Ekow Eshun is a former editor of the British men's magazine Arena and is now artistic director of the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, where he lives. This is his first book.
"A life-affirming memoir about belonging, identity, and hope." --Ebony"An impressive debut. . .An unusual memoir in which the personal and the political are entwined with great skill." --The Times (London)"Leavened with insight, self-awareness, and flashes of humor . . .Eshun is a skilled wordsmith." --Christian Science Monitor "Refreshing. . .Eshun's writing is fluid and self-assured. . .his wistfulness and wry sense of humor add to the book's charm. . .an engaging and eye-opening account of one man's journey toward self-discovery." --Black Issues Book Review