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For Such a Time as This by Shani Akilah

For Such a Time as This by Shani Akilah

SKU: 9780861546923

A group of young, Black British friends navigate their way through the ups and downs of modern London life, in this richly imagined collection of linked stories. 'Heartachingly beautiful.' Lizzie Damilola Blackburn, author of Yinka, Where is Your Huzband?'Full of heart.' Taiye Selasi, author of Ghana Must Go'Devoured this in one day…suffused with love and warmth.' Jendella Benson, author of Hope & GloryThese are the people who sustain us through good times and bad. Meet Niah and her friends. They’re young, they’re smart, they’re part of a tight friendship group determined to make the most of every day.

And their lives are about to change forever. From the tingling excitement of a new relationship to the challenges of online dating, from the shadow of racism in the workplace to the isolation of Covid-19, the stories in For Such a Time as This burst with romance and friendship. This stunning new collection is a powerful snapshot of the relationships – and moments – that make us who we are.

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