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Colson Whitehead


Colson Whitehead was born in 1969 in New York. He studied at Harvard. After Harvard, he worked for The Village Voice. In 2002 he received a MacArthur genius grant. He has been hailed early as a great writer, which may or may not be the kiss of death.

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His website
Colson Whitehead
Colson Whitehead
Colson Whitehead Responds to YA”Controversy”
Don’t You Be My Neighbor (article by Whitehead on Brooklyn)


1998 The Intuitionist
2001 John Henry Days
2003 The Colossus of New York
2006 Apex Hides the Hurt
2009 Sag Harbor
2011 Zone One
2014 The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky & Death
2016 The Underground Railroad
2019 The Nickel Boys
2021 Harlem Shuffle
2024 Crook Manifesto