Book cover for I Am Not Sidney Poitier

I Am Not Sidney Poitier



21 March 2024
288 pages
Imprint: Picador


A hilarious and heart-breaking story of class and race
The most sidesplitting dialogue this side of Catch-22 . . . Not only is the novel smart and without a trace of pretentiousness, it shows Everett as a novelist at the height of his narrative and satirical powers
[A] hilarious strut through the badlands of race and class
Percival Everett adds another unique and entertaining new novel to his collection of fiction with I Am Not Sidney Poitier. Readers can expect the tongue-in-cheek writing style and off-the-wall energy characteristic of Everett . . . Everett succeeds in presenting a comical yet thought-provoking novel that questions the line separating reality from fiction