Best Of: Hilary Mantel / British Vogue's Edward Enninful


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We remember British author Hilary Mantel who died Sept. 22. Mantel was best known for her trilogy of novels about Thomas Cromwell, the political fixer for Henry VIII. In 2012 she spoke with Terry Gross about her love of history. "Instead of thinking there was a wall between the living and the dead, I thought there was a very thin veil. It was almost as if they'd just gone into the next room."
Also, we'll talk with Edward Enninful, editor-in-chief of British Vogue, about bringing diversity into the fashion industry. As a child, Enninful emigrated from Ghana to England. Early in his career, he was told Black women don't sell magazines. He proved that was false.
Maureen Corrigan reviews Less is Lost, the follow up to Andrew Sean Greer's Pulitzer Prize-winning satirical novel Less.

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