3-3:45: James McBride is a musician, screenwriter and the author of the best-selling memoir “The Color of Water.” His debut novel, “Miracle at St. Anna,” was made into a movie directed by Spike Lee. McBride is also a former staff writer for the Boston Globe, People magazine and The Washington Post. McBride won the National Book Award in 2013 for his novel “The Good Lord Bird.” His new book of stories is “Five Carat Soul.” Signing 4:30-5:30.
How Writers Think and Work. Fiction writer Lorrie Moore is the recipient of the Irish Times International Prize for Literature and the PEN/Malamud Award. Her first story to appear in the New Yorker, “You’re Ugly, Too,” was included in The Best American Short Stories of the Century, edited by John Updike. Her new book of essays is “See What Can Be Done.” Richard Russo is a Pulitzer Prize winner for “Empire Falls.” His other novels include “Nobody’s Fool” and “That Old Cape Magic.” His most recent book is a collection of personal essays: “The Destiny Thief: Essays on Writing, Writers and Life.” Signing 3:30-4:30.