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Colson Whitehead is the youngest writer to win the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction.

It’s been quite a year for Colson Whitehead! First, he won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction (again) and then he received the Orwell Prize for political fiction. And now the Library of Congress is honoring him with their lifetime achievement prize. (Previous recipients include Toni Morrison, Denis... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-14 15:56:24 UTC ]
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Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead win Orwell Prizes

Kate Clanchy and Colson Whitehead have won this year's £3,000 Orwell Prizes for Political Writing and Political Fiction.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-07-08 18:45:32 UTC ]
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Evaristo, Criado Perez and Whitehead on Orwell Prize shortlists

Bernardine Evaristo, Caroline Criado Perez and Colson Whitehead are among the authors to make the Orwell Prize shortlists for its political writing and fiction awards. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-20 20:07:42 UTC ]
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Whitehead wins second Pulitzer with Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead has won the Pulitzer Prize for the second time, with his novel The Nickel Boys (Fleet). Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-05-05 11:43:37 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead and This American Life among Pulitzer 2020 winners

Author wins fiction prize for The Nickel Boys while the first ever prize for audio reporting goes to an episode of the hit podcastColson Whitehead, This American Life and writers from the New York Times are among this year’s Pulitzer prize winners.During an online, at-home video, the Pulitzer... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-04 20:00:59 UTC ]
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Ronan Farrow, Emily Bazelon and Colson Whitehead among L.A. Times Book Prize finalists

The 2019 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes honor crime novelist Walter Mosley for lifetime achievement. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-02-19 14:00:25 UTC ]
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Sunday Reading: The Allure of Science Fiction

From The New Yorker’s archive, pieces about science fiction and fantasy, by John Seabrook, Julie Phillips, Colson Whitehead, Margaret Atwood, and Joyce Carol Oates. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2019-12-15 11:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Profile: Colson Whitehead

A lauded but not very lucrative writing career was turned on its head for Colson Whitehead, after Pulitzer and National Book Award wins put his name in lights. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-16 17:16:59 UTC ]
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Laila Lalami, Colson Whitehead among National Book Award fiction nominees

10 novelists make the National Book Awards fiction longlist: Laila Lalami, Colson Whitehead, Ocean Vuong, Julia Phillips and more. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-20 18:20:50 UTC ]
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Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 BookFest Gala: Atwood, Follett, Lunde, Shafak, Whitehead

Capping this year's BookFest events at Frankfurt will be an evening with Margaret Atwood, Maja Lunde, Elif Shafak, Colson Whitehead, and Ken Follett. The post Frankfurter Buchmesse 2019 BookFest Gala: Atwood, Follett, Lunde, Shafak, Whitehead appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-26 08:30:55 UTC ]
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Look at Barack Obama's summer reading list

Former President Barack Obama's reading list includes Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead and Stephanie Land Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-08-16 18:20:44 UTC ]
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Obama reveals summer reads as Morrison, Whitehead, Chiang and Mantel top list

Barack Obama has revealed his summer reading list, including titles from Toni Morrison, Colson Whitehead, Ted Chiang and Hilary Mantel. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-15 11:40:17 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: July 29, 2019

Colson Whitehead has the #4 book in the country with ‘The Nickel Boys,’ his follow-up to ‘The Underground Railroad.’ Plus the second Adventure Zone graphic novels debuts on our trade paper and hardcover lists, and ‘Geddy Lee’s Big Beautiful Book of Bass’ lands at #8 in hardcover nonfiction seven... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2019 Book Preview

More than 100 books. New novels from Margaret Atwood, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and Colson Whitehead. Zadie Smith short stories. What more could you want? (Except to have them all RIGHT NOW.) The post Most Anticipated: The Great Second-Half 2019 Book Preview appeared first on The Millions. Continue reading at 'The Millions'

[ The Millions | 2019-07-15 10:00:39 UTC ]
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PW Picks: Books of the Week, July 15, 2019

This week: Colson Whitehead's new novel, plus George Takei's new graphic memoir. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-07-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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In Colson Whitehead’s ‘The Nickel Boys,’ an idealistic black teen learns a harsh reality

No surreal elements disrupt the grim progress of this follow-up to “The Underground Railroad.” Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-07-09 16:10:36 UTC ]
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Fleet to publish 'devastating' new novel from Colson Whitehead

Little, Brown imprint Fleet is publishing a "devastating" new novel from Colson Whitehead next summer called The Nickel Boys. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-10-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Whitehead, Sands and Alderman contend for BAMB Readers Awards

Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad (Fleet), Philippe Sands’ East West Street (W&N) and Naomi Alderman’s The Power (Viking) are among the books shortlisted across six categories for the 2017 Books Are My Bag Readers Awards, curated by booksellers and supported by National Book Tokens. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Honored with Carnegie Medals

At a June 24 reception at the ALA Annual Conference in Chicago, Matthew Desmond and Colson Whitehead accepted their Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Whitehead shortlisted for Arthur C Clarke Award

Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize for Fiction winning The Underground Railroad (Fleet) has found itself a place on the shortlist for this year’s Arthur C Clarke Award for science fiction literature. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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