Plaid Skirts & Basic Black

The Vanishing Half with Jules Miles

February 28, 2023 Marcia Lane-McGee Season 8 Episode 10
Plaid Skirts & Basic Black
The Vanishing Half with Jules Miles
Show Notes

Content Warning: Racism, Racial Trauma, Domestic Violence

Jules Miles returns to the podcast for a wide-ranging discussion on Britt Bennett's masterful novel The Vanishing Half (Riverhead Books, 2020). We discuss identity, race, the complicated reality of "passing," and the importance of fiction to help us understand human experiences outside of our own.

Offertory:

  • Jules - Christmas in a Castle (Netflix), Derry Girls (Netflix), CeCe Winans albums, Thursday Murder Club Book Series
  • Marcia - National Treasure: Edge of History (Disney+), The Four Winds by Kristin Hanna, 2022 Kennedy Center Honors (Paramount Plus)
  • Shannon - Cats (the animal, not the musical), Nashville Hot Chicken, Mr. Perfect on Paper by Jean Meltzer

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