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Talk with Colson Whitehead

We talk with the author of “The Underground Railroad: A Novel”, 2017 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

A talk with New York writer Colson Whitehead, author of six novels and several non-fiction works, who made his debut in 1999 with The Intuitionist and now presents his latest book, The Underground Railroad: A Novel (2016).

Colson Whitehead Answers the Proust Questionnaire

Taking advantage of the visit as part of the Kosmopolis continuous programme by Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad  (National Book Award 2016 and Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2017), we put to him the Proust Questionnaire in order to find out some aspects and interesting curiosities of his personality.

Colson Whitehead

A talk with the author of “The Underground Railroad: A Novel”

The writer Llucia Ramis talks with New York writer Colson Whitehead, author of six novels and several non-fiction works, who made his debut in 1999 with The Intuitionist and presents his book The Underground Railroad: A Novel (2016). The Underground Railroad narrates the escape of a slave girl from a plantation and her journey through different states in the south of the United States on board an allegorical train that refers to the clandestine network that helped slaves escape during the 19th century. With this tale about the violence of slavery and the drama of escape ...