Sapphire, the author of Push and The Kid, tells us what she enjoys reading in her spare time and more!
What have you read or seen lately (book, play, film, etc.) that moved or surprised you?
Books: The Collected Novels of Jean Rhys, Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable
Plays: Ruined, Fela
Films: For Colored Girls (Tyler Perry), Black Swan
What are you listening to right now?
A lot of Sonny Rollins. I went to his 80th birthday celebration at the Beacon, and I can’t get enough!
What’s the last great book you read?
I’m reading Vanity Fair. I just finished another Victorian favorite, Hard Times.
What’s one thing you’re a fan of that people might not expect?
Victorian literature, especially Dickens and the Brontes.
What’s your favorite comfort food?