10 things we learned from Bernardine Evaristo’s Desert Island Discs

In 2019 Bernardine Evaristo won the Booker Prize with her eighth novel Girl, Woman, Other and is the first black British author to receive the trophy. Barack Obama named Girl, Woman, Other as one of his favourite reads of that year. She is also a critically acclaimed playwright and poet as well as a co-founder of Britain’s first black women’s theatre company.

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Desert Island Discs – Bernardine Evaristo, writer – BBC Sounds

Bernardine Evaristo, writer, shares the soundtrack of her life with Lauren Laverne.