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Interview with Jodi Picoult

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In our second ever live episode, Adam and Jill had the opportunity to sit down with Jodi Picoult, New York Times Bestselling author of over twenty novels including My Sister's Keeper, Nineteen Minutes, Vanishing Acts and Plain Truth.

Her latest book Small Great Things tackles the subject of race and Jodi shares with the audience the true story that first inspired her to write this book. She also discusses the importance of having these kinds of difficult conversations in today's climate along with her research process for the novel.

Interview was recorded live on October 24, 2016 at the Parma-Snow Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library.

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