Claire Kohda is a writer and musician. She reviews books for publications including the Guardian and the TLS, specialising in books from and about East Asia. Her essay, Portraits, about her experiences growing up mixed-race, also features in East Side Voices: Essays celebrating East and Southeast Asian identity in Britain, edited by Helena Lee and published by Sceptre.As a violinist, she has played with Jessie Ware, Pete Tong, the London Contemporary Orchestra, and on various film soundtracks including The Two Popes and The Matrix Resurrections
Our interview begins at 00:12:30
Mini book club: Heartstopper
Gush, gush, gush. Basically that's what you can expect from this chat. This series is perfect. Watch it. That's all we have to say. *PS, YES Stephen Fry IS the Truham headmaster we hear on the speakers.