The World As It Should Be


Kimberly Jones

Season 2, Ep. 9

Kimberly Latrice Jones is an American author, activist and filmmaker. She is co-author of the NYT bestselling YA novel, I’m Not Dying with You Tonight and her latest book, How We Can Win: Race, History and Changing the Money Game that’s Rigged.

How We Can Win is an expansion of a 7-minute video of Kimberly, filmed in Atlanta whilst she was helping clear up the streets following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police. In it, she uses a Monopoly analogy to explain the history of racism and its impact on Black Americans. The video went viral, and the book is already making the headlines both here and in the US.

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Sandi Toksvig, Elif Shafak, Shola Mos-Shogbamimu

Season 2, Ep. 10
This special episode was recorded last year as part of our Primadonna Prize event. It features:Sandi Toksvig began her comedy career at Girton College, Cambridge where she found time to write and perform in the first all-woman show at the Footlights as well as achieve a first-class degree. Sandi is well known to UK audiences as a broadcaster from Number 73, Call My Bluff, Whose Line Is It Anyway? QI, and The Great British Bake Off. She has written more than twenty fiction and non-fiction books for children and adults.Elif Shafak is an award-winning British-Turkish novelist and the most widely read female author in Turkey. She has published eighteen books, twelve of which are novels. Her work has been translated into fifty languages. In 2017 she was chosen by Politico as one of the twelve people who would make the world better. Dr Shola Mos-Shogbamimu is a New York Attorney and Solicitor of England & Wales with broad expertise in the financialservices industry, an author, public speaker and political commentator featured in mainstream and online media. She founded the Women in Leadership publication as a platform to drive positive change on topical issues that impact women globally through inspiring personal leadership journeys. Her book This Is Why I Resist was published in 2021.Tickets for this year’s Primadonna Prize award, live at Conway Hall on 31 March and featuring Lenny Henry, Kit de Waal and Sandi Toksvig, are now on sale. See our website for details.