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Jun

At Home with Penguin: Bernardine Evaristo

Bernadine Evaristo joins us from her London home to share some unmissable tips on finding creativity and inspiration in lockdown.

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Wednesday 3rd June, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

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Free

About the Event

Booker Prize-winning author of Girl, Woman, Other and professor of creative writing at Brunel University, Bernadine Evaristo joins us from her London home to share some unmissable tips on finding creativity and inspiration in lockdown, plus the reads that are helping her escape to somewhere else entirely.

About the Book

Girl, Woman, Other
Girl, Woman, Other

Bernardine Evaristo

Publisher:Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date:2 May 2019

ISBN:9780241364901

4.19 out of 5
15 reviews
"a compelling snapshot of gently overlapping lives that is fiercely political and feminist"
The Observer
"engrossing and empathetic"
Red
"The interconnected stories of a group of black British women raise timeless questions about feminism and race"
The Guardian
"a story for our times"
New Statesman
"There is a warm, chatty quality to the stories"
Literary Review
"A prose-poetry hybrid that explores the nature of Britishness and race through the stories of 12 women"
Financial Times
"a novel of intersecting London lives"
The Sunday Times
"Banality as a radical act"
Times Literary Supplement
"Bernardine Evaristo fillets race and politics in Britain in an innovative and seductive way"
Irish Times
"This wonderful novel is both a critique of the deadening limitations of language... and a celebration of its limitless possibilities"
The Daily Telegraph