Bernardine Evaristo

Girl, Woman, Other

Booker Prize-winning author Bernardine Evaristo reads from her novel, which follows the inter-connecting lives of twelve, primarily black British women aged 19 to 93 who are of various sexualities, cultural backgrounds, classes and occupations.

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About Bernardine Evaristo

Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker Prize 2019 for her eighth book, a ‘fusion fiction’ novel, Girl, Woman, Other (Penguin, May 2019). It was also a Barack Obama Top 19 Book for 2019, received many Book of the Year and Book of the Decade selections internationally, and is currently a finalist for many prizes including The Women’s Prize and the British Book Awards. She is Professor of Creative Writing at Brunel University London, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and its current Vice-Chair; a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts; and a Fellow of the English Association. She was appointed an MBE in 2009.

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