Yaa Gyasi Worked with a Neuroscientist for Her New Book, Transcendent Kingdom

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Published on October 9, 2020

Yaa Gyasi talks about shadowing her neuroscientist friend for her new book, Transcendent Kingdom, how her Ghanaian heritage influenced her writing and the new readership of her first novel, Homegoing.

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11 comments

  • Brutal Noodle 5 months ago

    while trumptards sleep from an exhausting day of paranoia and hysteria…. we make jokes.

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  • cosmicballet 5 months ago

    Nice! Excited to read!

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  • Hill Nathan 5 months ago

    Fantastic 😍💋 💝💖♥️❤️

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  • rica es TrDori 5 months ago

    01:51
    0:52 Need lovely 😍💞❤️

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  • Dr Manhattan 5 months ago

    Haaaaaiyah why did it sound like that when he said hi

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  • black bird 5 months ago

    great interview!

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  • dot 5 months ago

    To get more info read Eric Kandel’s “principles of neural science”.

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  • Kate O'Keefe 5 months ago

    I can’t wait to read this book!

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  • IA1 5 months ago

    I don’t know why but the story about them looking for fellow Ghanaian in the phone book made me cry.That’s so sweet.

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  • Generic Username 5 months ago

    I’m so glad that Seth uses his platform to highlight great literary fiction!

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  • New Message 5 months ago

    Good luck finding a phone book nowadays, though.

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