Akwaeke Emezi – “You Made a Fool of Death with Your Beauty” | The Daily Show

Published on June 2, 2022

Akwaeke Emezi discusses writing seven books in four years, creating stories that combine love and grief, and connecting their characters to different ways of being. #DailyShow #Comedy



  • Mhlave 8 months ago

    I have too many books 📚 to write ✍ .

  • Praises O. 8 months ago

    I absolutely love Akwaeke Emezi! They are such an amazing writer and certainly a force to be reckoned with.🥹

  • Ross Nour 8 months ago

    Loved this interview, and got one thing out of it that some might have missed, so texas and florida now are like Nigeria when they was 13! #banningbooks

  • Sean bou 8 months ago

    Your book sounds wonderful and interesting to read.
    Grief! All human we all had grief, but yes for sure is up to us to learn and turn to the meaning of our life.
    If we always carry on the sadness of life, we will never find peace and happiness for our meaning.
    I believe it is hard to deal with grief, but if someone could do, we all can do it, just up to time and patience.
    Take positive to guide us to peace and happiness of life.
    So much negative around the world that effect all of us emotionally.
    But the point is do we allowed that to stop our life towards positive life?
    And Trevor Mom she did it, despite all the problem and grief through her life.
    She still a wonderful and happy mom and the hero of her wonderful childrens.
    This is just one example, but real life.
    I believe have a lot of people did it.
    Hope, positive and love, we all will find a piece of happiness for our life meaning.
    Love and appreciate you both for wonderful works.

  • Jessica 8 months ago

    They’re so brilliant. The way they smile and talk and the way their mind works… everything is absolutely stunning.

  • SaInt of MysTiCal gENitalia 8 months ago

    Akwaeke is absolutely amazing and the work they create is exactly what we need.

  • eromosele siren 8 months ago

    i love the convo. thank you for making it available.

  • ADDA BLOOMS 8 months ago

    I absolutely love their work. I read The Death of Vivek Oji and fell in love! I can’t wait to read all their other books. ❤️

  • phylliseva 8 months ago

    Again I have learned !! An author I was not familiar with & 7 books to read. The interview was well done.

  • zucchinigreen 8 months ago

    Amazing! Excellent interview with great respect and appreciation. Trevor just nails it.

    And Akwaeke is a real tour de force. I can’t wait to read the book!

  • Venkat Nandan 8 months ago

    jai baliya

  • Shubhika 8 months ago

    Why is she wearing that, just why?

  • Joey 8 months ago

    ordering her books 🙌🏾

  • F. N. Lorter 8 months ago

    I don’t get it. Trevor said “they” but only one woman showed up.

  • Sun Shine 8 months ago

    Checked them on wiki, and though they are nigerian with srilankan roots,but i, a south indian, feel represented with those ornaments they’re wearing. 👏👏👏

  • Jedii Kniight 8 months ago

    She looks like she could also be from Oaxaca, Mexico

  • SuperBabytee1 8 months ago

    Why is everyone saying “they”? Is this person part of a group?


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