Saturday, September 7, 2013

Podcast - Kiese Laymon

Stephen Usery interviews Jackson, Mississippi native and Vassar College professor Kiese Laymon about his two new books. Long Division is the story of contemporary Jackson teenager named City Coldson, who finds a novel starring a teen from the 1980s with his same name. How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America is a collection of unflinching essays which examine race and class in America and how it often fails to live up to its promise of liberty and justice for all.

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