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January 29, 2018 @ 7:30 PM - 9:00 PM
Made possible by the Drue Heinz Trust
Paul Beatty’s Man Booker Prize-winning novel The Sellout is a biting satire about a young man’s isolated upbringing and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court—“an explosion of comic daring, cultural provocation, and genuine heart.”
The Sellout is the winner of the 2016 Man Booker Prize, the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction, and was named a best books of the year by The New York Times Book Review and the Wall Street Journal. Paul Beatty is the author of three novels―Slumberland, Tuff, and The White Boy Shuffle―and two books of poetry: Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He is the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor.