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THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD Book Club Questions and Reading Guide

Looking for THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD book club questions and a reading guide for your next meeting? Look no further. 

Reading Pathways: Colson Whitehead

Interested in reading Colson Whitehead books but don't know where to start? We have three book suggestions to help you out!

The Most Embarrassing Unread Books On My Bookshelves

What books on your unread shelves are the most glaring?

Chapterless Books and How to Put Them Down For a While

How can a reader read "just one more chapter" when confronted with chapter-less books?

Authors: They’re Just Like Us

Authors are just like us. They food brag, they get their lives at Target, they share their shame on social media...and we love all of it.

Colson Whitehead Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

The Underground Railroad won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction Monday, topping off an already impressive year for author Colson Whitehead, whose ...

The Best Books to Help You Recover From a Bad Open Mic Set

These are the best books to help you get back on your feet after experiencing a bad open mic set (or other setback).

Oprah’s Book Club’s Newest Pick is Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad

Take a look at Oprah's newest book club pick!

Literary Tourism: Traveling Through West Virginia

Yes, when most people think about books based in West Virginia, usually Homer Hickam’s Rocket Boys comes to mind. Note ...

IRL: Nonfiction To Read If You Loved ZONE ONE

Colson Whitehead’s Zone One hit one of my favorite sweet spots between genre fiction and literary fiction – it’s a ...

You Are What You Read, Or At Least My House Is

Colson Whitehead wrote a fabulous piece in the NY Times magazine recently, which I only caught by lucky re-tweet coincidence. ...

Why Do We Love the Apocalypse?

While pop culture has always been slightly enamored with the apocalypse genre, it’s now experiencing a popularity and variety that ...

Experiencing the VONA Writing Workshops For Writers of Color

Ten years ago I did one of the best things I’ve ever done for myself: I became a part of ...

Win Posters and Playing Cards from THE NOBLE HUSTLE

In 2011, Grantland staked novelist Colson Whitehead to play in The World Series of Poker. He covered his experiences training, ...

Reading List for the Dog Days of Summer

Here we are, the dog days. Doesn’t August just seem interminable? If it were up to me, we’d all count ...