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May

The Vanishing Half: Brit Bennett in conversation

Join us with Sunday Times-bestselling author, Britt Bennett, as she talks about her stunning, gorgeously written second novel, The Vanishing Half.

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Tuesday 18th May, 2021 @ 7:30 pm

  • In Conversation
  • Online event

5-12

About the Event

Join us with Sunday Times-bestselling author, Britt Bennett, as she talks about her stunning, gorgeously written second novel.

The Vanishing Half immediately earned a flood of rave reviews on publication, and was longlisted for the Womens Prize for Fiction, and shortlisted for both the Waterstones Book of the Year and British Book Awards Fiction Book of the Year.

Britt will talk all about this thought-provoking and engrossing book, her life and her work, and youll also get the chance to put your own questions to this internationally-acclaimed novelist at this very special event.This event will be broadcast on Zoom, please make sure you have this installed and updated on your chosen device.

Please note that the Ticket Book options for this event require a UK postal address. Please do not select these options if you do not have a UK postal address as you may not receive the book. Postage will be made after the event, so delivery is likely to be after the publication date.

About the Book

The Vanishing Half
The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

Publisher:Little, Brown Book Group

Publication date:11 Jun 2020

ISBN:9780349701462

4.34 out of 5
16 reviews
"this emotional family story is also a timely exploration of American history"
Prima
"a bold tale of racial prejudice"
The Sunday Times
"Fascinating, and beautifully written"
The Bookseller
"(a) fluent and openhearted story of a 20th-century American family"
Financial Times
"Intimate and expansive, gripping and carefully crafted"
Irish Times
"a truly excellent novel"
Daily Mail
"a quietly damning account of acquiescing to an imitation of life and the delusion of the American dream"
The Observer
"an indictment on race and class in America"
Financial Times
"(a) poignant and clever multigenerational saga about race in America"
The Times
"This richly textured and nuanced novel depicts characters who find themselves with splintered identities"
The Spectator

Dialogue's super lead for 2020. From the author of the New York Times bestseller The Mothers, a powerful new novel about the parallel lives of estranged twin sisters who choose to live in two very different worlds - one black and one white.