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.


Coates’ autobiography Between the World and Me won the 2015 National Book Award.


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