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The Mothers

“The Mothers,” by Brit Bennett tells the story of Nadia Turner, a young woman with big dreams, a bright future and a secret that silently shapes her relationships with friends, family and her conservative church community in Oceanside, California.

Host Charity Nebbe discusses the book with Shanna Benjamin, an independent scholar with a specialization in Black women writers; Roslin Thompson, library director at Knoxville Public Library and poet Emily Spencer.

Charity Nebbe is the host of IPR's Talk of Iowa