Little Atoms 355 – Celeste Ng & Ben Okri

Posted on December 10, 2014 by


In this episode of Little Atoms, two prize-winning novelists.

Celeste Ng grew up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and Shaker Heights, Ohio, in a family of scientists. Her fiction and essays have appeared in One Story, TriQuarterly, Bellevue Literary Review, and elsewhere, and she is a recipient of the Pushcart Prize. Her debut novel, which has been chosen as Amazon’s Book of the year 2014, is Everything I Never Told you.

Ben Okri was born in Nigeria in 1959. He has written numerous novels, and won the Booker prize for The Famished Road. He’s also won a Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Aga Khan Prize, and he received an OBE in 2001. His latest novel is The Age of Magic.

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