A New Way Forward: Mateo Askaripour & Natasha Brown
Originally aired on October 27
Re-release November 30
From opposite sides of the ocean, debut authors Mateo Askaripour and Natasha Brown join us to discuss their novels, Black Buck and Assembly. With Black protagonists at the fore of their stories, the authors showcase the differences and similarities of the Black experience in the UK and US. Askaripour’s Black Buck peers into the inner workings of an elite American startup, the struggle of being its only Black employee, and the possibilities that could come with playing a whole new game. In Assembly, Brown shows us what can happen when doing everything right can become all too much, and a woman must consider walking away from everything she was meant to be.
Interviewer: Fiona Raye Clarke
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