Reni Eddo-Lodge

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bell hooks remembered: ‘She embodied everything I wanted to be’
The activist and acclaimed author of Ain’t I a Woman and All About Love has died at the age of 69. Here, leading contemporaries pay tribute to her

Reni Eddo-Lodge, David Olusoga, Jay Bernard, Johny Pitts, Jeffrey Boakye, Margaret Atwood, Candice Carty-Williams, Aminatta Forna, Afua Hirsch

16, Dec, 2021 @12:53 PM

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‘This has never happened before!’ Bernardine Evaristo and Reni Eddo-Lodge on their history-making year
The novelist, playwright and poet talks to the writer about what their spectacular success has meant for them – and for the hopes of black female writers in future

Interviews by Sirin Kale

24, Dec, 2020 @12:00 PM

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Writers protest after minister suggests anti-racism books support segregation
More than 100 leading black authors have signed a letter condemning the equalities minister Kemi Badenoch for saying some authors want racial division

Sian Cain

30, Oct, 2020 @1:17 PM

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Reni Eddo-Lodge demands apology from Spectator over segregation comments
Bestselling author has lodged complaint with Ipso after the magazine refused to apologise for printing remarks made by junior equalities minister Kemi Badenoch

Sian Cain

28, Oct, 2020 @6:09 PM

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Reni Eddo-Lodge and Emma Watson to redraw London tube map with women's names
Suggestions sought for public history project inspired by similar map of New York led by Rebecca Solnit and Joshua Jelly-Schapiro

Alison Flood

21, Jul, 2020 @2:11 PM

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Harry Potter books prove UK lockdown hit despite JK Rowling trans rights row
Bloomsbury says books were a lockdown hit, with children’s division revenue up 27%

Mark Sweney

21, Jul, 2020 @12:53 PM

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Britain's imperfect past needs to be acknowledged |Letters
Letters: It’s time for a new museum of the British empire and Commonwealth, writes Gerard Crawshaw, while Linda Rhead recommends reading Reni Eddo-Lodge for insight into the police and race. Plus Shirley Franklin applauds the changing of a street name


13, Jul, 2020 @4:09 PM

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Crime fiction boom as book sales rocket past 2019 levels
With bookshops still closed in parts of the UK, sales have surpassed last year’s numbers, with 3.8m print books sold in the last week

Alison Flood

07, Jul, 2020 @4:17 PM

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'Theatre was my first love': Bernardine Evaristo on her NHS play, Twitter trolls and 'porny' posts
The Booker-winning writer has returned to the stage, penning a drama defending the NHS. She talks about ‘bittersweet’ success – and getting caught up in attacks on Nicola Sturgeon

Arifa Akbar

05, Jul, 2020 @2:00 PM

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Reading group: which black British author should we read in July?
From the 18th century to the current crop of chart-topping bestsellers, there is a wealth of black British authors to choose from in this month’s reading group

Sam Jordison

30, Jun, 2020 @1:04 PM

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Becoming a writer exposed my dirty secret: I’d stopped reading. Now I’m back at it | Rhik Samadder
Once upon a time, I devoured books. Then all I read was Facebook and texts. Now, thanks to Covid-19, I’ve fallen in love all over again

Rhik Samadder

27, Jun, 2020 @8:00 AM

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'We're back in business': UK bookshops see sales soar
First week back after shops reopened in England on 15 June saw almost 4m books sold, with Reni Eddo-Lodge’s anti-racism book still topping the charts

Alison Flood

23, Jun, 2020 @5:11 PM

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