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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This meeting is rescheduled from 28 February which was cancelled due to adverse weather conditions.

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 ( 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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