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Episode 390: Asali Solomon

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This week we’re joined by returning guest Asali Solomon (author of The Days of Afrekete) to discuss Kiese Laymon’s award-winning memoir, Heavy. We talk about what people expect from memoir, and why readers are sometimes put off by complicated stories without easy resolutions.

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