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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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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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This Week's Bestsellers: April 24, 2017

Easter and Passover 2017 coincided with each other, and with related new releases, including ‘The True Jesus,’ #2 in Hardcover Nonfiction. Plus the Pulitzer announcements drive sales of ‘The Underground Railroad’ and other winners, and a favorite Star Wars villain returns. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-04-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead wins the Pulitzer Prize in fiction for 'The Underground Railroad'

Colson Whitehead won the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in fiction Monday for “The Underground Railroad.” It caps a sweep of accolades that the book has received since its publication by Doubleday in August 2016, including winning the National Book Award in November and being selected by Oprah Winfrey for... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2017-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead wins for fiction at the National Book Awards

In a year plagued by racial tensions, Colson Whitehead took the National Book Award for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," a visceral and creative imagining of a female slave's escape from slavery. Although it takes years to write a book and bring it to publication, the National... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead Wins National Book Award for ‘The Underground Railroad’

The author Colson Whitehead won the National Book Award for fiction this year for his novel “The Underground Railroad.” Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: August 15, 2016

In its debut week, print units sales for the #1 book in the country, ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child: Parts 1 and 2,’ are more than double those for the next 99 books combined. Plus Colson Whitehead’s ’The Underground Railroad' gets the Oprah nod and the #3 slot in Hardcover Fiction, the... Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-08-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Books by Whitehead, Patchett Among Show’s Biggest

There are a lot of heavy hitters at this year's BEA, but four titles consistently came up in conversations with book buyers: Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad,' 'The Nix' by Nathan Hill, 'Commonwealth' by Ann Patchett, and 'The Girls' by Emma Cline. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BEA 2016: Colson Whitehead: The Underground Railroad As More Than Metaphor

Although Colson Whitehead says that he wrote The Underground Railroad (Doubleday, Sept.) “pretty quickly” last year, this novel has been 15 years in the making. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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