The Underground Railroad

Whitehead’s imagination and intelligence are on full display in his genre-bending, award-winning sixth novel.

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Review of ‘The Underground Railroad’

A cursory peek into his backlist reveals that there is no such thing as a “typical” Colson Whitehead novel. Having tackled everything from post-apocalyptic zombie horror to jocular coming-of-age shenanigans in the Hamptons, this prizewinning author seems to have the philosophy that big risk equals big reward. So it should come as no surprise that…

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