Molly Johnson is an award-winning jazz vocalist, singersongwriter, artist and philanthropist.
> What’s the best book you’ve read this year and why?
James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain. It reminds me of the past and the hard road ahead.
> What book can’t you wait to dive into and why?
Candacy Taylor’s Overground Railroad: The Green Book and the Roots of Black Travel in America to understand my parents’ generation and how far we have come.
> What’s your favourite book of all time?
Choosing my favourite book of all time is like choosing a favourite child – impossible. I really love Louise Penny and would love to move to the fictional town she created.
> What book completely changed your perspective?
Toni Morrison’s Song of Solomon is a gorgeous story that helped me understand where I come from.
> If you could have dinner with any author, living or dead, who would it be?
Desmond Cole and Margaret Atwood – lively conversation and good food and wine.
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