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Colson Whitehead

Colson Whitehead is the New York Times bestselling author of Zone OneSag HarborThe IntuitionistJohn Henry DaysApex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays, The Colossus of New York. A Pulitzer Prize finalist, a recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award and a MacArthur Fellowship, he lives in New York City.

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The Noble Hustle
Written by Colson Whitehead
Anchor | Trade Paperback | March 3, 2015
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-345-80433-4 (0-345-80433-3)

In 2011, Grantland magazine gave bestselling novelist Colson Whitehead $10,000 to play at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas. It was the assignment of a lifetime, except for one hitch—he’d never played in a casino tournament before. With just six weeks to train, our humble narrator took the Greyhound...

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The Noble Hustle
Written by Colson Whitehead
Doubleday | Hardcover | May 2014
$24.95/27.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-53705-6 (0-385-53705-0)

The Noble Hustle is Pulitzer finalist Colson Whitehead’s hilarious memoir of his search for meaning at high stakes poker tables, which the author describes as “Eat, Pray, Love for depressed shut-ins.”
 
 
On one level, The Noble Hustle is a familiar species of participatory journalism--a longtime neighborhood poker player, Whitehead was given a...

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Zone One
Written by Colson Whitehead
Anchor | Trade Paperback | July 2012
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-0-307-45517-8 (0-307-45517-3)

A pandemic has devastated the planet, sorting humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead. After the worst of the plague is over, armed forces stationed in Chinatown’s Fort Wonton have successfully reclaimed the island south of Canal Street—aka Zone One. Mark Spitz is...

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Zone One
Written by Colson Whitehead
Doubleday | Hardcover | October 2011
$25.95/29.00(Canada) | 978-0-385-52807-8 (0-385-52807-8)

In this wry take on the post-apocalyptic horror novel, a pandemic has devastated the planet. The plague has sorted humanity into two types: the uninfected and the infected, the living and the living dead.

Now the plague is receding, and Americans are busy rebuild­ing civilization under orders from the provisional govern­ment... Read more






Sag Harbor
Written by Colson Whitehead
Anchor | Trade Paperback | June 2010
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-307-45516-1 (0-307-45516-5)

From the award-winning author of John Henry Days and The Intuitionist: a tender, hilarious, and supremely original novel about coming-of-age in the 80s.
 
Benji Cooper is one of the few black students at an elite prep school in Manhattan. But every summer, Benji escapes to the Hamptons, to Sag Harbor, where a... Read more






Apex Hides the Hurt
Written by Colson Whitehead
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2007
$15.00/18.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3126-9 (1-4000-3126-5)

The town of Winthrop has decided it needs a new name. The resident software millionaire wants to call it New Prospera; the mayor wants to return to the original choice of the founding black settlers; and the town’s aristocracy sees no reason to change the name at all. What they need... Read more






The Colossus of New York
Written by Colson Whitehead
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 2004
$14.95/17.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3124-5 (1-4000-3124-9)

In a dazzlingly original work of nonfiction, the award-winning novelist Colson Whitehead re-creates the exuberance, the chaos, the promise, and the heartbreak of New York. Here is a literary love song that will entrance anyone who has lived in—or spent time—in the greatest of American cities.

A masterful evocation of the city... Read more






John Henry Days
Written by Colson Whitehead
Anchor | Trade Paperback | May 2002
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-49820-3 (0-385-49820-9)

Colson Whitehead’s eagerly awaited and triumphantly acclaimed new novel is on one level a multifaceted retelling of the story of John Henry, the black steel-driver who died outracing a machine designed to replace him. On another level it’s the story of a disaffected, middle-aged black journalist on a mission to set... Read more






The Intuitionist
Written by Colson Whitehead
Anchor | Trade Paperback | January 2000
$15.95/18.95(Canada) | 978-0-385-49300-0 (0-385-49300-2)

Colson Whitehead's The Intuitionist wowed critics and readers everywhere and marked the debut of an important American writer. This marvellously inventive, genre-bending, noir-inflected novel, set in the curious world of elevator inspection, portrays a universe parallel to our own, where matters of morality, politics, and race reveal unexpected ironies. Read more





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