NCW Library Virtual Conversation with Brit Bennett
Brit Bennet's The Vanishing Half is a #1 New York Times bestseller, a stunning new novel about twin sisters, inseparable as children, who ultimately choose to live in two very different worlds, one black and one white.
Her first book,The Mothers, is a surprising story about young love, a big secret in a small community—and the things that ultimately haunt us most. Set within a contemporary black community in Southern California, The Mothers is an emotionally perceptive story about community, love, and ambition. It begins with a secret.
Brit Bennet's work has been an instant #1 New York Times bestseller, longlisted for the National Book Award, a finalist for the Women’s Prize, and named one of the ten best books of the year by The New York Times. Bennet has been named a National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 honoree, and one of Time’s Next 100 Influential People.