How to Proceed - with Edwidge DanticatIllustration: Julius Vidarssønn Langhoff

30. mars 2021

How to Proceed – with Edwidge Danticat

A new episode in our podcast with Linn Ullmann

In this episode, the Haitian-American writer Edwidge Danticat talks to our guest interviewer, writer and editor John Freeman, about mourning and death, about birds and migration, about literary ancestors – and Toni Morrison.

Listen to the episode here:

You can read more about Edwidge Danticat and her publications here, and about John Freeman and his publications here.

Want more? In this episode, Edwidge and John also talked about:

Edwidge Danticat, Breath, Eyes, Memory
 –  Everything Inside
–  The Art of Death
–  Create Dangerously
–  The Farming of Bones
–  The Dew Breaker
–  Krik-Krak
–  Claire of the Sea Light
Ed. The Butterfly’s Way. Voices from the Haitian Dyaspora in the United States
Ed. Haitian Noir 1 + 2
“Mourning in place”, in the New York Review of Books

C.S. Lewis

Taye Selasi

Toni Morrison, Sula
 –  The Bluest Eye
–  Song of Solomon

Ars Moriendi

Leo Tolstoy

Alfred Hitchcock, The Birds

Voltaire, Candide

Jaques Romain, Masters of the Dew (trans. By Langston Hughes)

Dany Laferrière, Je suis un écrivain japonais (I Am a Japanese Writer, trans. By David Homel)

Émile Zola, L’Assommoir

Victor Hugo, Les Miserables

Alexandre Dumas

Jaques Stephen Alexis

Marie Vieux-Chauvet

Jean Dominique

Deborah Levy

Igbo Landing

Henry Louis Gates Jr, The Black Church

Annie Dillard, The Writing Life

George Saunders

Ludwig Bemelmans, Madeline

Daniel Evans

ZZ Packer

Daniel Alarcón

Bryan Washington

Jean Toomer, Cane

The Decameron Project

Zadie Smith, Intimations

Giovanni Bocaccio, The Decameron