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Other Fruit Book Group - 100 Boyfriends by Brontez Purnell

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Get your copy of 100 Boyfriends here - use code OTHERFRUIT for 10% off!

This bookclub will take place online- we email the link to the event a couple of hours before we start :)

The Other Fruit Bookclub centers LGBTQ+ books, authors and readers! All are welcome to attend and take part in our discussions, however we ask that if you do not identify at LGBTQ+ you approach the book club as an opportunity for listening and support and give precedence to others in discussion.

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Transgressive, foulmouthed, and wildly funny, Brontez Purnell's 100 Boyfriends is a filthy, unforgettable, and brutally profound ode to queer love in its most messy of variations. From one-night stands to recurring lovers, Purnell's characters sleep with their co-worker's husbands, expose themselves to racist neighbours, date Satanists, and drink their way out of trouble, all the while fighting - and often losing - the urge to self-sabotage.

A horny, punk love song full of imperfect intimacies, 100 Boyfriends takes readers on a riotous journey through dirty warehouses and gentrified bars, from dysfunctional houseshares to desolate farming towns in Alabama. Drawing us into a community of glorious misfits living on the margins of a white supremacist, heteronormative society, iconoclastic storyteller Brontez Purnell gives us an uncompromising vision of desire, desperation, race, loneliness, and queerness that will devastate as much as it entertains.

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Readers don’t have to buy the book club book from the shop, however we do rely on those book sales to be able to keep the event & refreshments free, to pay our booksellers for their time prepping & running book clubs and to keep the lights on.

Please do NOT buy your books from Am*z*on (including their kindles!), if you cannot afford the book then PLEASE ask us for a free copy (just email a request for 'Rainbow Milk on Pay-It-Forward' or support your local library.

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The Bookshop operates a Safe Space Policy which all guests are asked to respect, both in-store & online - you can read it here.

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