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Podcast Episode 4

Speak, Silence

with Kim Echlin
Hosted by Rhonda Douglas

Speak, Silence

with Kim Echlin
Hosted by Rhonda Douglas
Kim Echlin

Author and poet, Rhonda Douglas, hosts a conversation with Kim Echlin, the internationally bestselling and Giller-shortlisted author of The Disappeared. Her latest, Speak, Silence, is a poetic novel about war and loss, suffering and courage, and the strength of women through it all.


It’s been eleven years since Gota has seen Kosmos, yet she still finds herself fantasizing about their intimate year together in Paris. Now it’s 1999 and, working as a journalist, she hears about a film festival in Sarajevo, where she knows Kosmos will be with his theatre company. She takes the assignment to investigate the fallout of the Bosnian war—and to reconnect with the love of her life. But when they are reunited, she finds a man, and a country, altered beyond recognition.


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