British actors Thandie Newton and Nina Sosanya performed readings of Tsitsi Dangaremgba’s This Mournable Body and Maaza Mengiste’s The Shadow King. The readings were broadcast during The Booker Prize award ceremony, which took place in London. Both novels had been shortlisted for the award.

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This Mournable Body read by Thandie Newton

 

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The Shadow King read by Nina Sosanya

 

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