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Such a Fun Age by Kiley Reid – witty take on class and race in America

BY Francesca Peacock   /  8 February 2020

At the heart of Kiley Reid’s debut novel Such A Fun Age (2020) is a moment you feel like you’ve watched, horrified, on viral shaky iPhone footage: a black babysitter is accused of kidnapping the white child she is looking after by a supermarket security worker. But this is fiction, and Reid is interested in the toxic racial dynamics of modern America, and so much more.


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