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This special festive episode brings you conversations with Patric Tariq Mellet and Angela Makholwa, as well as recommendations from Book Lounge staff from the 2020 Festive Reading Guide.
Jess recommends ‘Kantiga Finds the Perfect Name’ by Mabel Mnensa, ‘A Journey Through the Greek Myths’ written by Marchella Ward and illustrated by Sander Berg, and ‘The Black Kids’ by Christina Hammonds Reed. Megan enjoyed ‘The Thursday Murder Club’ by Richard Osman. Luami talks about ‘Charlotte’ by Helen Moffett, ‘Exciting Times’ by Naoise Dolan and ‘Luster’ by Raven Lailani. Vasti mentions ‘Living While Feminist’, edited by Jen Thorpe, ‘Femicide in South Africa’ by Dr Nechama Brodie, ‘The Pink Line’ by Mark Gevisser, and 'Jobur Noir' by Niq Mhlongo, and Mervyn talks about ‘How to Spot a Fascist’ by Umberto Eco, ‘How to Stay Sane’ by Elif Shafak, ‘Azadi: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction’ by Arundhati Roy, ‘Transcendent Kingdom’ by Yaa Gyasi, ‘The Death of Vivek Oji’ by Akwaeke Emezi, and ‘So For the Record’ by Anton Harber.
Hosted by Vasti Calitz. Produced by Andri Burnett.