With ‘Harlem Shuffle,’ Colson Whitehead proves once again that he’s a master of reinvention

Perhaps it was only a matter of time before he drove down 125th Street in his native New York City to deliver a wry crime novel. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-14 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Fleet to publish Whitehead's Harlem Shuffle in September

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead is publishing a new novel with Little, Brown imprint Fleet, Harlem Shuffle, set in Harlem in the 1960s. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-02-03 02:07:19 UTC ]
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Colson Whitehead on the Unifying Theme of His Novels

With Harlem Shuffle, the Underground Railroad author moves from heavy historical fiction to a heist, but he’s still just doing his weird thing. Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2021-09-12 09:40:00 UTC ]
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Books in the Media: Whitehead shuffles into this week's reviews

Colson Whitehead's Harlem Shuffle (Fleet) danced across the review pages this week, picking up mentions in The Bookseller, the Guardian, the Times and the New York Times, consistently being labelled as "one to watch this autumn". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-06 14:54:44 UTC ]
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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

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Colson Whitehead Awarded 2020 Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

The annual Prize for American Fiction, one of the LoC's most prestigious awards, honors an American literary writer "whose body of work is distinguished not only for its mastery of the art but also for its originality of thought and imagination." Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-13 04:00:00 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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Scott Turow is a master of the legal thriller. ‘The Last Trial’ proves he’s still at the top of his game.

The novel revisits Sandy Stern, a character Turow first introduced in his debut, 1987’s “Presumed Innocent.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2020-05-12 15:18:02 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

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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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The Aspen Words Literary Prize longlist includes Colson Whitehead, Laila Lalami, and more.

Aspen Words has announced the longlist for the 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize, a $35,000 award given to a work of fiction that “illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.” The longlist includes sixteen books: twelve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-11-14 17:00:04 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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Colson Whitehead Talks About ‘The Nickel Boys’

The Pulitzer Prize winner discusses his new novel, and Jon Gertner talks about “The Ice at the End of the World.” Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-07-19 19:27:58 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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Reinventing the way traditional media organizations master digital content

In order to succeed, traditional media companies must repurpose content and make it work even harder across digital channels. Here’s an inside look at using tools to reinvent the way traditional media companies master digital publishing. The post Reinventing the way traditional media... Continue reading at Digiday

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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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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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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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ALA Midwinter 2017: Colson Whitehead, Matthew Desmond Win ALA Carnegie Medals

The selections were announced on Sunday, January 22, at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Atlanta, with an official award ceremony to come this summer, at the ALA annual conference, set for Chicago. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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