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A Night in with Nikesh Shukla

To celebrate the release of BROWN BABY: A Memoir of Race, Family and Home

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Wednesday 3rd February, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Online event

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About the Event

How do you find hope, and even joy, in a world that is racist, sexist and facing climate crisis? How do you prepare your children for it, but also fill them with all the boundlessness and eccentricity that they deserve and that life has to offer?

Spend an evening with Nikesh Shukla as he explores themes of racism, feminism, parenting and our shifting ideas of home to celebrate the publication of BROWN BABY: A Memoir of Race, Family and Home. This heartbreaking, compelling, intensely relatable memoir is a love letter to the author’s late mother – who passed away just before his eldest daughter was born – and to his two young daughters.

Nikesh is an author, screenwriter and one of the most prominent UK voices on diversity and inclusion in the arts. He is also the editor of bestselling essay collection The Good Immigrant. Nikesh will examine growing up in a prejudiced society, how to negotiate race as a parent, and raising the next generation with a sense of joy in an often bleak world.

Don’t miss this generous, heartfelt and unflinchingly honest evening with one of the most prominent UK voices on diversity and inclusion. Special guests to be announced. 

Fane Online is a curated series of online events, giving you the chance to watch exclusive shows with celebrated authors, actors and podcasters, all from the comfort of your own home.

The ‘book and ticket’ package includes a unique ticket for the stream, and a copy of BROWN BABY: A Memoir of Race, Family and Home (RRP £16.99)

The event will initially be broadcast on 3 February 2021 at 6.30pm UK time. It will be available to view up to a week after the event has ended and can be accessed worldwide.  If you live in a time zone that does not suit the initial broadcast time, you can watch it at any point after the initial showing for one week.

If you have any questions, please email faneonline@fane.co.uk

About the Book

Brown Baby: A Memoir of race, Family and Home
Brown Baby: A Memoir of race, Family and Home

Nikesh Shukla

Publisher:Pan Macmillan

Publication date:4 Feb 2021

ISBN:9781529032918

Brown Baby is a powerful exploration of fatherhood, grief, racism and hope. It is also a love letter to the author's daughters that is as heartbreakingly tender as it is funny and relatable.