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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

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Stay linked to BABEL authors: a roundup of BABEL links from around the internet

Missing BABEL? Us, too. If you’re looking for literary inspiration, here’s a roundup of links—videos, articles, podcasts, and more—featuring past BABEL authors.

photograph by Nancy J. Parisi

Learn about the books that Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie loves, reads while working, and keeps on her nightstand in this “By The Book” interview from the New York Times—a quick, fun Q&A that will leave you with a ton of book recommendations.

Viet Thanh Nguyen

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Viet Thanh Nguyen
appears in—and recommends watching—the upcoming documentary Asian Americans, premiering May 11 & 12 on PBS.

Marlon James - BABEL 10192016

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For witty banter and Brontë hot takes, check out the podcast
Marlon and Jake Read Dead People, co-hosted by Marlon James and Jake Morrissey, his editor at Riverhead Books. In their words, they discuss “books and authors we think are worth knowing more about, and we’re going to be honest. Brutally, unsparingly honest. Which is why these authors have to be dead.”

Amy Tan

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More than one BABEL author has joined Cheryl Strayed on the phone in
Sugar Calling, her new podcast out through the New York Times. The series premiered with George Saunders, and featured Amy Tan at the end of April in a discussion about family and “the long arc of resilience.”

George Saunders

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Have a BABEL-related link recommendation to add to the next roundup? Email Meghan at mpipe@justbuffalo.org!