Global Book Club Meeting: The Good Immigrant
  • Room 417, Babbage Building, University of Plymouth (This room has disabled access - if the ground floor door is locked, please ring 01752 588400.)

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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.

The event is free to attend and is open to all - no booking required. If you don't have time to read the book, a summary will be available.

Email Sue Kay (s.kay@blueyonder.co.uk) or call DDE on 01392 438811 for enquiries.

An initiative of Devon Development Education, Global Book Club Plymouth is supported by the University of Plymouth.

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