The Sunday Times bestseller that reveals the uncomfortable truth about race and identity in Britain todayYou're British. Your parents are British. Your partner, your children and most of your friends are British. Brit(ish) is Afua Hirsch's personal and provocative exploration of how this came to be - and an urgent call for change.
'I needed to get to the stopping places, so I needed to get on the road. Through winter frosts and summer dawns, from horse fairs to Gypsy churches, Damian lives on the road, somewhere between the romanticised Gypsies of old, and their much-maligned descendants of today.
But within the last few years painstaking research has resulted in major advances in our understanding of this breathtakingly beautiful inner world: a vast and intricate network of specialist cells, regulatory proteins and dedicated genes that are continually protecting our bodies.
SHORTLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018'Daisy Johnson is a new goddamn swaggering monster of fiction' Lauren Groff`Weird and wild and wonderfully unsettling... Dive in for just a moment and you'll emerge gasping and haunted' Celeste Ng It's been sixteen years since Gretel last saw her mother, half a lifetime to forget her childhood on the canals.
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