#YARC2019 Is Run, Riot the UK’s version of THUG?

#YARC2019 Is Run, Riot the UK’s version of THUG?

Run, Riot | Nikesh Shukla ★★★ Set on a council estate tower block, Run, Riot begins with an act of police violence that results in the death of teenager Sim Francis and tracks the 2 days that follow. From the moment that the murder of Sim Francis is witnessed and recorded by Hari and Jamal, [...]

Exit West | Mohsin Hamid

Exit West | Mohsin Hamid

Exit West |  Mohsin Hamid ★★★ A little while ago, I discovered that my office has a little community library. It's just a little box but I welcome libraries of all shapes and forms. I saw Exit West among the books in the box and having seen it over social media, I just couldn't resist. Exit West follows [...]

The Good Immigrant | Nikesh Shukla (Ed.)

The Good Immigrant  |  Nikesh Shukla (Ed.)

The Good Immigrant | Nikesh Shukla (Ed.) ★★★★★ I've had this post sitting in my drafts since September when The Good Immigrant was released. Having come across not one but two videos on my Facebook feed this morning about racial prejudice and diversity in media and then seeing this in my drafts folder, I thought it was about [...]