Professor Mecca Jamilah Sullivan’s novel, BIG GIRL, named BBC Radio Book Club Pick

UK Cover of BIG GIRL (showing a fat black girl with headphones and pink braids) against BBC Radio2 Book Club seal

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The department is excited to announce that Professor Mecca Jamilah Sullivan‘s novel, BIG GIRL, has been named a BBC Radio 2 Summer Book Club selection (new window). Released this month in the UK and Commonwealth by Little, Brown/Virago, BIG GIRL joins novels by Ann Patchett, Louise Doughty, and Julie Mae Cohen on the Summer Book Club list, chosen by a panel of library staff across the UK. Sullivan will appear on BBC Radio 2 to discuss the novel later in July.

Congratulations, Professor Sullivan!

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