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Global Book Club Meeting: The Good Immigrant

University of Plymouth
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The black child who assumes that stories have to be about white people. The Asian woman who is treated as a mail-order bride if she goes out with a white man.

Nikesh Shluka invited 20 people of colour to write about their experiences of growing up and living in Britain. The result is a set of essays that are dramatic, mundane, funny, passionate, eloquent and angry. Together they make “a document of what it means to be a person of colour now”, what it’s like to live with a constant background of stereotypes, assumptions and prejudice.

Join us to discuss this provocative and thought-provoking collection. The guest expert is John Shinner, Director of Devon and Cornwall Refugee Support.