Lawrence Hill is the author that wrote “The Book of Negroes” in Canada which, is otherwise known as “Someone Knows My Name” in the US and other countries. I actually did not know this, he does explain it in his interview. There is also a screenplay in the works.
Yesterday, @cbcbookclub asked me on twitter who would I want to see as the lead character in the movie,right away I thought of 2 – Queen Latifah, and Jada Pinkett Smith. Then asked why, I said it was their screen presence, and also their ability to bite into tough characters and have it portrayed genuinely as well. We will see what happens!
Sorry, I cannot embed the code directly from the site, so you will have to go to The Hour’s website and view it from there.
Here is the link to my review of