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James McBride is also the author of The Color of Water and won the National Book Award for Fiction for The Good Lord Bird. He's shown above in Paris on Sept. 23, 2015. Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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James McBride's Advice For New Writers: 'A Simple Story Is The Best Story'

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Louise Erdrich's Grandfather Inspired Her New 'Night Watchman'

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'Inside Story' Sheds Light On Facebook's Effort To Connect The World

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'Supreme Inequality' Argues That America's Top Court Has Become Right-Wing

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2 Of Paris Climate Negotiators Lay Out 2 Scenarios In Their New Book

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Jessica Simpson Talks Of Alcohol Abuse, Finding Herself Again In Memoir 'Open Book'

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Rahm Emanuel Says Mayors Are Democracy's Real Engines Of Change

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Former Watergate Lawyer Reflects On Her Role In The Case

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Daughter Of A Numbers Runner Witnessed An Underground Economy In Action

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Human Connections Light Up 'This Brilliant Darkness'

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The 'American Sherlock' Was A Pioneer Of Forensic Science

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'Russians Among Us' Author On Actual Russian Spycraft

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