‘The Characters are Everything.’ Chidinma Irene Nwoye’s First Draft

The Fire Next Time taught journalist and author of ‘A Day Without Women’, Chidinma Irene Nwoye, something new about love. ‘I developed this warped understanding of love—that it meant being and presenting the best version of yourself to everyone, especially your loved ones. Reading The Fire Next Time helped me question my approach to and understanding of the concept.’ Our questions are italicized.  What books or kinds of books did you read growing up? Growing up, I read a lot

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