The Good Immigrant by Nikesh Shukla

The Good Immigrant

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

272 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 84%
emotional 50%
challenging 47%
inspiring 39%
funny 36%
hopeful 26%
sad 21%
dark 5%
lighthearted 2%
adventurous 1%
tense 1%


medium 67%
fast 26%
slow 5%

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