The Colossus of New York – a dazzling new work of non-fiction by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead
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The Colossus of New York by Colson Whitehead is out now from Jonathan Ball Publishers.
In a dazzlingly original work of non-fiction, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Underground Railroad recreates the exuberance, the chaos, the promise, and the heartbreak of New York.
The book is a masterful evocation of the city that never sleeps, and Whitehead captures the city’s inner and outer landscapes in a series of vignettes, meditations and personal memories.
The Colossus of New York is a remarkable portrait of life in the big city. Ambitious in scope, gemlike in its details, it is at once an unparalleled tribute to New York and the ideal introduction to one of the most exciting writers working today.
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