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Colson Whitehead

Biography

Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, which in 2016 won the Pulitzer Prize in Fiction and the National Book Award and was named one of the Ten Best Books of the Year by The New York Times Book Review, as well as THE NOBLE HUSTLE, ZONE ONE, SAG HARBOR, THE INTUITIONIST, JOHN HENRY DAYS, APEX HIDES THE HURT and THE COLOSSUS OF NEW YORK. He is also a Pulitzer Prize finalist and a recipient of the MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships. He lives in New York City.

Colson Whitehead

Books by Colson Whitehead

by Colson Whitehead - Fiction, Historical Fiction

From the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning author of THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD and THE NICKEL BOYS comes a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns and rip-offs set in Harlem in the 1960s.

by Colson Whitehead - Fiction, Historical Fiction

In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.

by Colson Whitehead - Fiction, Historical Fiction

From prize-winning, bestselling author Colson Whitehead, a magnificent tour de force chronicling a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South.