James McBride

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

The Good Lord Bird is coming to the big screen!

Liev Schreiber and Jaden Smith are slated to star in the film adaptation of the bestselling National Book Award winner THE GOOD LORD BIRD by James McBride. McBride will co-produce. Read more about the forthcoming project at Deadline Hollywood.

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Thursday, November 21, 2013

JAMES MCBRIDE WINS THE 2013 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION!!!

 

Congratulations to James McBride for winning the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction last night for his brilliant novel, The Good Lord Bird.

 

The judges praised James and The Good Lord Bird for "a voice as comic and original as any we have heard since Mark Twain."

 

Read more about the award and James here.

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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

James McBride's The Good Lord Bird is on the 2013 National Book Award shortlist!

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Thursday, September 19, 2013

James McBride's THE GOOD LORD BIRD on 2013 National Book Award Longlist for Fiction!

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James McBride on The National Book Award Longlist for Fiction

The 2013 National Book Award Longlist for Fiction includes James McBride for his most recent novel, The Good Lord Bird. The full list was announced September 19, and can be viewed here.
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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

James McBride's THE GOOD LORD BIRD on sale today!

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Washington Post review of James McBride's THE GOOD LORD BIRD

THE GOOD LORD BIRD goes on sale today! The Washington Post writes: "A boisterous, highly entertaining, altogether original novel by James McBride...There is something deeply humane in this [story], something akin to the work of Homer or Mark Twain... McBride’s Little Onion — a sparkling narrator who is sure to win new life on the silver screen — leads us through history’s dark corridors, suggesting that “truths” may actually lie elsewhere." Read the full review here.

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

NYTBR loves James McBride's THE GOOD LORD BIRD

The New York Times Book Review raves about James McBride's latest, THE GOOD LORD BIRD, on the front page of this Sunday's print edition: "Magnificent...a brilliant romp of a novel...McBride...pulls off his portrait masterfully, like a modern-day Mark Twain: evoking sheer glee with every page." Read the full review online here.

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Monday, August 12, 2013

James McBride in conversation with The Chicago Tribune

"Interviewing James McBride...is like sitting in with a great jazz band," writes Kevin Nance of The Chicago Tribune. Read the full conversation here.
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Thursday, August 01, 2013

James McBride in conversation with the New York Times Book Review

McBride talks book, music, and Spiderman with the New York Times Book Review--check out the full interview here. The Good Lord Bird is available from Riverhead Books on August 20th!
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