Harper Perennial

9780063009486

STARRED REVIEW

Raceless

Georgina Lawton was born to a white mother and father. And yet, as we learn in the first pages of her eloquent memoir, Lawton is not white.

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Review of ‘Raceless’

Georgina Lawton was born to a white mother and father and had a white brother. She grew up nestled in the love of her white extended family—English on her father’s side, Irish on her mother’s. Growing up in a predominantly white borough of London, she attended majority-white private schools and became close friends with her…

Interview with Georgina Lawton

Georgina Lawton shares some of the joys and difficulties behind her book, Raceless, about growing up in a family that fiercely insisted, despite all outward appearances, that she was white.

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