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Award-winning author and accomplished composer/musician James McBride was a journalist for eight years at "The Boston Globe," "People" and "The Washington Post "before moving to New York to pursue music. He wrote the critically acclaimed New York Timesbest-selling memoir "The Color of Water "(1996) while working as a tenor saxophonist for the legendary Little Jimmy Scott. His book awards include the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and the ALA Notable Book of the Year Award. His latest book is "Song Yet Sung "(Penguin/Riverhead Books, 2008). He lives in Pennsylvania and New York, where he is currently Distinguished Writer in Residence at New York University.