Queenie

March 19, 2019|
Queenie by Candice Carty-williams
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NAMED ONE OF THE MOST ANTICIPATED BOOKS OF 2019 BYWOMAN''S DAY,NEWSDAY,PUBLISHERS WEEKLY,BUSTLE, ANDBOOK RIOT!

“[B]rilliant, timely, funny, heartbreaking. —Jojo Moyes, #1New York Timesbestselling author ofMe Before You

For fans ofLusterandI May Destroy You,a disarmingly honest,unapologetically black, and undeniably witty debutnovel that will speak to those who have gone looking for love and found something very different in its place.

Queenie Jenkins is a twenty-five-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she''s constantly forced to compare herself to her white middle class peers. After a messy break up from her long-term white boyfriend, Queenie seeks comfort in all the wrong places...ncluding several hazardous men who do a good job of occupying brain space and a bad job of affirming self-worth.

As Queenie careens from one questionable decision to another, she finds herself wondering, “What are you doing? Why are you doing it? Who do you want to be?—all of the questions today''s woman must face in a world trying to answer them for her.

With “fresh and honest (Jojo Moyes) prose,Queenieis a remarkably relatable exploration of what it means to be a modern woman searching for meaning in today''s world.
Candice Carty-Williams is a senior marketing executive at Vintage. In 2016, she created and launched the Guardian and 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize, which aims to find, champion, and celebrate underrepresented writers. She contributes regularly to i-D, Refinery29, BEAT Magazine, and more, and her ...
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Title:Queenie
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.1 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 9 X 6 X 1.1 in
Published:March 19, 2019
Publisher:Gallery/Scout Press
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781501196010

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