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YA novel 'Zero O'Clock' looks at the early days of the pandemic and the murder of George Floyd

Author C.J. Farley (Kate Simon)
Author C.J. Farley (Kate Simon)

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We revisit Tonya Mosley’s conversation with author and music journalist CJ Farley about “Zero O’Clock” his novel for young adults. It focuses on a high school senior in New Rochelle whose preoccupation with college admissions, her father’s death and the K-Pop group BTS becomes overshadowed by the COVID-19 outbreak and the murder of George Floyd.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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