On the next Fresh Air, Terry talks with writer James McBride, known for his memoir The Color of Water. His pre-Civil War novel, the Good Lord Bird, is being adapted into a new Showtime series. And he has a new novel, Deacon King Kong, set in a Brooklyn housing project in 1969, like the one he grew up in. Join us.
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(Photo: James McBride is also the author of The Color of Water and won the National Book Award for Fiction for The Good Lord Bird. He's shown above in Paris on Sept. 23, 2015 - Joel Saget/AFP via Getty Images/via NPR)