Category Archives: Book Reviews

Book Review: Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

As a white British woman, reading Reni Eddo-Lodge’s book Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race was a challenging and eye-opening experience. The book offers a frank and unapologetic exploration of racism in Britain, and it challenges readers to confront their own privilege and complicity in perpetuating systemic inequality.Eddo-Lodge’s book is particularly […]

Book Review: Maybe I Don’t Belong – a memoir of race, identity, breakdown and recovery

David Harewood’s book, Maybe I Don’t Belong: A Memoir of Race, Identity, Breakdown, and Recovery, is a powerful exploration of racism and its effects on individuals. The book is a personal and raw account of Harewood’s experience growing up as a Black man in Britain, and his struggle with mental health issues that stemmed from […]

Book Review: The Bread the Devil Knead

The Bread the Devil Knead by Lisa Allen-Agostini. A haunting tale of intimate partner violence and unstinting in its description of abuse, yet infused with humour, not surprisingly as the author, Lisa, is also a comedian. The novel, shortlisted for the Women’s Prize for Fiction 2022, vividly describes a Caribbean less familiar to tourists but […]