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Fall in love with reading all over again while flipping the script with a musical take on your favourite books with Books & Rhymes, the podcast. Every Monday, join Sarah Ozo-Irabor on a musical journey through the works of new and classic authors. Listen to an extended playlist of songs featured in each episode on booksandrhymes.com. For a chance to win signed copies of critically acclaimed releases, sign up to the mailing list. Follow @BooksAndRhymes on instagram and twitter.

Fall in love with reading all over again while flipping the script with a musical take on your favourite books with Books & Rhymes, the podcast. Every Monday, join Sarah Ozo-Irabor on a musical journey through the works of new and classic authors. Listen to an extended playlist of songs featured in each episode on booksandrhymes.com. For a chance to win signed copies of critically acclaimed releases, sign up to the mailing list. Follow @BooksAndRhymes on instagram and twitter.
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United Kingdom

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Fall in love with reading all over again while flipping the script with a musical take on your favourite books with Books & Rhymes, the podcast. Every Monday, join Sarah Ozo-Irabor on a musical journey through the works of new and classic authors. Listen to an extended playlist of songs featured in each episode on booksandrhymes.com. For a chance to win signed copies of critically acclaimed releases, sign up to the mailing list. Follow @BooksAndRhymes on instagram and twitter.

Language:

English

Contact:

+44 2079239675


Episodes

A Society Within: 'Seeing' Yourself in Literature with Saraiya Bah

5/15/2019
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I am joined by Saraiya Bah, a British poet and cultural producer of Sierra Leonian descent, whose work draws on the West African tradition of storytelling. In our discussion, Saraiya draws connections between Malcom X & Nas, Erykah Badu’s music & teenagers in inner city London, and Saraiya situates Lauryn Hill’s work in Mariama Ba’s iconic nove, So Long a letter. Saraiya Bah is an entire mood! Her honest engagement with literature is inspiring. Listen to her poetry and find out more about...

Duration:01:09:27

"Emotional Landscape": ‘The Old Drift’ with Namwali Serpell

5/6/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of Books & Rhymes, the podcast where I invite guests to pair a book with a song or an album that sparks the same emotional connection. This episode is an absolute treat as Namwali Serpell, author of the critically acclaimed debut novel, ‘The Old Drift’, takes us on a musical journey through the 20 year period of writing the book, the problematic nature of literary prizes, the strangeness of reality, and the real meaning of the phrase 'Muzungu'. Namwali Serpell...

Duration:01:09:39

Episode 00: Introducing Books & Rhymes, the podcast

4/24/2019
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Welcome to Books and rhymes, the podcast that makes you fall in love with reading, whilst flipping the script with a musical twist on your favourite books. I invite guests to pair a book with a song or an album that sparks the same emotional connection. I’m your host, Sarah, a west African in the diaspora with a deep abiding love for the written word. Join me every Monday on a musical journey through the works of new and classic authors. An extended playlist of songs featured in each...

Duration:00:04:35