Black Joy (Hardback)
  • Black Joy (Hardback)

Black Joy (Hardback)

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Hardback 416 Pages
Published: 02/09/2021
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From Diane Abbott to Waterstones favourite Faridah Abike-Iyimide, this vibrant, inspiring collection of essays and stories from Black British writers and public figures makes for timely and immersive reading.

Black joy is the infectious laughter of my mum and aunty. It is my dad telling me to be proud of my heritage. It is the feeling of hopping along to my first 'Candy' dance. It is stepping off the plane in Jamaica.

Black Joy: A celebration of Black culture from 28 incredible writers.

Edited by award-winning journalist Charlie Brinkhust-Cuff and up-and-coming talent Timi Sotire, join twenty-eight inspirational voices in this uplifting and empowering anthology as they come together to celebrate being Black British, sharing their experiences of joy and what it means to them.

With incredible stories and essays from:

- Diane Abbott
- Faridah Abike-Iyimide
- Munya Chawawa
- Chante Joseph
- Vanessa Kisuule
- Jason Okundaye
- Leigh-Anne Pinnock
- Timi Sotire
- Sophia Tassew
And many more.

Discover this exciting, much-needed celebration of Black culture perfect for readers of Feminists Don't Wear Pink, Slay in Your Lane and Love in Colour.

Publisher: Penguin Random House Children's UK
ISBN: 9780241519660
Number of pages: 416
Weight: 435 g
Dimensions: 204 x 138 x 33 mm


'Black Joy is wonderful, it is special. It is magical.' - Munya Chawawa

'Black Joy is a delightful celebration of Black Britishness' - Mashable

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Never before have I read a collection of writing where every piece stands so well individually but also as part of a collection - especially a collection mainly focused on essays.

I read this collection slowly - a... More

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“The title delivers, this book is full of joy”

One of the best books I've read in a while, it opened a window into the Black experience that can't be found in the cold facts of a history lesson. The title definitely delivered, I felt the joy while... More

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“Truly Joyful”

Thanks to NetGalley and The Publisher for this eARC in exchange for an honest review.

I'm really grateful that this anthology was put together sharing all that encompasses Black Joy. This was really well put... More

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