Here & Now's Deepa Fernades speaks with author Jonathan Escoffery about his debut short-story collection "If I Survive You." The stories follow the lives of a family from Jamaica and their American-born son. The book was long-listed for this year's National Book Award for fiction.
Book excerpt: 'If I Survive You'
By Jonathan Escoffery
Excerpted from"If I Survive You" by Jonathan Escoffery. Published by MCD, an imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Copyright © 2022 by Jonathan Escoffery. All rights reserved.
This segment aired on October 27, 2022.