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Bernardine Evaristo Discusses Her Booker Prize Win

Clip: 12/09/2019 | 2m 58s

This year, Bernardine Evaristo became the first black woman – and Britain’s first black author ever – to win the prestigious Booker Prize. She won it jointly with Margaret Atwood, almost forty years since beginning her career as a writer seeking to elevate unheard voices and narratives. She joins Christiane in London to discuss what her win means to her.

Aired: 12/09/19

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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