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Interview with Namwali Serpell

Autumn and Kendra talk with Namwali Serpell about her new book The Old Drift, which is out now from Hogarth Books. Find the show notes of this episode, including a transcript, on our website.

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Books MentionedThe Old Drift by Namwali Serpell

Namwali RecommendsWhen Rain Clouds Gather by Bessie HeadWoman at Point Zero by Nwal El-SaadawiFreshwater by Akwaeki EmeziWe Need New Names by NoViolet BulawayoNervous Conditions by Tsitsi DangarembgaKintu by Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi

Namwali Serpell: Website | Twitter | Buy the Book

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