Pulitzer Prize Winner and NYT Bestselling Author Presents New Book in Miami

Colson Whitehead, the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning Oprah’s Book Club selection The Underground Railroad, will be in Miami for an exclusive appearance to celebrate the highly-anticipated follow-up, THE NICKEL BOYS: A Novel (Penguin Random House)—a devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of his powers.

Mr Whitehead gA perfect follow-up and companion to The Underground Railroad, in THE NICKEL BOYS Colson Whitehead recreates the horrors of segregation and the struggles of the Civil Rights movement as the backdrop for an emotionally charged and compulsively readable novel populated with deeply empathetic characters.

The event is presented in partnership with Books & Books and will be introduced by Miami Book Fair co-founder Mitchell Kaplan. 

An Evening with Colson Whitehead

When: Friday, July 26 at 8:00 p.m.
Where: Knight Concert Hall, Arsht Center, 1300 Biscayne Blvd, Miami
How: Ticket purchase required. Each full-priced ticket ($35) includes a reserved seat and a copy of The Nickel Boys. Click here to purchase tickets

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