"That Asian Kid" Book Launch

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49 Brixton Station Road

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Please come and join Round Table Books and Troika Books to celebrate the launch of Savita Kalhan’s latest novel "That Asian Kid"!

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Savita will be doing a reading and signing copies of That Asian Kid, which will be available on the night for purchase along with her other work, The Girl in the Broken Mirror, and a series of her favourites provided by local Brixton bookshop, Round Table Books.

With refreshments and music from the soundtrack of the book!

Wittily covering the nuances of minority and privilege, right and wrong and the choices we all have to make about who we want to be growing up in the voice of a smart-alec 15 year old boy called Jeevan, That Asian Kid is sure to capture you.

Despite his hard work and brains, Jeevan, is doing badly in his GCSE English literature class. His teacher, Mrs Greaves, dislikes him intensely and Jeevan is convinced that he is the victim of racial prejudice. Can he stand up for what's right? When he comes upon her in the woods outside school in a compromising situation with another teacher, Jeevan can't help but film the scene on his phone. With this secret new ammunition at his fingertips - dare he upload it to social media?

Patrice Lawrence, award-winning author of Orangeboy: "A funny and astute book about friendships, dodgy teachers and a ticking time bomb video that goes viral"

Muhammad Khan, author of I Am Thunder and Kick the Moon: "This is every teenager's worst nightmare: an unscrupulous teacher who doesn't play by the rules. Intriguing, disturbing and full of moral dilemma: this story will have you rooting for its plucky protagonist Jeevan"

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