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On this first episode of Late Night Lit, Late Night's new literary podcast, supervising producer Sarah Jenks-Daly talks to two-time Pulitzer winning author Colson Whitehead.
She also speaks with Danielle Mullen, founder of Semicolon, the only black female owned bookstore in Chicago.
Plus, hear some book recommendations from members of the Late Night staff.
Books mentioned in this episode:
"The Nickel Boys" by Colson Whitehead
"Zone One" by Colson Whitehead
"The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead
"The City We Became" by N.K. Jemisin
"Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid
"The Vanishing Half" by Brit Bennett
"Luster" by Raven Leilani
"How Much of These Hills is Gold" by C. Pam Zhang
"Dance Dance Dance" by Haruki Murakami
"Talking to Strangers" by Malcolm Gladwell