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Interview: Angie Thomas Wants To 'Mirror' Young, Black Readers: One of America's hottest writers is brining the black experience to young adult literature — and adjusting to success.

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It's Tuesday. Sam chats with Angie Thomas, author of the best-selling young adult novel 'The Hate U Give' about her new book, 'On The Come Up.' They talk about both her books, about proving there's a huge audience for the black experience in young adult literature, and about moving on up — and why it's complicated. Email samsanders@npr.org or tweet @NPRItsBeenAMin with feels.

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