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Film, Video Colson Whitehead's New York

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  • Colson Whitehead's New York


  • Colson Whitehead, 2020 recipient of the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction, talks with Rocco Staino, director of New York's Empire Center for the Book. The two-time Pulitzer winner talks about growing up in New York, where he continues to live, and how it has influenced his writing.

Event Date

  • March 29, 2021

Running Time

  • 27 minutes 25 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image
  • online text

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