• "Full of powerful writing. Many of the best contributions come from writers who are refugees, or second-generation refugees, themselves … Again and again, these writers argue for empathy."

  • "A powerful, and frequently harrowing, collection … I read it with fascination"

    Penelope Lively
  • "A beautiful insight into the painful individuality of the refugee"

    Jon Snow
  • "A first-class collection of essays and poems, stories and memoirs. Addictively readable, they are strong, angry, compassionate and enlightening."

    Sue Gaisford, The Tablet
  • "It is a moving, poignant, sometimes painful but always enlightening book … rich and wide-ranging…"

    Judith Vidal-Hall, Literary Review