Thu 3 Dec

Reading Group: King Kong Theory by Virginie Despentes

Come and discuss the cult King Kong Theory by Virginie Despentes (translated by Frank Wynne, Fitzcarraldo Editions).

A prequel to the #Metoo movement, this unique manifesto for a new punk feminism is a personal account of how the author of Vernon Subutex developed ideas about power while revealing common misconceptions about masculinity and gender. Over the years Virginie Despentes has become a champion to invisible women, the monstrous and the marginalised and the reissue of a classic essay with a new translation offers a fresh, inspiring path forward.

Thu 3 December 6pm

£5, conc.£3

in English and French

You can find information on the book in English on the British publisher’s website.



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