Book Groups

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Coronavirus update: at certain times book clubs may be meeting online only – please email catherine[at] for information on how to join

Housmans Queer Book Club

Housmans Queer Book Club  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 11th August Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado

Thursday 9th September Undrowned: Black Feminist Lessons from Marine Mammals by Alexis Pauline Gumbs

Thursday 13th October Exquisite Corpse by Poppy Z. Brite


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.

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]

2022 upcoming titles under discussion are:

Thursday 11th August The Book of Trespass by Nick Hayes

Thursday 8th September The Starmer Project by Oliver Eagleton