COLSON WHITEHEAD is the No. 1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad (an Oprah’s Book Club selection and winner of the 2016 National Book Award and the 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction) and The Nickel Boys, which won the 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction (making him only the fourth writer to win two Pulitzers in the Fiction category), the 2019 Kirkus Prize for Fiction, and the 2020 Orwell Prize for Political Fiction. The Underground Railroad has also been adapted into an Amazon Original series directed by Barry Jenkins. Whitehead’s acclaimed new novel, the bestselling Harlem Shuffle, was published in 2021. His other books include The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and a collection of essays, The Colossus of New York. Among his other awards are a MacArthur Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Whiting Writers Award, the Dos Passos Prize, a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers, and the 2020 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction. He lives in New York City.
Colson Whitehead's featured book is: 'Harlem Shuffle'
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