Tochi Onyebuchi, author of Crown of Thunder, the second book in the Beasts Made of Night series--which is out now--talks about the audacity of new writers’ ideas, writing himself and his family into a book for the first time, and being an award-winning witness.
LINKS AND TOPICS MENTIONED IN THIS EPISODE
Whenever he needs to be uplifted he looks up The Wikipedia entry of Nigerian-Americans
Eugène Delacroix, French Romantic artist
Mad Men (TV show)
Paul Thomas Anderson (filmmaker)
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