Colson Whitehead discusses new novel ‘the underground railroad’
Posted on: Wed 31 May 2017
Celebrated American novelist, Colson Whitehead came into the studio to discuss his latest book, ‘The Underground Railroad’ – a beautifully written odyssey of a young slave’s adventures as she searches for freedom from a cotton plantation in Georgia, USA.
Obama chose it for his summer reading list and it was picked by Oprah for her bookclub. It also became New York Time’s number 1 bestseller and winner of a Pulitzer Prize.
Breakfast Producer, Kvitka Becker spoke to the award-winning novelist during his trip to Adelaide for the out of season Adelaide Writers Week.
Produced by Kvitka Becker
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