Virtual Book Club

We wanted to start a virtual book club to recommend reading materials to entertain, educate and delight everyone. Have a look at our recommended reading list which we will keep updating as the weeks go by. Where possible exchange books with friends, buy from charity shops or support local book shops :)

Anti-Racism Article reading list:

An Open Letter To My Sister, Angela Davis – James Baldwin (via New York Review of Books)

Uncovering the brutal truth about the British empire- Marc Perry (The Guardian)

How To Make This Moment The Turning Point For Real Change – Barack Obama (on Medium)

Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race – Reni Eddo Lodge (The Guardian)

The Death Of George Floyd In Context – Jelani Cobb (The New Yorker)

This is how workplaces can be better environments for black employees- Danielle Dash (Stylist)

What Not To Say To Your Black Colleagues Right Now- Monica Torres on (Huffpost)

7 Ways We Know Systemic Racism Is Real- Ben & Jerry's

“Racism Is A Global Issue”: Edward Enninful On The Importance Of Cultivating An Anti-Racist Agenda (British Vogue)

75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice- Corinne Shutack

Anti-Racism Book reading list:

So you want to talk about race- Ijeoma Oluo

Natives: Race and Class in the Ruins of Empire - Akala

Me And White Supremacy – Layla F Saad

Between The World And Me – Ta-Nehisi Coates

How To Be An Antiracist – Dr Ibram X. Kendi

Books:

Why We Sleep: The New Science of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew Walker

Sputnik Sweetheart by Haruki Murakami

Vivienne Westwood by Vivienne Westwood and Ian Kelly

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan

Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell

Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Queenie by Candice Carty-Williams

Where the Crawdads Sign by Delia Owens

French Exit by Patrick deWitt

Let My People Go Surfing by Yvon Chouinard

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Juilet Takes a Breath by