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2021 Common Reading Book: Transcendent Kingdom

First year students: Submit a question for Yaa Gyasi

Yaa Gyasi will answer questions from first-year students about Transcendent Kingdom on August 22nd at 2 pm!

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Transcendent Kingdom

Yaa Gyasi on Late Night with Seth Myers

Seth Myers interviews Yaa Gyasi about drawing on her own experiences, and those of her neuroscientist friend, to write Transcendent Kingdom:

Yaa Gyasi in conversation with Brit Bennett

Brit Bennett, author of The Vanishing Half, talks with Yaa Gyasi about Transcendent Kingdom:

Yaa Gyasi on Fresh Air with Terry Gross

Listen to the interview below or read a summary on npr.org.

Explore locations from Yaa Gyasi's life

Yaa Gyasi was born in Ghana, raised in Huntsville, Alabama, and went to college at Stanford University. Explore these places on the maps, below.

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Penguin Resources

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Audio Excerpt of Transcendent Kingdom

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