Amanda and Jenn discuss Infinite Jest read-alikes, Muslim protagonists, horror, and more in this week's episode of Get Booked. This episode is sponsored by Book of the Month Club and Portrait of Vengeance by Carrie Stuart Parks. Questions 1. I am trying to expand my perspective by reading more diversely, but my general disinterest in contemporary or literary fiction has been a major snag for me - particularly where African literature is concerned. I have tried to read Homegoing by Yaa Gyasi and Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, but really struggled with them and decided to revisit them later. However, I have enjoyed genre fiction that involves African or African-American culture, specifically the works of Nnedi Okorafor and Tananarive Due. Can you give me some recommendations for African or African-American genre fiction? Thanks! --Quinn 2. I am a convert to Islam and I live in a small farm town in southern Ohio...not exactly to best place to find diversity, so I do not reall
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