Ayobami Adebayo, author of the latest Book Club Central selection by Sarah Jessica Parker and the American Library Association, joins Professional Book Nerd all the way from Nigeria to discuss her moving novel Stay with Me. Adebayo also discusses how she built a character out of her surroundings, studying under legendary authors, and realizing that there is no perfect situation to write . . . you simply have to do it.
She also offered the following African literary selections:
When We Speak of Nothing by Olumide Popoola
Longthroat Memoirs by Yemisi Aribisala
Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi
What It Means When a Man Falls from the Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah
Nervous Conditions by Tsitsi Dangarembga