Kiley Reid

Such a Fun Age

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'A new literary star' The Times
The instant Sunday Times and New York Times bestseller
Longlisted for the 2020 Booker Prize
A Times, Guardian, Sunday Times, Telegraph, Mail on Sunday, Red, Good Housekeeping and Cosmopolitan Book of the Year
When Emira is apprehended at a supermarket for 'kidnapping' the white child she's actually babysitting, it sets off an explosive chain of events. Her employer Alix, a feminist blogger with the best of intentions, resolves to make things right.
But Emira herself is aimless, broke and wary of Alix's desire to help. When a surprising connection emerges between the two women, it sends them on a crash course that will upend everything they think they know — about themselves, each other, and the messy dynamics of privilege.
'Essential. This year's hit debut' Guardian

'A biting tale of race and class' Sunday Times
'I couldn't put this down' Jojo Moyes

'Bites into the zeitgeist then spits it out with gusto. You really should read it, ASAP' Stylist

'About power dynamics, race, social commentary, and also why and how we are the woman we are' Pandora Sykes

'An extraordinarily deft debut, written with wisdom, kindness and sharp humour' Daily Mail

'A beautiful tale of how we live now' Elizabeth Day

A Reese Witherspoon and Zoella Book Club Pick
A Sunday Times, Guardian, Times, Daily Mail, i, Daily Telegraph, Grazia and Evening Standard Summer Read
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    mariapellicerhas quoted2 months ago
    Alix couldn’t tell if she was happier or if she just cared less. She had definitely gained weight on top of the baby weight. She wrote mu
    Татьяна Коротковаhas quoted3 months ago
    Emira’s face checked into amazement. As it seemed, her entire existence had become annulled. Emira felt like raising her arm as if she were finding a friend in a large crowd, with a phone to her ear, and saying, Do you see me? I’m waving my hand.
    salmahas quoted5 months ago
    Emira slipped her phone into the pouch of her crossbody bag, making sure all of her other belongings were present. When she stood and relayed the news of her

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