Pulitzer Prize winning author Colson Whitehead at Loyola U.
The Garden District Book Shop & New Orleans Advocate are proud to host author Colson Whitehead at Loyola University.
Join us as Colson Whitehead discusses his new book Nickel Boys.
Each ticket includes a signed copy of Nickel Boys.
In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
Based on the real story of a reform school in Florida that operated for one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives of thousands of children, The Nickel Boys is a devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of his powers.
Colson Whitehead is the author of nine books of fiction and non-fiction, including The Underground Railroad, which was a #1 New York Times bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. A recipient of MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships, he lives in New York City.
Tickets are required for this event.
Each ticket includes one signed copy of Nickel Boys.
Books will be distributed to ticket holders at the event.
All books will be pre-signed so there will not be a book signing at the event.
Door will open at 6:00 PM
Parking: Street parking
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