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Angela Saini combines science, history and politics to explain how race maps out biologically; the abuse of the idea of race; and how those on the far-right are attempting to repackage racism. In the words of Reni Eddo-Lodge, author of Why I Am No Longer Talking To White People About Race, Angela’s writing ‘Roundly debunks racism’s core lie – that inequality is to do with genetics, rather than political power’ A Guardian, New Statesman, Stylist and Bitch top book of the year to look out for in 2019, a Financial Times 2019 top summer book pick and a Guardian, New Statesman, Telegraph and Library Journal book of 2019.
‘essential reading’ TLS
‘brilliant and devastating book’ Telegraph
‘as impassioned as it is elegant’ New Statesman
Angela Saini, MScs in Engineering from Oxford University and in Science and Security from King’s College London, became an ITN news trainee, before joining the BBC as a reporter, where she won a Prix Circom European award for her News at Ten investigation into bogus universities. She presents science programmes on the BBC, and her BBC Four twopart documentary series Eugenics: Science’s Greatest Scandal was shown in October 2019. Her writing features in the Guardian, Times, Prospect, New Scientist, New Humanist, Wired, Vogue, Stylist and The Economist. Angela is an advisory board member of the Royal Institution and the Manchester Museum of Science and Industry. In 2019 she was made an Honorary Fellow of the British Science Association and gave the UCL Women Flagship Lecture. Her other books are Geek Nation a best seller in India, and Inferior, translated into eleven languages, and Physics World Book of the Year 2017.
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