Whites

by Otegha Uwagba

£6.99

Reserve a copy

×

Reserve a copy

Reserve a copy of Whites for collection at the Marlow Bookshop. If you provide your email address below, we will contact you when this item is ready for collection. For delivery by post add the address to the order notes and we will be in touch to arrange payment.


    Non Fiction

    Paperback

    9780008440428

    In this powerful and timely personal essay, best-selling author Otegha Uwagba reflects on racism, whiteness, and the mental labour required of Black people to navigate the two. Presented as a record of Uwagba’s observations on this era-defining moment in history – that is, George Floyd’s brutal murder and the subsequent protests and scrutiny of institutional racism – Whites explores the colossal burden of whiteness, as told by someone who is in her own words, ‘a reluctant expert’. What is it like to endure both racism and white efforts at anti-racism, sometimes from the very same people? How do Black people navigate the gap between what they know to be true, and the version of events that white society can bring itself to tolerate? What does true allyship actually look like – and is it even possible? Addressing complex interracial dynamics and longstanding tensions with characteristically unflinching honesty, Uwagba deftly interrogates the status quo, and in doing so provides an intimate and deeply compelling portrayal of an unavoidable facet of the Black experience.

    The Escape Artist by Jonathan Freedland | 9781529369045

    The Escape Artist

    Jonathan Freedland

    £20.00

    A Fortunate Woman by Polly Morland | 9781529071139

    A Fortunate Woman

    Polly Morland

    £16.99

    Happy Go Lucky by David Sedaris | 9781408714119

    Happy Go Lucky

    David Sedaris

    £18.99

    Budapest by Victor Sebestyen | 9781474609999

    Budapest

    Victor Sebestyen

    £25.00

    A Carnival of Snackery : Diaries: Volume Two by David Sedaris | 9780349141909

    A Carnival of Snackery : Diaries: Volume Two

    David Sedaris

    £10.99

    Atomic Habits by James Clear | 9781847941831

    Atomic Habits

    James Clear

    £16.99