A Thousand Lives
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A Thousand Lives

Beyond Harlem, Crime, Even Race

A review of Colson Whitehead’s new novel: ‘Harlem Shuffle’

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I’ve been a fan of Colson Whitehead’s work since I read his first novel, The Intuitionist. His take on social reality often goes far beyond obvious tropes and predictability. Besides the eclectic subject matter of his novels (from zombie apocalypse to sci-fi slave escape thriller), his strengths as a writer are…

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