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Colson Whitehead's 'The Underground Railroad' Wins Pulitzer Prize

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 04.10.2017 | Arts

Colson Whitehead’s National Book Award–winning speculative history novel The Underground Railroad garnered another top honor on Monday, with the a...

'Moonlight' Director Barry Jenkins To Turn Last Year's Biggest Book Into TV Series

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 03.27.2017 | Arts

The movie of 2016 was, according to most standards, “Moonlight,” a gorgeous coming-of-age film that took home (with no small fanfare) the coveted ...

Everyone Should Read This Instant Classic, And Now You Can Listen To It For Free

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 02.20.2017 | Arts

The best things in life, it’s been said, are free. More proof: The BBC has released Colson Whitehead’s The Underground Railroad in audio form, rea...

One Judge’s Order For Hate Crime Committers: Read More Books

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 02.08.2017 | Arts

Earlier this week, WUSA9, a local news site in Ashburn, Virginia, reported that a group of teenage boys was given an “unusual sentence” after spra...

It's the End of the World as We Know It: 7 Profound Books of Pessimism, Plagues, and Pandemics

Off The Shelf | Posted 11.17.2016 | Home
Off The Shelf

By Julianna Haubner | Off the Shelf It's seemed that in this election cycle, the only thing that both sides can agree upon is that if their candidate...

Why White Americans Fail To Reckon With The Truth Of Slavery

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 08.20.2016 | Arts

“12 Years a Slave”; the remake of “Roots”; “Django Unchained”; “Birth of a Nation” and the upcoming TV series “Underground.” As a...

Oprah Announces 'Heart-Stopping' New Book Club Pick

O, the Oprah Magazine | Lisa Capretto | Posted 08.02.2016 | OWN

Get ready, readers. There’s a brand new selection for Oprah’s Book Club. Oprah’s latest pick is The Underground Railroad, by Colson Whitehead. T...

Entering the World of John's Gospel

Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young | Posted 08.05.2014 | Religion
Reverend Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young

Salvation does not merely mean going to heaven after our physical death. Salvation in Jesus means recovering wholeness right now in new resurrected life. It means through the spirit becoming everything that Jesus is in relationships dedicated to humility, reconciliation and love.

Colson Whitehead On Poker, Humor And His To-Read List

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 05.09.2014 | Home

Brief Interviews is a series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Colson Whitehead is t...

When the Eye Is Better Than the Ear

Tom Alderman | Posted 07.08.2014 | Home
Tom Alderman

Voice casting for audiobooks is particularly tricky with fiction. In addition to the many different characters a reader has to deliver, the most important voice to capture is the writer's literary voice -- assuming there is one.

PHOTOS: The Best From 2012 Brooklyn Book Festival

Posted 09.21.2012 | New York

At this point New Yorkers know Brooklyn’s reputation as the land of literary magazines, or as the Guardian called it, “a writers’ mecca.” ...

Diploma Of Harvard's First Black Alum Discovered In Condemned Chicago House

Posted 03.15.2012 | Black Voices

An abandoned home near 75th and Sangamon, on Chicago's South Side, was the unlikely hiding place for an important piece of black history -- the papers...

Colson Whitehead Talks the Diminishing Relevance of Magazines and New Book Zone One

Miles Marshall Lewis | Posted 12.31.2011 | Home
Miles Marshall Lewis

Unpredictably enough, Colson Whitehead's newest, fifth novel Zone One details a zombie apocalypse in Manhattan.

Noel Gallagher Strikes Out, 'West Side Story' Turns 50

Posted 12.17.2011 | Home

Monday, October 17 Noel Gallagher releases his solo album today, and he's left no question in the title -- Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds -- as...

Trymaine Lee

Black Hamptons Enclaves Caught Between Change And Tradition (PHOTOS) | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.09.2011 | Black Voices

Sag Harbor, NY -- The little boys and girls in the old photographs are all grown up now; long gone are the days when they would dig clams in the sand ...

Do Books Influence Where You Go On Vacation?

Posted 09.27.2011 | Home

Like movies and TV, books have a way of reaching into our subconcious and taking hold, influencing our decisions on everything from what to wear, what...

Reading Retreats: How To Get Away From Everything But Your Books | Drew Grant | Posted 09.11.2011 | Home

I'll be absent from these pages for the next four weeks while I hole up in a cabin far from both the Internet and reliable cell phone reception. Whene...

L.A. Times Festival Of Books: The Stars Come Out To Celebrate Books (PHOTOS)

Mark Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mark Coggins

To my mind, the two authors at the festival who best represented where the industry has been and where it could be headed were Herman Wouk and Dave Eggers.

We Need Bloggers!

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Huffington Post continues its local coverage with the help our Citizen Journalism Unit. To join the local reporting team and receive advance assignmen...

New York Writers Coalition: Writing Saves Lives

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

The New York Writers Coalition, a Brooklyn-based non-profit, organizes writing workshops for historically underserved communities. But funding for this life-saving program has fallen off a cliff.