BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The CBS This Morning Show featured an award-winning author from Maryland on Wednesday.
Gayle King will talk to Ta-Nehisi Coates, of Baltimore, to discuss his newly released first novel The Water Dancer.
The book tells the story of a young boy born into bondage on a plantation who discovers mysterious power.
This novel follows on the heels of Coates’ acclaimed non-fiction work.
The book was announced as Oprah’s Book Club pick Monday.
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Coates’ autobiography Between the World and Me won the 2015 National Book Award.