Death, Sex & Money Live with Akwaeke Emezi
Originally Aired: Monday, August 17, 2020
L: Photo courtesy of the guest; R: WNYC
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Join Death, Sex & Money host Anna Sale for a live conversation with author Akwaeke Emezi about The Death of Vivek Oji, their new novel about family, both biological and chosen, gender identity and grief.
Emezi will also take questions from viewers about their work.
Akwaeke Emezi is the author of the novel The Death of Vivek Oji, published by Riverhead Books. Their debut novel Freshwater was named a New York Times Notable Book and shortlisted for the PEN/Hemingway Award, the NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award, the Lambda Literary Award, the Center for Fiction’s First Novel Prize, and was longlisted for a number of other awards. Emezi’s second book, Pet, was a finalist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.
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