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"Trust" author Hernan Diaz

Brooklyn-based novelist Hernan Diaz won this year's Pulitzer Prize for his bestseller "Trust," a kaleidoscopic look at the world of the stratospherically rich. He talks with correspondent Martha Teichner about how his childhood in Argentina and Sweden informed his perspective on American life and history; his love of the English language; the influence of Edith Wharton on his writing; and the miracle of validation that came after years of writing without recognition.


Barry Jenkins on "The Underground Railroad"

Award-winning writer, director and producer Barry Jenkins talks with "CBS This Morning" co-host Anthony Mason about his new Amazon limited series, "The Underground Railroad," based on Colson Whitehead's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name. He gives a behind-the-scenes look at creating the show, dealing with the darkness of slavery, and re-contextualizing the sacrifices of his ancestors to tell a story of survival and triumph.

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