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Aparna Nancherla

actor
comedian

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Aparna Nancherla is an American comedian and actress. She has appeared on Inside Amy Schumer and has written for Late Night with Seth Meyers and Totally Biased with W. Kamau Bell.
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Begin Again
James Baldwin's America and Its Urgent Lessons for Our Own
Eddie S. Glaude Jr. - Jun 30, 2020
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James Baldwin grew disillusioned by the failure of the civil rights movement to force America to confront its lies about race. In the era of Trump, what can we learn from his struggle?"Searing, provocative, and ultimately hopeful . . . Begin Again challenges, illuminates, and points us toward if not a more perfect union then at least a more just on...
Aparna Nancherla
Jan 19, 2021
happy mlk day! i wanted to recommend a few books that got me good: heads of the colored people: stories by nafissa thompson-spires friday black by nana kwame adjei-brenyah begin again: james baldwin's america and its urgent lessons for our own by eddie s. glaude jr.      source
Heads of the Colored People
Stories
Nafissa Thompson-Spires - Jan 22, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Calling to mind the best works of Paul Beatty and Junot Díaz, this collection of moving, timely, and darkly funny stories examines the concept of black identity in this so-called post-racial era.A stunning new talent in literary fiction, Nafissa Thompson-Spires grapples with black identity and the contemporary middle class in these compelling, boun...
Aparna Nancherla
Jan 19, 2021
happy mlk day! i wanted to recommend a few books that got me good: heads of the colored people: stories by nafissa thompson-spires friday black by nana kwame adjei-brenyah begin again: james baldwin's america and its urgent lessons for our own by eddie s. glaude jr.      source
Friday Black
Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah - Oct 23, 2018
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In the stories of Adjei-Brenyahs debut, an amusement park lets players enter augmented reality to hunt terrorists or shoot intruders played by minority actors, a school shooting results in both the victim and gunman stuck in a shared purgatory, and an author sells his soul to a many-tongued god.Adjei-Brenyah's writing will grab you, haunt you, enra...
Aparna Nancherla
Jan 19, 2021
happy mlk day! i wanted to recommend a few books that got me good: heads of the colored people: stories by nafissa thompson-spires friday black by nana kwame adjei-brenyah begin again: james baldwin's america and its urgent lessons for our own by eddie s. glaude jr.      source
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