Flashmag Digizine Edition Issue 107 July 2020 - Page 148


Flashmag July 2020 www.flashmag.net

On the contrary. For, to deconstruct racism, we must begin by recognizing the extent of the white privilege.

“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, author of Man Booker Prize-winning A Brief History of Seven Killings

“One of the most important books of 2017” – Nikesh Shukla, editor of ‘The Good Immigrant’,

“A book that’s set to blow apart the understanding of race relations in this country” – Stylist

“An incisive and uncompromising commentator on the iniquities of oppression … Comprehensive and journalistic, the book leaves a devastating trail of case histories, statistical and anecdotal evidence, personal stories and opinion about the manifestation of overt and covert racism … Eddo-Lodge is a gifted writer, with a talent for bringing together debates around race, gender and class in a timely and accessible way” – Times Literary Supplement

“Daring, interrogatory, illuminating. A forensic dissection of race in the UK from one of the country’s most critical young thinkers. Reni’s penetrative voice is like a punch to the jugular. Read it, then tell everyone you know” – Irenosen Okojie, author of ‘Butterfly Fish‘

“I’ve never been so excited about a book. Thank God somebody finally wrote it … Blistering … Absolutely vital writing from one of the most exciting voices in British politics. A stunningly important debut … Fellow white people: It’s our responsibility as to read this book … This book is essential reading for anyone even remotely interested in living in a fairer, kinder and more equal world” – Paris Lees

“It’s deep, it’s important and I suggest taking a deep breath, delving in and I promise you will come up for air woke and better equipped to understand the underlying issues of race in our society” – Sharmaine Lovegrove, ELLE

Foyles Nonfiction Book of the Year

Blackwell's Nonfiction Book of the Year

Named One of the Best Books of 2017 by:


The Guardian

The Observer

The Brooklyn Rail

Cultured Vultures

Sources http://renieddolodge.co.uk/books/