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  • This honest, engaging memoir shares such gems . . . the perfect read for anyone who dreams big

    The Times & The Sunday Times, Book of the Year
  • Raw and emotive . . . a powerful account of how Evaristo got to the top of her game - it's moving, but there's also much humour and joy

  • Manifesto combines the personal with the practical to powerful effect

    The Guardian
  • Bernardine Evaristo is one of those writers who should be read by everyone, everywhere

    Elif Shafak, author of the bestselling The Island of Missing Trees
  • A bold memoir. Prepare to be inspired

  • A meditation on personal transformation, cultural inequalities, activism, belonging, love and friendships - and above all, the power of creativity

    New Statesman
  • Bernardine Evaristo is one of Britain's best writers, an iconic and unique voice, filled with warmth, subtlety and humanity. Exceptional

    Nikesh Shukla, author of Brown Baby and The Good Immigrant
  • How I wish when I was 18, that someone - if not necessarily my school - had also thrust Manifesto into my hands

    Evening Standard
  • Shimmers with unfailing self-belief and a strong vein of humility

    The Spectator
  • This humorous and eye-opening memoir is fascinating . . . and beautifully told

    Sunday Telegraph, Five Books That Will Make You See the World Differently

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