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This Week's Bestsellers: June 29, 2020

James McBride’s ‘Deacon King Kong,’ the latest Oprah’s Book Club pick, climbs back onto our hardcover fiction list. Plus children’s books new and old introduce concepts of race, and for ‘28 Summers,’ Elin Hilderbrand meets fans where they are. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Oprah’s next book club pick is Deacon King Kong.

Oprah Winfrey announced today that her next book club selection would be Deacon King Kong by James McBride, a novel that she says resonates at a time when America is facing a reckoning over race and violence against black people. “In a moment when our country roils with righteous anger and grief... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-16 20:04:23 UTC ]
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The 2020 books worth reading now

Amber Sparks, Louise Erdrich, James McBride and other beloved authors have delivered standout books this year. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-27 17:13:00 UTC ]
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Humor Is the Dominant Note: On James McBride’s “Deacon King Kong”

A MAJOR FEATURE of the African-American writer James McBride’s books — beginning with the memoir The Color of Water (1995), a tribute to his white mother — is the large dose of humor injected into subjects that are, on the face of things, deadly serious if not sacred. Here in The Color of Water... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-03-18 19:00:39 UTC ]
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James McBride’s ‘Deacon King Kong’ offers a rollicking examination of a Brooklyn community

The National Book Award-winning author follows an aging deacon whose mysterious actions set a sprawling plot in motion. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-03-09 15:07:32 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, September 25, 2017

This week: a new story collection from James McBride, plus an excellent Scandinavian crime thriller. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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James McBride, George Packer are National Book Awards winners

James McBride won the National Book Award for fiction for his novel set during the Civil War, while George Packer picked up the non-fiction award for his examination of contemporary America. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards go to James McBride, George Packer

James McBride won the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction for "The Good Lord Bird." George Packer won the nonfiction award for "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America."James McBride won the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction for “The Good Lord Bird,” a satirical account of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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