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Colson Whitehead

  1. casting
    William Jackson Harper Joins Amazon’s Underground RailroadMore fraught ethical quandaries! Goody!
  2. must reads
    7 New Books You Should Read This JulyColson Whitehead, Helen Phillips, Lisa Taddeo, and more.
  3. summer preview
    12 Books We Can’t Wait to Read This SummerColson Whitehead, Jia Tolentino, Raphael Bob-Waksberg, and more.
  4. awp conference
    Colson Whitehead’s Fierce and Funny Primer on Life and Chicken“If it tastes like shit, it’s cultural appropriation,” and other lessons from the Pulitzer winner’s keynote speech at the AWP conference.
  5. barry jenkins
    Barry Jenkins to Direct Every Episode of Amazon’s Underground RailroadThe Colson Whitehead adaptation has been officially ordered to series.
  6. man booker prize
    2017 Man Booker Prize Long List: Colson Whitehead, Zadie Smith, Arundhati RoyColson Whitehead, Zadie Smith, Arundhati Roy, and more made the cut.
  7. year in culture 2016
    The 10 Best Books of 2016No. 1: The Underground Railroad.
  8. Colson Whitehead Has Some Advice for Getting Through the Next Four Years “Be kind to everybody, make art, and fight the power.”
  9. great adaptations
    Underground Railroad to Become Limited SeriesThis is bound to be brilliant.
  10. national book award
    Here’s the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction Long ListColson Whitehead is a first-time nominee for The Underground Railroad.
  11. How Colson Whitehead Got From Zombies to SlaveryThe novel is a major departure for him.
  12. books
    In Conversation With Colson WhiteheadThe author of The Underground Railroad on Oprah’s endorsement and avoiding clichés of the “Southern Novel of Black Misery.”
  13. oprah book club 2.0
    Oprah Picks Whitehead’s Underground RailroadAnd will also be excerpted in the New York Times.
  14. end of days
    Why TV Apocalypses Are Really Wish-Fulfillment FablesSure, there are zombies and militias on The Walking Dead and Revolution, but life is so simple.
  15. chat room
    Colson Whitehead on His Zombie Novel, Growing Up on Horror Films, and Turning His Book Into a Movie“The problem with movie options is that you say yes, and then you realize that whatever happened is not your vision.”
  16. clickables
    Read the First Section of Colson Whitehead’s Zone OneThe “zombie novel” is out October 18.
  17. ranters and ravers
    James Wood SpoofedColson Whitehead parodies ‘How Fiction Works’ in the new ‘Harper’s.’