'Every voice raised against racism chips away at its power. We can't afford to stay silent. This book is an attempt to speak' The book that sparked a national conversation. Exploring everything from eradicated black history to the inextricable link between class and race, Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race is the essential handbook for anyone who wants to understand race relations in Britain today. THE NO.1 SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS NON-FICTION NARRATIVE BOOK OF THE YEAR 2018 FOYLES NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR BLACKWELL'S NON-FICTION BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE JHALAK PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON-FICTION LONGLISTED FOR THE ORWELL PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR A BOOKS ARE MY BAG READERS AWARD



ISBN: 9781408870587
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 288
Publication Date: 8 Mar 2018
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.9(L)
Weight (gm): 218



A revelation ... Undoubtedly essential * Spectator *
This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential * Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-Winner 2015 *
Set to blow apart the understanding of race relations in this country * Stylist *
A wake-up call to a nation in denial about the structural and institutional racisms occurring in our homes, offices and communities * Observer *
One of the most important books of 2017 * Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant *
Eye-opening ... Honest, opinionated and pretty kick-ass * Elle *
Blistering ... This book is essential reading for anyone even remotely interested in living in a fairer, kinder and more equal world * Paris Lees *
Eviscerating ... A riveting deep-dive into the history and communication of race in Britain ... This book is destined to become cult * Red *
The black British Bible * Gal-Dem *
Political, accessible and uncompromising * Guardian, Books of the Year *
Vital dialogue from a powerful voice * Daily Telegraph *
A thunderclap of a book -- Catherine Johnson, Jhalak Prize judge
Has become essential to understanding what life is like in the UK for many people of colour. A must-read for everyone * Elle Book Club *


Author Biography

Reni Eddo-Lodge is a London-based, award-winning journalist. She has written for the New York Times, the Voice, Daily Telegraph, Guardian, Independent, Stylist, Inside Housing, the Pool, Dazed and Confused, and the New Humanist. She is the winner of a Women of the World Bold Moves Award, an MHP 30 to Watch Award and was chosen as one of the Top 30 Young People in Digital Media by the Guardian in 2014. She has also been listed in Elle's 100 Inspirational Women list, and The Root's 30 Black Viral Voices Under 30. She contributed to The Good Immigrant. Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race is her first book. It won the 2018 British Book Awards Non-Fiction Narrative Book of the Year, the 2018 Jhalak Prize, was chosen as Foyles Non-Fiction Book of the Year and Blackwell's Non-Fiction Book of the Year, was longlisted for the Baillie Gifford Prize and the Orwell Prize and shortlisted for the Books Are My Bag Readers Award for Non-Fiction. renieddolodge.co.uk / @renireni
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race: The #1 Sunday Times Bestseller

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