The Good Immigrant USA

The Good Immigrant USA

Author: Nikesh Shukla

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780349700359

Category: Literary Collections

Page: 336

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GUARDIAN MUST READ BOOKS OF 2019 'The you-gotta-read-this anthology' Stylist 'This collection showcases the joy, empathy and fierceness needed to adopt the country as one's own' Publishers Weekly An urgent collection of essays exploring what it's like to be othered in an increasingly divided America. From Trump's proposed border wall and travel ban to the marching of White Supremacists in Charlottesville, America is consumed by tensions over immigration and the question of which bodies are welcome. In this much-anticipated follow-up to the bestselling UK edition, hailed by Zadie Smith as 'lively and vital', editors Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman hand the microphone to an incredible range of writers whose humanity and right to be in the US is under attack. By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, troubling and uplifting, the essays in The Good Immigrant USA come together to create a provocative, conversation-sparking, multi-vocal portrait of America now. Essays from: Porochista Khakpour; Nicole Dennis-Benn; Rahawa Haile; Teju Cole; Priya Minhas; Walé Oyéjidé; Fatimah Asghar; Tejal Rao; Maeve Higgins; Krutika Mallikarjuna; Jim St. Germain; Jenny Zhang; Chigozie Obioma; Alexander Chee; Yann Demange; Jean Hannah Edelstein; Chimene Suleyman; Basim Usmani; Daniel José Older; Adrián Villar Rojas; Sebastián Villar Rojas; Dani Fernandez; Fatima Farheen Mirza; Susanne Ramírez de Arellano; Mona Chalabi; Jade Chang
The Good Immigrant USA
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Nikesh Shukla, Chimene Suleyman
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-03-07 - Publisher: Hachette UK

GUARDIAN MUST READ BOOKS OF 2019 'The you-gotta-read-this anthology' Stylist 'This collection showcases the joy, empathy and fierceness needed to adopt the country as one's own' Publishers Weekly An urgent collection of essays exploring what it's like to be othered in an increasingly divided America. From Trump's proposed border wall
The Good Immigrant
Language: en
Pages: 336
Authors: Nikesh Shukla, Chimene Suleyman
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-02-04 - Publisher: Back Bay Books

By turns heartbreaking and hilarious, troubling and uplifting, these "electric" essays come together to create a provocative, conversation-sparking, multivocal portrait of modern America (The Washington Post). From Trump's proposed border wall and travel ban to the marching of white supremacists in Charlottesville, America is consumed by tensions over immigration and
The Good Immigrant
Language: en
Pages: 243
Authors: Nikesh Shukla
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-09-22 - Publisher: Unbound Publishing

First published in 2016, The Good Immigrant has since been hailed as a modern classic and credited with reshaping the discussion about race in contemporary Britain. It brings together a stellar cast of the country’s most exciting voices to reflect on why immigrants come to the UK, why they stay
Brown Baby
Language: en
Pages: 256
Authors: Nikesh Shukla
Categories: Biography & Autobiography
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-02-23 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

Brown Baby is a beautifully intimate and soul-searching memoir. It speaks to the heart and the mind and bears witness to our turbulent times' – Bernardine Evaristo How do you find hope and even joy in a world that is racist, sexist and facing climate crisis? How do you prepare
Your Story Matters
Language: en
Pages: 283
Authors: Nikesh Shukla
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-03-17 - Publisher: Pan Macmillan

'Like a best friend giving you essential advice. I can’t wait to give this to every writer I know.' Candice Carty-Williams Why do stories matter? I tell stories to make sense of the world as I see it. The world I have lived and experienced, read about and heard about,