Everything is Everything (Paperback)
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Everything is Everything (Paperback)

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Paperback 336 Pages
Published: 02/05/2024
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Charting the highly respected newsreader's path from paper rounds in Bolton to the pinnacle of news broadcasting, Myrie's masterful memoir reflects on race, class and how he refuses to be defined by his background.

As a Bolton teenager with a paper round, Clive Myrie read all the newspapers he delivered from cover to cover and dreamed of becoming a journalist. In this deeply personal memoir, he tells how his family history has influenced his view of the world, introducing us to his Windrush generation parents, a great grandfather who helped build the Panama Canal, and a great uncle who fought in the First World War, later to become a prominent police detective in Jamaica.

He reflects on how being black has affected his perspective on issues he's encountered in thirty years reporting some of the biggest stories of our time (most recently from Ukraine), showing us how those experiences gave him a better idea of what it means to be an outsider. He tells of his pride in his roots, but his determination not to be defined by his background in dealing with the challenges of race and class to succeed at the highest level.

Moving, engaging, revealing, Everything is Everything is a story of love and hate - but also hope.

Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
ISBN: 9781399715003
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 260 g
Dimensions: 196 x 126 x 26 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS

Beautifully written - Claudia Winkleman

Read this! - Sir Lenny Henry

Deeply moving - Sir Trevor McDonald

Infinitely more readable than the average journalism memoir, and decidedly more important. - Sathnam Sanghera

So engaging. You feel as if he is talking to you, sharing ideas and thoughts, as if you were a friend. - Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

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“Everything is everything”

Clive Myrie wrote a great read covering all aspects of his life and becoming a reporter, newscaster for the BBC

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“Colourful, interesting, thoughtful memoir of top British tv journalist”

Everything Is Everything is the memoir of Clive Myrie, BBC journalist, newsreader and presenter, telling the story of his life and career and along the way recounting family history, black social history and reporting... More

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