Episode 17 – Magical Realism, what’s the hype? feat. Kim De Silva

On today’s show I am joined by Kim De Silva Naomi Cruz, a professor of Latin American History. Kim believes that literature is a great tool to teach empathy and foster deep connections, particularly historical fiction. For this reason, we do a deep dive on one of her favorite books, The Murmur Of Bees by Sofia Segovia.

Books & Resources mentioned in this episode:

  • The Murmur of Bees by Sofia Segovia
  • House of Spirits by Isabel Allende
  • Zorro by Isabel Allende
  • Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton
  • When We Left Cuba by Chanel Cleeton

Our Guest:

Kim De Silva

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