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Reading Women releases new episodes every Wednesday. Each month features two episodes on the same theme—one highlighting a range of titles and one discussing two titles more in depth—and two author interviews with women writers whose work we’ve loved.

Interview with Maaza Mengiste

Autumn and Kendra talk with Maaza Mengiste about her new novel The Shadow King. You can find the complete show notes and transcript for the episode on our website.

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Maaza Recommends

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