A new memoir from the National Book Award-winning author of "Middle Passage." He writes about the art and craft of writing and what he calls "the truth-telling power of fiction."
Guest Host: Melinda Penkava
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- Joel Charny vice president for policy at Refugees International
- Abby Spring U.S. spokesperson for the U.N. World Food Program
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