Bestsellers / Zakiya Dalila Harris

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The Other Black Girl is a searing account of the publishing world, as told by, well, there's a clue in the title... Actually there are a number of Black women telling their stories in this thriller of a read, which happens to be Zakiya's debut as a fiction author. She joins Phil and Natalie from her home in Brooklyn, NYC to explain how her novel has comparable themes to movies such as Get Out, The Devil Wears Prada and The Stepford Wives. Competitiveness in the workplace is another theme, as is why some women can be so mean to each other. Oh, and did we mention MC Hammer? Phil does, listen to the end to find out more...


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