LOCAL>> James McBride

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Presented by Book Passage at Streaming Arts

Jul 29 2020
LOCAL>> James McBride

Streamed conversation with author

James McBride’s Deacon King Kong was already one of the most celebrated novels of the year – before it was selected by Oprah Winfrey as her Oprah Book Club Pick.

“In a moment when our country roils with righteous anger and grief,” Oprah says, “Deacon King Kong reminds us that when we come together as a community in compassion and empathy, our love triumphs.”

James is an award-winning author, musician, and screenwriter. His landmark memoir, The Color of Water, published in 1996, has sold millions of copies and spent more than two years on the New York Times bestseller list. Considered an American classic, it is read in schools and universities across the United States.

His debut novel, Miracle at St. Anna, was turned into a 2008 film by Oscar-winning writer and director Spike Lee, with a script written by James. His 2013 novel, The Good Lord Bird, about American abolitionist John Brown, won the National Book Award for Fiction and will be a Showtime limited series in fall 2020 starring Ethan Hawke.

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