How to read ‘Harem Shuffle’ by Colson Whitehead? Arch Colson Chipp Whitehead is an American Novelist. He was born in New York City on November 6, 1969, and further grew up in Manhattan. His parents are successful entrepreneurs. Colson Whitehead is always known by his first name Arch. Then he changed his name to Chipp and later switched to Colson. Colson finished his studies at Trinity School in Manhattan. In 1991 he completed his graduation from Harvard University.
During his college time, Colson became friends with a poet Kevin Young. Colson lived in Fort Greene, Brooklyn before he started his career. Now he lives in Manhattan and also owns a house in Sag Harbor. Julie Barer is his wife, and she is a literary agent, and together they have two children. After Colson graduated from college, he wrote for The Village Voice and began working on his first novels. Colson has produced nine books – seven novels and two non-fiction works.
Whitehead’s book ‘The Illusionist’ was nominated as the Common Novel at Rochester Institute Of Technology. Many other authors were a part of this nomination, and it is a long-time tradition and included authors like Maya Angelou, William Joseph Kennedy, and many other prominent writers. Colson’s works like non-fiction, essays, and many reviews, have been included in various publications, including The New York Times and Granta.
Our Thoughts on ‘Harlem Shuffle’ by Colson Whitehead.
How To Read ‘Harlem Shuffle’ and its Release Date.
This novel is all set to release on 14th September 2021. According to Colson, the novel is about a family man’s struggle in the webs of criminal actions. In an interview with Time, Colson said that he was inspired by his favourite films Rififi and Ocean’s Eleven, and also spoke about the book’s cover page.
The award-winning author is ready to cover different genres of historical fiction, crime, and family drama. With a clear picture of New York City’s Harlem in the 1950s and 1960s. It depicts the daily life hustle, the differences in culture and community, with detailed information about the social and political changes at that time.
Many people have already booked their advance copies and even finished reading the book already. People have come up with many thoughts about the book. You can find this book on Goodreads and even get your book from Amazon. Harlem Shuffle is available on Barnes&Noble.Com, and they’ve already rated the book as a best seller.