Podcast Episodes featuring James McBride

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James McBride On Hope, Community And 'A Place Of Miracles'

It's Been a Minute with Sam Sanders - November 27, 2020 17:00 - 32 minutes ★★★★★ - 7.2K ratings
For the holiday, Sam revisits his conversation with award-winning author James McBride. McBride's latest book Deacon King Kong tells the story of how one man's decision brings together the different racial communities of 1960s Brooklyn to solve a larger issue. Sam chats with McBride as he shares ...

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Best Of: Writer James McBride / RuPaul

Fresh Air - March 14, 2020 04:01 - 51 minutes ★★★★ - 24.5K ratings
James McBride's new novel, 'Deacon King Kong,' takes place in 1969, in a Brooklyn housing project similar to the one he grew up in. "In this book and in this community, people generally love each other," he says.RuPaul describes his drag persona as "one-part Cher, two-parts David Bowie, one-part ...

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Novelist James McBride

Radio Times - March 11, 2020 14:00 - 48 minutes ★★★★★ - 182 ratings
National Book Award winner James McBride, author of "The Good Lord Bird, joins Marty to talk about his newest novel, "Deacon King Kong."

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Writer James McBride

Fresh Air - March 09, 2020 20:30 - 48 minutes ★★★★ - 24.5K ratings
James McBride's new novel, 'Deacon King Kong,' takes place in 1969, in a Brooklyn housing project similar to the one he grew up in. "In this book and in this community, people generally love each other," he says. McBride is best known for his '95 memoir 'The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute ...

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James McBride on James Brown and NYC

Library Talks - December 06, 2016 11:00 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 276 ratings
This week we're joined by musician and author James McBride, who returns to the Library to mark the paperback publication of his book,Kill 'Em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul.He's joined by journalist and author Philip Gourevitch for a conversation the covers the tensi...

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45. James McBride (Author) – Fear Sells Many a Car/James Brown is a Noun

Think Again – a Big Think Podcast - May 07, 2016 04:00 - 35 minutes ★★★★★ - 561 ratings
“Fear is just a monster motivator. It sells many a car and harnesses many a vote.”  – James McBride, in this episode.  Fear, says National Book Award winner and New York Times bestselling author James McBride, was the most powerful force in the life of James Brown, the Godfather of Soul. It drove...

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The Good Lord Bird Band: James McBride LIVE from the NYPL

Library Talks - January 27, 2014 21:41 - 1 hour ★★★★ - 276 ratings
James McBride opens LIVE from the NYPL's Spring 2014 season with an exploration of his latest work The Good Lord Bird - winner of the 2013 National Book Award for fiction - through words and music. The evening will feature conversation with the author and musician, as well as performances by McB...

Books written by James McBride

The Color of Water: A Black Man's Tribute to His White Mother
James McBride

5 Episodes - 291 pages - ★★★★ - 89.8K ratings

Miracle at St. Anna
James McBride

1 Episode - 336 pages - ★★★★ - 2.08K ratings