Abi Daré is the debut novelist of The Girl with the Louding Voice. Her book is a coming of age story about a Nigerian girl, Adunni, who is sold into marriage by her father, and the the journey she goes on to find her voice. Today we talk with Daré about how her characters haunt her thoughts, her unique writing process, and her unexpected day job.
Remember, The Stacks Book Club selection for April is Trust Exercise by Susan Choi, we will discuss the book with Brandon Taylor on April 29th.
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Everything we talk about on today’s episode can be found below in the show notes and on Bookshop.org and Amazon.
- The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré
- The Girl with the Louding Voice by Abi Daré (audiobook)
- The Color Purple by Alice Walker
- The Help by Kathryn Stockett
- A Girl is a Half Formed Thing by Eimear McBride
- Read with Jenna – The Today Show
- Sozaboy by Ken Saro-Wiwa
- A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
- I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai with Christina Lamb
- I am Nujood by Nujood Ali with Delphine Minoui
- Educated by Tara Westover
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