This book certainly takes the reader on an intellectually stimulating journey and makes a compelling case for a post-racial future. Unfortunately, these philosophical constructions may offer no solution whatsoever for the casualties of existing racial prejudice, who will still feel the spectre of racism everywhere they go.
Calamity: The Many Lives of Calamity Jane
"as Karen Jones sets out dismayingly early in her book, the only things that the real-life ‘Calamity Jane’ can with confidence be said to have in common with her legend is that she wore trousers, swore like a navvy and was pissed all the time..."
— The Spectator