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Read the World: Colson Whitehead

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Colson Whitehead is a multi-award winning and bestselling author whose works include The Nickel Boys, The Underground Railroad and Zone One. He is one of only four novelists to win the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction twice and has also been awarded the George Orwell Prize for Political Fiction, the National Book Award and both MacArthur and Guggenheim fellowships. In 2021, Academy Award winning director Barry Jenkins adapted his Pulitzer-winning novel The Underground Railroad into a major TV series. We’re delighted to present a special, pre-filmed conversation with one of America’s most lauded writers as he introduces his new novel Harlem Shuffle, a brilliantly entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns and rip-offs set in 1960s Harlem, and reflects on his writing journey.

Interviewed by MJ Franklin of The New York Times.

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