“I don’t think my characters need to be part of some elite world or to be outstanding in any way to be interesting. Just their inner lives are interesting.” – Naima Coster
Naima Coster is the author of Halsey Street, a novel of family, loss, and renewal, set in a rapidly gentrifying Brooklyn. Halsey Street has been recommended as a must-read for 2018 by People, Essence, Bustle, BitchMedia, The Skimm, and the Brooklyn Public Library. It was a Finalist for the 2018 Kirkus Prize for Fiction. Coster’s second novel, What’s Mine and Yours, is forthcoming from Grand Central Publishing. She lives in New York City with her family.
Naima’s book recommendation: Dominicana by Angie Cruz
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