All Sides Weekend: Books
The novel “Hell of a Book” went from a publisher’s discard pile a decade ago to National Book Award winner this week.
Author Jason Mott won the fiction prize for his account of a Black author on a book tour whose life intersects with a Black boy in the rural South.
Today on All Sides Weekend: Books, host Christopher Purdy and guests discuss the National Book Award winners and offer other reading recommendations.
- Kassie Rose, WOSU book critic
- Kris Hickey, youth services manager at the Whetstone branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library
- Nick White, author and assistant professor of creative writing at Ohio State University
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