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James McBride is an award-winning author, musician, and screenwriter. 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 McBride. His 2013 novel, The Good Lord Bird, about American abolitionist John Brown, won the National Book Award for Fiction. His newest book is The Heaven and Earth Grocery Store which highlights the different ways in which people look out for one another. A noted musician and composer, McBride has toured as a saxophonist sideman with jazz legend Jimmy Scott, among other musicians. McBride has other attributes. He admits to being the worst dancer in the history of African Americana, bar none (he claims he should be legally barred from dancing at any event he attends). A native New Yorker and a graduate of New York City public schools. In 2015, he was awarded the National Humanities Medal by President Obama “for humanizing the complexities of discussing race in America.” Click here to put a hold on one of his fantastic books!

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