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Other Fruit Queer Book Group: A Natural History of Transition

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The Other Fruit Bookclub centers LGBTQ+ books, authors and readers and from spring 2023 is hosted by Grey (they/them)!

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.

We read and discuss one book each month and are currently meeting online - althrough there is a core group of regulars, new faces join each discussion and some people dip in and out depending on whether the book grabs their attention.

We regularly have the honour of welcoming the books' authors to answer some questions so keep an eye out for these special occasions!

We offer bookclubbers 10% off the reading list, so just use the code OTHERFRUIT at checkout for that to apply :)


A Natural History of Transition is a collection of short stories that disrupts the notion that trans people can only have one transformation. Like the landscape studied over eons, change does not have an expiration date for these trans characters, who grow as tall as buildings, turn into mountains, unravel hometown mysteries, and give birth to cocoons. Portland-based author Callum Angus infuses his work with a mix of alternative history, horror, and a reality heavily dosed with magic.

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