Lucy Popescu, chair of the Authors Club Best First Novel Award, announces the Shortlist for 2019. She will be in conversation with John McGhie about his 2018 shortlisted novel White Highlands, and the value of literary awards. Set in Kenya, White Highlandsis an outstanding evocation of colonial imperialism and its aftermath.
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