Doubleday

9780385545136

STARRED REVIEW

Harlem Shuffle

Like Dante leading us through the levels of hell, Colson Whitehead exposes the levels of rottenness in New York City.

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Review of ‘Harlem Shuffle’

Somewhere near the end of Colson Whitehead’s tragicomic Harlem Shuffle, I found myself giggling in spite of myself. What was happening on the page was horrible, but it was hilarious. It was hilarious in the way that the comeuppance of the white supremacist clowns at the end of “Breaking Bad” was hilarious. The clowns in…

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