Posted on 11/23/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Experience Black Friday from a safe distance by checking out Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah’s new short-story collection.

Friday Black draws its inspiration from the author’s years of working in retail — including on the most aggressive and frightening shopping day of the year.

Its dystopian stories take a pointed look at racial/class divisions and consumer culture; Adjei-Brenyah talks about those themes in his interview with Morning Edition’s Noel King.

Listen to the segment below, or read the transcript on NPR’s website.

Categories: Author Interview

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