As the World Burns by Derek Jensen and Stephanie McMillan

Scattered Sands: The Story of China's Rural Migrants by Hsiao-Hung Pai

Riot City by Clive Bloom

Why It's Still Kicking Off Everywhere by Paul Mason

One Dimensional Woman by Nina Power

Chavs by Owen Jones

Society of the Spectacle by Guy Debord

The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist by Robert Tressell

Together: The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation by Richard Sennett

When a Billion Chinese Jump by Jonathan Watts

Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi

Homage to Catalonia by George Orwell