Mike Gayle's good-natured comedy sees lonely widower Hubert Bird forced to face up to the fabricated life he has created to pacify his daughter. Hubert Bird is not alone in being alone. He just needs to realise it.
In this collection of beautifully written letters, Shaka Senghor traces his journey as a Black man in America and unpacks the toxic and misguided messages about masculinity, mental health, love, and success that boys learn from an early age.
This fast-paced, action-packed debut kicks off a duology of loyalty and rebellion, in which a young Black woman must survive deadly trials in a racist and misogynistic society to become an elite warrior.