Do you have the courage to try again?
In this episode of OurShelves Lucy Scholes chats to Irenosen Okojie, author of Butterfly Fish; Speak Gigantular, Nudibranch and contributor to the short story collection Hag, about the wonder and power of short stories, finding joy in activism and literary legend Toni Morrison.
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On the nightstand – what books are currently on your bedside table?
Shame On Me by Tessa McWatt
Infinite Gradation by Anne Michaels
Pleasure Activism by Adrienne Maree Brown
On your mind – a recent article or podcast that made you think
Magical piece on a Trinidad hummingbird haven by Yvonne Singh
On repeat – a film/song or series you’ve loved lately
Track Bon acteur from Lous and The Yakuza
On the wall – a photograph you treasure
A photograph of my mum in a car from her early twenties
Pass it on – the novel you would always recommend to friends
In the Ditch by Buchi Emecheta
On the shelf – a book or books that made you think about feminism in a new way
300 Argu – Ments by Sarah Manguso
On the pedestal – tell us about a woman you admire
Tune in next time for more conversation about books, feminism and culture.