Akwaeke Emezi's "The Death of Vivek Oji" Part 1

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Hey cinnamon buns! Your favorite cheddar bay biscuits are back with another episode, this time talking about the deeply emotional and tragically beautiful story, "The Death of Vivek Oji" by Akwaeke Emezi! For those reading along, we read up to Chapter 13! Have a snack and kiki with us as we talk about Osita's not girlfriend, the spaces where we feel the most understood, and what gender liberation looks like!

Intro/Icebreaker Question: 2:03 - 13:22

Plot Summary: 13:47 - 41:10 (Content warning: mention of sexual violence and conversion therapy)

Discussion: 41:28 - 1:16:34

In the discussion section, we mentioned "She of the Mountains" quite a bit and briefly mentioned "Blacktop Wasteland". Check out those collabs here:

She of the Mountains with Books and Boba

Blacktop Wasteland with Shelf Addiction

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