Journalist and debut author Cecile Pin. Author of Women's Prize long-listed WANDERING SOULS, a luminous debut about the lives of three young refugees and the echo their experience has through generations.
Cecile chats about:how her philosophy degrees feed into her writinginterviewing Ocean Vuong as her first journalism gighow the background of her book was pieced together using her own family history transcripts from downing street meetings and videos on youtube the benefits of being in a writing group.
Guest: Cecile Pin Twitter: @CecilekvPin. IG: @cecilekvpin Books: Wandering Souls by Cecile Pin
Host: Kate Sawyer Twitter: @katesawyer IG: @mskatesawyer Books: The Stranding by Kate Sawyer , This Family (coming May 2023. Available to pre-order now!)
Cecile’s book recommendations:
Books for fan’s of Cecile’s work: Human Acts by Han Kang, The Red Parts by Maggie Nelson, Atonement by Ian McEwan
A book Cecile has always loved: Silence of the Girls by Pat Barker
A book that’s been published recently or is coming soon: Ghost Girl, Banana by Wiz Wharton
Other books discussed in this episode: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, Minor Feelings by Cathy Park Hong, Girl Woman Other by Bernadine Evaristo, Greek Lessons by Han Kang
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This week’s drink: Spicy Mango Moscow Mule via Fresh Flavorful
INGREDIENTS:3 oz ginger beer1.5 oz vodka (jalapeno or habanero infused, optional)1 oz mango puree.5 oz lime juice (½ lime)1 ¼ inch jalapeno round
INSTRUCTIONS:Make mango puree. Peel mango and add flesh to a blender or food processor, reserving a few spears for garnish. Add the juice of ½ a lime and enough water to process the fruit and turn it into a pourable puree. Cover and refrigerate until ready to use, up to 3 days.In a large shaker add 1 jalapeño round (de-seeded if desired). Press down with the back of a wooden spoon or a muddler to crush, releasing the oils.Add mango puree, vodka and lime juice. Fill shaker with ice and shake to combine.Strain mixture over ice in a copper mug or tall glass. There's no need to strain over ice if omitting the jalapeño, simply pour it all in a mug instead.Top with Ginger Beer and garnish with a chili-dipped mango spear.
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