Simon & Schuster Audio

9781797145020

STARRED REVIEW

Stories From the Tenants Downstairs

Sidik Fofana’s intimate, unfiltered stories are powerful enough on the page, but they’re gloriously amplified by these performers.

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Review of ‘Stories From the Tenants Downstairs’

Banneker Terrace “ain’t pretty, but it’s home,” says Mimi of apartment 14D. In the opening story of Sidik Fofana’s debut collection, Stories From the Tenants Downstairs (6 hours), Mimi describes the Harlem high-rise as “one long gray-ass building" with 300-some apartments across 25 floors. The laundry machines don’t work, and the trash chute smells. But…

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