The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla

The Good Immigrant

Nikesh Shukla with Musa Okwonga (Contributor), Chimene Suleyman (Contributor), Vinay Patel (Contributor), Bim Adewunmi (Contributor), Salena Godden (Contributor), Kieran Yates (Contributor), Coco Khan (Contributor), Sarah Sahim (Contributor), Reni Eddo-Lodge (Contributor), Varaidzo (Contributor), Darren Chetty (Contributor), Himesh Patel (Contributor), Nish Kumar (Contributor), Miss L (Contributor), Daniel York Loh (Contributor), Vera Chok (Contributor), Riz Ahmed (Contributor), Inua Ellams (Contributor), Wei Ming Kam (Contributor), Sabrina Mahfouz (Contributor)

255 pages first pub 2016 (editions)

nonfiction essays politics race emotional funny informative reflective medium-paced


Keep out, Britain is full up. Or so goes the narrative of immigration in this country all too often. We are a country in flux – our media condemns refugees one day, sheds tears over them the next. Our narrative around immigration is built on fa...

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informative 90%
reflective 83%
emotional 50%
challenging 47%
inspiring 39%
funny 36%
hopeful 26%
sad 20%
dark 5%
lighthearted 2%
adventurous 1%
tense 1%


medium 67%
fast 27%
slow 5%

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