17 minutes | Sep 1st 2017

Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi's moving novel Homegoing begins with the divergent fates of two half-sisters in 18th Century Ghana, and weaves in the stories of their descendants across eight generations and three hundred years of history.  In this episode of the podcast,  the author talks with Miwa Messer about how a visit to a slave-trading castle on the West African coast inspired her ambitious and critically acclaimed debut.

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