Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race
‘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
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 *
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