The following books have been recommended by many people in the journey to better understanding anti-racism work.
We've tried to link through to bookshops owned by people of colour, and where we haven't been able to find the books in these shops, we've linked to, which supports local and independant bookstores.

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

by Reni Eddo Lodge


The New Jim Crow

by Michelle Alexander

This Book is Anti-Racist

by Tiffany Jewell


How To Be an Antiracist

by Ibram X. Kendi


So You Want To Talk About Race

by Ijeoma Oluo

Me and White Supremacy

by Layla F Saad

Women, Race & Class

by Angela Y. Davis


Notes of a Native Son

by James Baldwin

Why Are all the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria

by Beverly Daniel Tatum

Sister Outsider

by Audre Lorde




by Akala


White Rage

by Carol Anderson


White Fragility

by Robin DiAngelo



Well-Read Black Girl: Finding Our Stories, Discovering Ourselves

by Glory Edim


We Were 8 Years in Power

by Ta-Nehisi Coates


Black and British: A Forgotten History

by David Olusoga



Girl, Woman, Other

by Bernadine Evaristo


The Heart of the Race: Black Women’s Lives in Britain

by Beverly Bryan, Stella Dadzie, & Suzanne Scafe, Lola Okolosie



The Good Immigrant

Edited by Nikesh Shukla



I Will Not Be Erased

by gal-dem




by Afua Hirsch