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Updated December 2019
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Join Alex Reads and Raifa Rafiq in their journey to keep up with the millennial experience, while exploring the intersection between literature, wellness and pop-culture. Tune in weekly as they discuss everything that is ‘lit’ in a fun and insightful way! #ShowDemBooks Manager and Executive Producer Clarissa Pabi Contact us MostlyLit@gmail.com
 
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Welcome to Mostly Lit! Part 2! A much lighter and more joyful episode to its more depressing sibling. Sit back, relax and listen to the end - thank you for listening and sticking with us through this journey. We love you! Books: A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney - Okechukwu Nzelu The 392 - Ashley Hickson-Lovenc ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! Part 2! A much lighter and more joyful episode to its more depressing sibling. Sit back, relax and listen to the end - thank you for listening and sticking with us through this journey. We love you! Books: A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney - Okechukwu Nzelu The 392 - Ashley Hickson-Lovenc ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2019 #BlackHistoryMonth2019 On this two part episode, we delve into A Little Life giving you an equal balance of tears and laughter, joy and a lot of pain. Listen with a mug of beverage of your choice. Books: A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney - Okechukwu Nzelu Th ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek2019 #BlackHistoryMonth2019 On this two part episode, we delve into A Little Life giving you an equal balance of tears and laughter, joy and a lot of pain. Listen with a mug of beverage of your choice. Books: A Little Life - Hanya Yanagihara The Private Joys of Nnenna Maloney - Okechukwu Nzelu Th ...…
 
Mostly Live is back again with the live show, this time at London Podcast Festival featuring a long time friend of the show, JJ Bola. Alex is away this week, so listen to Rai and JJ talk about everything books, culture and of course - expect laughs! You can buy JJ's book 'Mask Off' here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mask-Off-Masculinity-Redefined-O ...…
 
Mostly Live is back again with the live show, this time at London Podcast Festival featuring a long time friend of the show, JJ Bola. Alex is away this week, so listen to Rai and JJ talk about everything books, culture and of course - expect laughs! You can buy JJ's book 'Mask Off' here: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mask-Off-Masculinity-Redefined-O ...…
 
This week we have a free flowing conversation about arts, culture, writing and life. We discuss everything from Toni Morrison's passing, to carnival prep. We also speak at length about Abe Adeyemi's sell out rehearsed reading of All The Shit I Couldn't Say To My Dad, and other things theatre! This is one to definitely listen to start your week ...…
 
This week we have a free flowing conversation about arts, culture, writing and life. We discuss everything from Toni Morrison's passing, to carnival prep. We also speak at length about Abe Adeyemi's sell out rehearsed reading of All The Shit I Couldn't Say To My Dad, and other things theatre! This is one to definitely listen to start your week ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we are both in quite the happy mood. Listen to us discussing the poems that make us happy and shine from within. This is one to definitely listen to. Start your week with some joy. Books: The Thing Around Your Neck- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Silence is my Mother Tongue - Sulaiman Addonai A Little Life - Hanya Yan ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we are both in quite the happy mood. Listen to us discussing the poems that make us happy and shine from within. This is one to definitely listen to. Start your week with some joy. Books: The Thing Around Your Neck- Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Silence is my Mother Tongue - Sulaiman Addonai A Little Life - Hanya Yan ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we are back from our hiatus to speak about Julie Cohen's Louis and Louise, and explore the question of gender, sexuality and how it can impact our world view. This is one to definitely listen to. Books: Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari Everything I Know About Love - Dolly Alderton That Thing Around Your Neck - Chimam ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we are back from our hiatus to speak about Julie Cohen's Louis and Louise, and explore the question of gender, sexuality and how it can impact our world view. This is one to definitely listen to. Books: Sapiens - Yuval Noah Harari Everything I Know About Love - Dolly Alderton That Thing Around Your Neck - Chimam ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we share our Summer Reads with you guys! Books: Louis and Louise - Julie Cohen My Dark Vanessa - Kate Elizabeth Russell The Clapback - Elijah Lawal The Body Keeps The Score - Bessel van der Kolk An American Marriage - Tayari Jones Hinch Yourself Happy - Mrs Hinch Milkman - Anna Burns A Monks Guide To A Clean Hou ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we share our Summer Reads with you guys! Books: Louis and Louise - Julie Cohen My Dark Vanessa - Kate Elizabeth Russell The Clapback - Elijah Lawal The Body Keeps The Score - Bessel van der Kolk An American Marriage - Tayari Jones Hinch Yourself Happy - Mrs Hinch Milkman - Anna Burns A Monks Guide To A Clean Hou ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we are back from our hiatus to speak about Chigozie Obioma's 'An Orchestra of Minorities' We discuss men in love, spirituality and announce a special show. This is one to definitely listen to! Books: An Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma The Fishermen - Chigozie Obioma Kingdom of Souls - Rena Barron My Da ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! This week we are back from our hiatus to speak about Chigozie Obioma's 'An Orchestra of Minorities' We discuss men in love, spirituality and announce a special show. This is one to definitely listen to! Books: An Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma The Fishermen - Chigozie Obioma Kingdom of Souls - Rena Barron My Da ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we speak about Matt Haig's Notes on a Nervous Planet, Game of Thrones and why we need to pay attention to anxiety. - Not one to miss! - Books: Known and Strange Things - Teju Cole Sula - Toni Morisson Spoiler Alert: Game of Thrones episode 4 and End Game Spoilers throughout. - Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays -- ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we speak about Matt Haig's Notes on a Nervous Planet, Game of Thrones and why we need to pay attention to anxiety. - Not one to miss! - Books: Known and Strange Things - Teju Cole Sula - Toni Morisson Spoiler Alert: Game of Thrones episode 4 and End Game Spoilers throughout. - Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays -- ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we speak to Deray McKesson about his book, On The Otherside of Freedom. This week, we ask: Would you want an all black university in the UK? How do you present your activism? We also speak about activism, Black Lives Matter, US politics and the importance of HBCUs for African Americans. Not one to miss! - Book ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we speak to Deray McKesson about his book, On The Otherside of Freedom. This week, we ask: Would you want an all black university in the UK? How do you present your activism? We also speak about activism, Black Lives Matter, US politics and the importance of HBCUs for African Americans. Not one to miss! - Book ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we discuss our Spring Reads, ask whether corporations can support writers and artists new publishing companies like De Montfort Literature, and we dissect the first two episodes of Game of \thrones. We also challenge Rai to some pop culture quizzes in the Re-Education of Ms Raifa Rafiq. - Books: The 392 - Ashl ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we discuss our Spring Reads, ask whether corporations can support writers and artists new publishing companies like De Montfort Literature, and we dissect the first two episodes of Game of \thrones. We also challenge Rai to some pop culture quizzes in the Re-Education of Ms Raifa Rafiq. - Books: The 392 - Ashl ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - In celebration of World Book Night, we spent time with our fave Tomi Adeyemi! We speak about Children of Blood and Bone, inspirations and what we have to look forward to with the film, and Children of Virtue and Vengeance! Not one to miss! - Book: Children of Blood and Bone - Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays ------------- ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - In celebration of World Book Night, we spent time with our fave Tomi Adeyemi! We speak about Children of Blood and Bone, inspirations and what we have to look forward to with the film, and Children of Virtue and Vengeance! Not one to miss! - Book: Children of Blood and Bone - Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays ------------- ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we are joined by Candice Carty-Williams to discuss her debut novel 'Queenie' and all the themes surrounding it! We also then look at 'If Beale Street Could Talk' as well as figure out what it all means to create, work, and love as a black millennial in London. - Book: Queenie - Candice Carty-Williams Film: If ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we are joined by Candice Carty-Williams to discuss her debut novel 'Queenie' and all the themes surrounding it! We also then look at 'If Beale Street Could Talk' as well as figure out what it all means to create, work, and love as a black millennial in London. - Book: Queenie - Candice Carty-Williams Film: If ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This minisode is in dedication of It's Not About The Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race, edited by Miriam Khan with an exclusive listen to the essay Not Just A Black Muslim Woman, by Mostly Lit co-host - Raifa Rafiq. - Buy It's Not About The Burqa here. Use Instagram and Twitter with your thought ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This minisode is in dedication of It's Not About The Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race, edited by Miriam Khan with an exclusive listen to the essay Not Just A Black Muslim Woman, by Mostly Lit co-host - Raifa Rafiq. - Buy It's Not About The Burqa here. Use Instagram and Twitter with your thought ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - Based on Oyinkan Braithwaite's book: 'My Sister The Serial Killer' we ask: How far would you go for you siblings? For Mostly Flix, we discuss Jordan Peele's 'US' (Spoiler Alert!) as we try to find the layers beneath the surface of the film. - Book: My Sister The Serial Killer - Oyinkan Braithwaite Film: 'Us' - Dir. Jord ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - Based on Oyinkan Braithwaite's book: 'My Sister The Serial Killer' we ask: How far would you go for you siblings? For Mostly Flix, we discuss Jordan Peele's 'US' (Spoiler Alert!) as we try to find the layers beneath the surface of the film. - Book: My Sister The Serial Killer - Oyinkan Braithwaite Film: 'Us' - Dir. Jord ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This minisode is in dedication of SAFE: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space by Derek Owusu with an exclusive listen to the essay What's In A Name, by Mostly Lit co-host - Alex Reads. - Buy SAFE here. Use #UsManAreSafe and #SAFE on Instagram and Twitter with your thoughts on the essays and the book! - Book: SAFE: On Bl ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This minisode is in dedication of SAFE: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space by Derek Owusu with an exclusive listen to the essay What's In A Name, by Mostly Lit co-host - Alex Reads. - Buy SAFE here. Use #UsManAreSafe and #SAFE on Instagram and Twitter with your thoughts on the essays and the book! - Book: SAFE: On Bl ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - Where did the white saviour complex come from? This week, we discuss Andrea Levy's novel, The Long Song, and how it is still pertinent today in the light of white saviour talks today. - Book: The Long Song - Andrea Levy The Secret Commonwealth - Philip Pullman - This week, we also discuss: Oscar winners (Rooting for eve ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - Where did the white saviour complex come from? This week, we discuss Andrea Levy's novel, The Long Song, and how it is still pertinent today in the light of white saviour talks today. - Book: The Long Song - Andrea Levy The Secret Commonwealth - Philip Pullman - This week, we also discuss: Oscar winners (Rooting for eve ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we ask: Are you reading the one per cent? Which books did you read when you were younger that had ONE person of colour as a main character? - Book: The Long Song - Andrea Levy Captain Underpants - Dav Pilkey Midnight for Charlie Bone - Jenny Nimmo His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman The Magician's Nephew - C.S ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! - This week we ask: Are you reading the one per cent? Which books did you read when you were younger that had ONE person of colour as a main character? - Book: The Long Song - Andrea Levy Captain Underpants - Dav Pilkey Midnight for Charlie Bone - Jenny Nimmo His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman The Magician's Nephew - C.S ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! We're joined by Alexandra Sheppard, author of Oh My Gods! She shares her tips on writing, getting started and why she loves the Greek Gods. Book: Oh My Gods! - By Alexandra Sheppard What we're reading: An Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman Freshwater - Akwaeke Emezi What we're wat ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! We're joined by Alexandra Sheppard, author of Oh My Gods! She shares her tips on writing, getting started and why she loves the Greek Gods. Book: Oh My Gods! - By Alexandra Sheppard What we're reading: An Orchestra of Minorities - Chigozie Obioma A Man Called Ove - Fredrik Backman Freshwater - Akwaeke Emezi What we're wat ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! Book: Less by Arthur Sean Greer Are you schoolin' life? How do we experience age, youth and love? What we're reading: White Fragility by Robin Diangelo Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Super Power by Brittney C. Cooper Stay tuned in for What We're Watching! This week, we also ask: Why did Liam Neeson open his ...…
 
Welcome to Mostly Lit! Book: Less by Arthur Sean Greer Are you schoolin' life? How do we experience age, youth and love? What we're reading: White Fragility by Robin Diangelo Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Super Power by Brittney C. Cooper Stay tuned in for What We're Watching! This week, we also ask: Why did Liam Neeson open his ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit! Happy New Year! We're back AGAIN for a brand new series of Mostly Lit and we have new segments for you this year! Not one to miss! This week's book: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit! Happy New Year! We're back AGAIN for a brand new series of Mostly Lit and we have new segments for you this year! Not one to miss! This week's book: Freshwater by Akwaeke Emezi Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE! Enjoy! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
Welcome back to a SPECIAL Mostly Lit episode!In October, Mostly Lit took up its position as Podcast-In-Residence at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival! Have a listen to this special episode of Mostly Lit where we share our behind the scenes snippets, our favourite moments and our brief author chats with Ayobami Adebay ...…
 
Welcome back to a SPECIAL Mostly Lit episode!In October, Mostly Lit took up its position as Podcast-In-Residence at The Times and The Sunday Times Cheltenham Literature Festival! Have a listen to this special episode of Mostly Lit where we share our behind the scenes snippets, our favourite moments and our brief author chats with Ayobami Adebay ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit Live @ BFIWe discuss Zadie Smith's Short Story 'Crazy They Call Me'And film 'Get Out' at the BFI. Not one to miss!Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE!Enjoy!------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays ------------------------------- ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit Live @ BFIWe discuss Zadie Smith's Short Story 'Crazy They Call Me'And film 'Get Out' at the BFI. Not one to miss!Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE!Enjoy!------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Intro Music by: @StuffDeejSays ------------------------------- ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit!This week we talk about Esi Edugyan’s Man Booker Shortlisted book, Washington Black. We also talk about intimacy, Halloween and the cultural relevance of Coming To America! Another elements of Black achievement this Black History Month.Not one to miss!Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE!Enjoy!---------------------- ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit!This week we talk about Esi Edugyan’s Man Booker Shortlisted book, Washington Black. We also talk about intimacy, Halloween and the cultural relevance of Coming To America! Another elements of Black achievement this Black History Month.Not one to miss!Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE!Enjoy!---------------------- ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit LIVE. This week, we speak to Black British icon, Lenny Henry, as we discuss Stephen King's 'On Writing', diversity in publishing and industry, writing memoir and the importance in 'finishing' tasks. Not one to miss!Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE!Enjoy!----------------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
Welcome back to Mostly Lit LIVE. This week, we speak to Black British icon, Lenny Henry, as we discuss Stephen King's 'On Writing', diversity in publishing and industry, writing memoir and the importance in 'finishing' tasks. Not one to miss!Remember to RATE, REVIEW AND SUBSCRIBE!Enjoy!----------------------------------------------------------- ...…
 
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