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Ordinary Girls: Jaquira Díaz on Growing Up in Miami Beach

That winter, the year Boogie turned 14, we got it in our heads that we could run away, leave Miami Beach and never come back. For months, I’d spent every night lost in a book, read whatever the librarian put in my hands, which usually meant books written by white men, about white people, for […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-20 09:47:43 UTC ]
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7 Novels about Americans of Color Living Abroad

Did you know that there’s an entire genre of books dedicated to white people going to Nepal to find themselves? I didn’t either! But it’s not so surprising since the release of Elizabeth Gilbert’s memoir Eat, Pray, Love, and its 2010 film adaptation, which has caused an uptick in tourism to... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-10-02 11:00:13 UTC ]
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A Handbook for Fighting Racism in America

Ibram X. Kendi opens his latest book with his worst memory as a high school student competing in an oratorical contest. Having spent his short lifetime internalizing negative messages about Black people from Black people, from white people, and from the media and culture at large, Kendi... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2019-08-28 11:00:52 UTC ]
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Publisher accused of 'ripping off' best-selling book on racism

Ben Lindsay’s We Need To Talk About Race has similar cover and title to prizewinning book by Reni Eddo-LodgeThe publisher of a new book about racism in the UK has been accused of “ripping off” Reni Eddo-Lodge’s best-selling polemic Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, after... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-07-18 17:51:47 UTC ]
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SPCK accused of 'cashing in' on Eddo-Lodge success in book cover row

SPCK has been accused of "cashing in" on the success of Reni Eddo-Lodge by launching a book with a similar title and cover to Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-17 14:41:13 UTC ]
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'Stratospheric' political book sales almost double in two years

Exposés of the Trump White House have led the boom, but readers have also been turning to theoretical work from authors including Marx and OrwellWhether it boils down to a desperation to understand the intricacies of Theresa May’s backstop or a longing for reason in these troubled times, sales... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-03-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How to be a black woman and succeed: two friends who have written the manual

Elizabeth Uviebinené and Yomi Adegoke have turned a dream into a hot publishing property – a self-help guide for black womenIn March 2015, Elizabeth Uviebinené had a brainwave that a less determined 22-year-old might have dismissed as a water-cooler pipe dream. It was ignited by a single chapter... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-06-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, June 25, 2018

This week: the new novel from Emily Giffin, plus why it's so hard for white people to talk about racism. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Reni Eddo-Lodge polemic tops poll of most influential books by women

Eddo-Lodge’s Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race beat books by Germaine Greer and Simone de BeauvoirReni Eddo-Lodge’s book Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race has been named the most influential book written by a woman. The 2017 book bested titles including Mary... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-04-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith, Penny and Eddo-Lodge make Orwell Prize longlist

Ali Smith's Winter (Hamish Hamilton), Laurie Penny's Bitch Doctrine (Bloomsbury) and Reni Eddo-Lodge's Jhalak Prize-winning Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People about Race (Bloomsbury) are among the10 titles longlisted for the 2018 Orwell Prize for Political Writing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Eddo-Lodge wins 2018 Jhalak Prize

Journalist and author Reni Eddo-Lodge has won the £1,000 Jhalak Prize for Book of the Year for her "incisive" non-fiction debut Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race (Bloomsbury Circus). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Tory MP makes 'discrimination' complaint over Jhalak Prize

Conservative MP Philip Davies complained to the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) that the Jhalak Prize unlawfully discriminated against white people, it has emerged. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-04-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury buys book tackling racism 'head on'

Bloomsbury has bought world English rights to a book about racism in the UK by 25-year-old activist and freelance journalist Reni Eddo-Lodge. Commissioning editor Alexa von Hirschberg acquired Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race from Rupert Heath of Rupert Heath Literary... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-05-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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