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"Blackwell's attacked for hosting 'sexist' Bond villain"
« Reply #4 on: April 26, 2015, 04:53:30 PM »
Zachary Spiro reports in Cherwell on 25 April 2015:

"The Broad Street bookshop Blackwell’s has been subjected to criticism from the Oxford University Women’s Campaign for hosting the launch of actor Steven Berkoff’s book, Sod the Bitches!, amid claims that the book is “misogynistic” and “a sustained rant against women”... Details for the launch event on Blackwell’s website refer to the book as “powerful, divisive and honest”.  A statement released to Cherwell by the Oxford University Woman’s Campaign committee explained, “WomCam is extremely disappointed that Blackwell’s has invited Steven Berkoff to launch his book in Oxford. Books like his, which appeal to a certain demographic of men, normalise and celebrate misogyny.

“The title of his book is offensive, and the novel itself is littered with slurs, and has rightly been called a ‘sustained rant against women’. There are many authors to be celebrated: Berkoff is not one of them. We condemn Blackwell’s for inviting him to Oxford and giving a platform to his hateful views, as well as encouraging people to buy this misogynistic book.”

The source is here
www.cherwell.org/news/town/2015/04/24/blackwells-attacked-for-hosting-sexist-bond-villain?track_latestinsection=19204


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Talk on Sod the Bitches! in Oxford, UK
« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2015, 04:47:08 PM »
Berkoff launches Sod the Bitches! in Blackwell's Oxford on 4 May 2015.  He will be talking to Victor Glynn.

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Re: Berkoff novel: sod the Bitches
« Reply #2 on: April 03, 2015, 03:14:11 PM »
Signed copies of the book (first 100 orders only) are available for ÂŁ10 at Steven's site here
www.stevenberkoff.com

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Berkoff novel: sod the Bitches
« Reply #1 on: March 27, 2015, 10:51:40 PM »
Steven has written his first novel, Sod the Bitches", out 30 March 2015.  More details soon.



You can buy the book here
http://iainfisher.com/berkoff/berkoff-shop.html
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