Yaa Gyasi

Homegoing

Yaa Gyasi

Talk: Homegoing

Award winning, Ghanaian-American Author, Yaa Gyasi, discusses her New York Times best seller Homegoing. And how the legacy of slavery affects relationships between Africans, African-americans and the rest of the African diaspora.

Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi is a Ghanaian-American novelist whose debut novel, Homegoing, brought her, at age 26, the National Book Critics Circle's John Leonard Award for best first book, the PEN/Hemingway Award for a first book of fiction, and the National Book Foundation's "5 under 35" honors for 2016.

Homegoing: A novel

The unforgettable New York Times best seller begins with the story of two half-sisters, separated by forces beyond their control: one sold into slavery, the other married to a British slaver.

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