Ayobami Adebayo, the latest Book Club Central selection by Sarah Jessica Parker and the American Library Association, joins Adam all the way from Nigeria to discuss her moving novel Stay with Me. They also discuss how she built a character out of her surroundings, studying under legendary authors and that realizing that there is no perfect situation to write... you simply have to do it.
She also offered the following African literary selections:
Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga
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