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Tayari Jones

My guest on this episode is Tayari Jones, author of Silver Sparrow and Associate Professor in the MFA program a Rutgers University-Newark. We talk about books as a safe place to grow up, the sweet pain of heart-breaking books, the secret language of Toni Morrison fans, and more much. This episode is sponsored by and The Wonder of All Things by Jason Mott

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Links Discussed in this episode:

“In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried” by Amy Hempel

“A Different World” by Tayari Jones in Tin House