Texas Book Festival and BookPeople are proud to host Colson Whitehead as he presents his newest novel, The Nickel Boys.
In this masterful follow-up to his Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller, The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
Please join us for an evening with this great American author discussing
his newest work!
“I always have these ideas, and I think, ‘That would be really good; if I was a better writer, I could pull it off.’ And then I try to become a better writer to do it justice.”
Who: Award-winning author Colson Whitehead
What: Presenting 2019 novel The Nickel Boys
When: 7PM Tuesday, July 23, 2019
Where: First Baptist Church, Austin, TX