Colson Whitehead (Author of The Underground Railroad).
Colson Whitehead on Human Cruelty The author discusses “The Match,” his story from this week’s magazine, which is adapted from his forthcoming novel, “The Nickel Boys.” By Deborah Treisman.
Colson Whitehead is on the TIME 100 2017 list. Oprah Winfrey wrote about the author.
Colson Whitehead (born November 6, 1969) is an American novelist. Quotes. I ask myself: Is the outlook of this book comic? Is it tragic? Is the story best served by a first person narrator who's telling his or her story? Is it best served by an omniscient narrator who can stand above and make connections about the characters and society and politics? Part of figuring out how to tell the story.