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Michele Norris
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Michele Norris, host of All Things Considered, is cowinner of the Alfred I. duPont–Columbia University Award for The York Project: Race and the ‘08 Vote and was chosen in 2009 as Journalist of the Year by the National Association of Black Journalists. She has written for, among other publications, The Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times. As a correspondent for ABC News from 1993 to 2002, she earned Emmy and Peabody awards for her contribution to the network’s 9/11 reporting. She has been a frequent guest commentator on Meet the Press, The Chris Matthews Show, and Charlie Rose.... Read More

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The Grace of Silence
A Family Memoir
Written by Michele Norris


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 6, 2011
Price: $15.95

A profoundly moving and deeply personal memoir by the co-host of National Public Radio’s flagship program All Things Considered.

While exploring the hidden conversation on race unfolding throughout America in the wake of President Obama’s election, Michele Norris discovered that there were painful secrets within her own family that had been... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a hardcover.

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The Grace of Silence
A Memoir
Written by Michele Norris


Format: Hardcover, 208 pages
Publisher: Pantheon
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $24.95

In the wake of talk of a “post-racial America” upon the ascendance of Barack Obama as president of the United States, Michele Norris, host of National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, set out, through original reporting, to write a book about “the hidden conversation on race” that is going on in... Read more >
Also available as an unabridged audiobook download, eBook and a trade paperback.

The Grace of Silence
A Memoir
Written by Michele Norris


Format: eBook, 304 pages
Publisher: Vintage
On Sale: September 21, 2010
Price: $11.99

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