Colson Whitehead

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Colson Whitehead's new great American novel depicts a real underground railroad that transports a fugitive slave to stops that defy time and history, highlighting the daily struggles…

Colson Whitehead: The Underground Railroad

Colson Whitehead's new great American novel depicts a real underground railroad that transports a fugitive slave to stops that defy time and history, highlighting the daily struggles…

from Bookworm

Colson Whitehead took home the prestigious National Book Award for fiction last night.

National Book Award winner talks race in America

Colson Whitehead took home the prestigious National Book Award for fiction last night.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Presidential candidates were asked during   Monday’s   debate about race relations in this nation – specifically, how each candidate would heal the racial divide.

Colson Whitehead on his imagined real 'Underground Railroad'

The Presidential candidates were asked during Monday’s debate about race relations in this nation – specifically, how each candidate would heal the racial divide.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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