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Kissing Palms?

8/20/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week, we speak Romeo and Juliet, whether Shakespeare is still necessary, the problematicness of Mean Girls and shout out to Stormzy! Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Romeo and Juliet - William Shakespeare Film: Mean Girls Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays...

Duration:01:30:17

Can You Be Black And...

8/12/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week we talk Black radicalism with academic Kehinde Andrews, and his book 'Back To Black'. We talk Black radical thought, Pan Africanism, Western economics, and being black in Academia. Also, we ask 'Can you be Black and...' Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Zero to One - Peter Thiel How To Stop Time - Matt Haig Last Speeches...

Duration:01:23:59

Your Wealth Has Increased!

8/6/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week we talk about Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi, the politics of gender, the power of names and why we need to look for the magic in all of us! Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: X and Why - Tom Whipple Children of Blood and Bone - Tomi Adeyemi The Reactive - Masande Ntshanga How To Win Friends and Influence...

Duration:01:25:46

Be True. Be Ravenclaw.

7/29/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week we talk about Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, why we do relationships all wrong, Guy Gunaratne on the Man Booker Long List and why we shouldn't hide ourselves from the world. Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Born A Crime - Trevor Noah Harry Potter and Philosopher's Stone - J.K Rowling Mastery of Love - Don...

Duration:01:30:53

Glory Be To Gawd

7/22/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week we talk about What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky, anxiety coping mechanisms, going back home and the state of Bridget Jones. Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Less - Andrew Sean Greer The Stranger On The Bridge - Jonny Benjamin What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky - Lesley Nneka Armah Film: No Film...

Duration:01:22:47

Mandela Forever ft Ndaba Mandela

7/15/2018
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To celebrate 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, this week we were joined by the inspiring Ndaba Mandela to discuss his new book, Going To The Mountain: Life Lessons from my Grandfather. We talk about Nelson Mandela the leader and grandfather, service as true leadership, empowerment, and the film Black Panther. Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Bryan Stevenson -...

Duration:00:44:00

Self Reliance Mixdown

7/8/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week we talk about self-reliance, #Merky Books, Supernatural dramas and whether we are really non-conformists. Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Michael Donkor - Hold Fumio Sasaki - Goodbye, Things Film: Twilight: New Moon Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays...

Duration:01:15:26

All About Love

7/1/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit live at Last Word! at Roundhouse London! Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: All About Love - bell hooks Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Get involved! Don't forget to tweet us your thoughts on the episode! Rate and review us on iTunes,...

Duration:00:47:53

The Multi-Hyphenates ft Emma Gannon

6/25/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week we speak to author, journalist, broadcaster, podcaster and multi-talented extraordinaire Emma Gannon, author of The Multi-Hyphen Method! We discuss burnout, generational differences, finances, Erin Brockovich and the audacity of Bey. Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Sing Unburied Sing - Jasmyn Ward Chicken Soup for...

Duration:01:01:57

Oh My God, Becky?! ft Gabourey Sidibe

6/17/2018
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Welcome back to Mostly Lit! This week we speak to author and actress. Gabourey Sidibe (@GabbySidibe) about her new book, This Is Just My Face, Try Not To Stare while on her UK tour! We discuss spirituality, African parents, Mental Health and of course, Beyonce! Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Chicken Soup For The Soul - Jack Cranfield Children of Blood...

Duration:01:09:30

Your Utmost Happiness ft Arundhati Roy

6/11/2018
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This week we speak to author Arundhati Roy about her second book, Ministry of Utmost Happiness in a rare and first time ever conversation on a podcast! We discuss spirituality, geo-politics, culture and the Vietnam War. Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Emperor's Babe - Bernadine Evaristo Art of Living - Thich Nhat Hahn Baracoon - Zora Neale Hurston...

Duration:00:58:59

The Terrible ft Yrsa Daley-Ward

6/4/2018
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Welcome Back! This week we speak to writer, poet and performer Yrsa Daley-Ward, about her latest memoir 'The Terrible' released on Tuesday 6th June. We discuss religion, sexuality, grief and our roots. Not one to miss! Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: Waiting for Godot - Samuel Beckett Difficult Women Ayiti - Roxanne Gay Film: Fish Tank (2009) Intro Music by:...

Duration:00:59:34

We Are Home

5/27/2018
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We come to you live from Waterstones. Enjoy! Music by: @StuffDeejSays ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Get involved! Don't forget to tweet us your thoughts on the episode! Rate and review us on iTunes, Soundcloud and YouTube! Follow us on: Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/podcast/mostly-lit-2?refid=stpr Twitter - @mostlylit Instagram - @mostlylitpod YouTube - www.youtube.com/channel/UCNSap_m48BXPUViJofbUYCQ Email - mostlylit@gmail.com...

Duration:01:43:44

The Hidden Figure

5/14/2018
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Welcome to a new episode of Mostly Lit! This week we discuss the nuances of Black Britishness vs African Americaness with our guest Jamia Wilson (@jamiaw)the author of Young, Gifted and Black: Meet 52 Black Heroes from Past and Present. Make sure to comment, subscribe and share! Music by: @StuffDeejSays ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mostly Flics: Hidden Figures ---------------- Get involved! Don't forget to tweet us your...

Duration:00:49:56

Dry Cries And Thanos

5/7/2018
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Welcome to a new episode of Mostly Lit! Books that made us cry. Happy cry. Ugly cry. Thug cry. *Spoilers throughout the episode. You were warned* Make sure to comment, subscribe and share! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Books: All My Sisters Wear Travelling Shoes - Maya Angelou The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini Persuasion - Jane Austen Nervous Conditions - Tsitsi Dangarembga The Nightingale and The Rose - Oscar Wilde Brief...

Duration:01:13:04

Delete Tweets? I'd Prefer Not To.

4/23/2018
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Welcome to a new episode of Mostly Lit! This week we discuss Herman Melville's Bartleby the Scrivener, the phrase 'I'd prefer not to', resisting the status quo and celebrities deleting tweets! (With a slight bit of excitement leading up to Avenger's Infinity War - Who do you think will die?) We've also brought back an old segment! Make sure to comment, subscribe and share! Music by: @StuffDeejSays...

Duration:01:13:54

Mad And Furious ft Guy Gunaratne

4/16/2018
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Welcome to a new episode of Mostly Lit! This week we’re joined by author of In Our Mad and Furious City, Guy Gunaratne, as we discuss the inner workings of young London, Meryl Streep and should we cancel our faves? Make sure to comment, subscribe and share! Music by: @StuffDeejSays ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mostly Flics: What Happened To Monday? ---------------- Get involved! Don't forget to tweet us your thoughts on the...

Duration:01:15:23

Learning From a Scholar ft Courttia Newland

4/9/2018
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Welcome to a new episode of Mostly Lit! This week we’re joined by the amazing author, Courttia Newland. He talks to us about how he came to write The Scholar, class wars, the working class narrative, the failings of the prison system and more! Music by: @StuffDeejSays ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mostly Flics: The Shawshank Redemption ---------------- Get involved! Don't forget to tweet us your thoughts on the episode, the...

Duration:01:25:22

Spring Reads!

4/2/2018
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Welcome to a new episode of Mostly Lit! Derek is Eeyore Rai is Tigger Alex is Pooh Who are you? It's our reading list episode - Spring Reads! Let us know thoughts. Music by: @StuffDeejSays ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Mostly Flics: BBC Searching for Grenfell's Lost Lives: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b09xptp8 BBXO Hard Road To Travel: https://soundcloud.com/bbxoofficial/hard-road-to-travel-private-preview ----------------...

Duration:01:18:16

Stay With Me ft Ayobami Adebayo

3/26/2018
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Welcome to a new episode of Mostly Lit! The trio are joined by author of 'Stay With Me' Ayobami Adebayo (@ayobamiadebayo) Let's get into it! ---------------- Get involved! Don't forget to tweet us your thoughts on the episode, the books and the film! Rate and review us on iTunes, Soundcloud and YouTube! Follow us on: Stitcher: www.stitcher.com/podcast/mostly-lit-2?refid=stpr Twitter - @mostlylit Instagram - @mostlylitpod YouTube - www.youtube.com/channel/UCNSap_m48BXPUViJofbUYCQ Email -...

Duration:01:02:14