Mon, 25 January 2016
We speak with Adam Makos about his new book Devotion: An Epic Story of Heroism, Friendship, and Sacrifice, which explores the life of the first black Navy pilot and the friend who tried to rescue him when he was shot down in the mountains during the Korean War. He is also the author of the New York Times bestseller A Higher Call.
We then speak with Shannon Gibney about her young adult novel-in-progress, Lone Star, and the cultural experience in Minnesota of African Americans and African immigrants. Shannon Gibney is also the author of the young adult novel, See No Color, and a memoir-in-progress Love Across the Middle Passage: Making an African/African American Family.