The Maris Review

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Hosted by Maris Kreizman, cultural critic and author of the bestselling Slaughterhouse 90210, talks to authors you should know about their own books and the books they love, the shows and films they’ve watched, the music they’ve listened to, and the links they’ve clicked.

Episode 78: Kiese Laymon

Born and raised in Jackson, Mississippi, Kiese Laymon, Ottilie Schillig Professor in English and Creative Writing and the University of Mississippi, is the author of the novel Long Division, the memoir Heavy, and the essay collection How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America.

Recommended Reading:

The Prophets by Robert Jones, Jr.

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw

Breathe by Imani Perry

The Yellow House by Sarah Broom

Libertie by Kaitlyn Greenidge

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