The other day I was in a bookshop spending much more money than I’d originally intended, and I arrived at the till with my little pile of books, which I placed on the counter. The (white male) proprietor picked up Why I’m No Longer Talking To White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge and waved it at me.
“Have you read this?” he asked.
I shook my head.
“You should” he told me. “Everyone should.”
So I added it to my pile, brought it home, and moved it to the top of my reading list. Read more