Monthly Archives: July 2013

Tired Of Being Black? A Child’s-Eye View Of Literature

Gabriel Gbadamosi’s novel ‘Vauxhall’ and Colin Grant’s memoir ‘Bageye at the Wheel’ both feature child narrators who act as go-betweens between black and white worlds. In an evening at the Free Word Centre exploring how blackness can be both defining and limiting for authors, Colin, Gabriel and members of the audience spoke to us about the child characters from their favourite books who made an impression on their lives. Listen