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  • Published: Sep 02, 2015
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Colson Whiteheads 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,...

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ISBN
9780385493000
Publisher
Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group
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Book language
English
Pages
272
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Colson Whiteheads 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. onist, was published in 1999 and was a finalist for the PENHemingway and a winner of the Quality Paperback Book Clubs New Voices Award. In 2001, he published John Henry Days, a startlingly original retelling of the famous story from American folklore.

The novel received several honors and was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2003, a collection of his essays, The Colossus of New York, was named a New York Times Notable Book of the year. Whiteheads writing continues to attract awards, rave reviews, and a devoted, avid readership.

In between books, he produces reviews, essays, short stories, and cultural commentary for a number of distinguished publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Harpers, and Granta. He is the recipient of a coveted MacArthur Fellowship (dubbed the genius grant) , a Whiting Writers Award, and a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Good To Know In our interview, Colson Whitehead shared some fascinating facts about himself Where do I get my ideas? Usually I come across some strange fact in a book, or article, or tv show and think, Thats weird, wouldnt it be kooky if...?

I like to write in the nude I find the gentle breezes tickle the fine hairs of creativity. Here are some of the things I like staying in the house all day, screening phone calls, keeping the shades drawn. Deglazing.

Oh, how I love to deglaze. Heres what I dislike performance art, people who walk slowly in front of me, romantic comedies, panel discussions.

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Whitehead was born in New York City in 1969. His journalism has appeared in Vibe, Spin, Newsday, and The Village Voice, where he was a television columnist. A graduate of Harvard College, he currently lives in Brooklyn, New York.

Biography Born in 1969 and raised in Manhattan, Colson Whitehead received his undergraduate degree from Harvard. After graduation, he went to work for the Village Voice as a book , television, and music reviewer. Whiteheads first novel, The Intuitionist, was published in 1999 and was a finalist for the PENHemingway and a winner of the Quality Paperback Book Clubs New Voices Award.

In 2001, he published John Henry Days, a startlingly original retelling of the famous story from American folklore. The novel received several honors and was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award and the Pulitzer Prize. In 2003, a collection of his essays, The Colossus of New York, was named a New York Times Notable Book of the year.

Whiteheads writing continues to attract awards, rave reviews, and a devoted, avid readership. In between books, he produces reviews, essays, short stories, and cultural commentary for a number of distinguished publications, including The New York Times, The New Yorker, Harpers, and Granta. He is the recipient of a coveted MacArthur Fellowship (dubbed the genius grant) , a Whiting Writers Award, and a fellowship at the Cullman Center for Scholars and Writers Good To Know In our interview, Colson Whitehead shared some fascinating facts about himself Where do I get my ideas?

Usually I come across some strange fact in a book, or article, or tv show and think, Thats weird, wouldnt it be kooky if...? I like to write in the nude I find the gentle breezes tickle the fine hairs of creativity. Here are some of the things I like staying in the house all day, screening phone calls, keeping the shades drawn.

Deglazing. Oh, how I love to deglaze. Heres what I dislike performance art, people who walk slowly in front of me, romantic comedies, panel discussions.

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