32 min

Caribbean Professor Explores Racial Injustice In Novel Hopeton Hay Podcasts

    • Society & Culture

Host Hopeton Hay interviews award winning author Elizabeth Nunez about her latest novel NOW LILA KNOWS.  In NOW LILA KNOW Caribbean professor Lila Bonnard arrives in Vermont for a short-term teaching position and is forced to confront the terrible legacy of American (in)justice.  In the novel, Lila says “I know the game they're playing…I suspect white America is more comfortable with us, foreign blacks, with you, African Americans, they have a constant reminder of America's original sin.”More information on NOW LILA KNOWS is available at http://www.akashicbooks.com/catalog/now-lila-knows/.  Hopeton can be reached at hbh@diversevoicesbookreview.com. 

Host Hopeton Hay interviews award winning author Elizabeth Nunez about her latest novel NOW LILA KNOWS.  In NOW LILA KNOW Caribbean professor Lila Bonnard arrives in Vermont for a short-term teaching position and is forced to confront the terrible legacy of American (in)justice.  In the novel, Lila says “I know the game they're playing…I suspect white America is more comfortable with us, foreign blacks, with you, African Americans, they have a constant reminder of America's original sin.”More information on NOW LILA KNOWS is available at http://www.akashicbooks.com/catalog/now-lila-knows/.  Hopeton can be reached at hbh@diversevoicesbookreview.com. 

32 min