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Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty
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Paul Beatty is the author of the novels, Tuff, Slumberland and The White Boy Shuffle, and the poetry collections Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He was the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor. In 2016, he became the first American to win the Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout. In 2017, he was the winner the American Academy of Arts and Letters Literature Award. He lives in New York City.

Man Booker Prize Winner

National Book Critics Circle Awards Winner

Man Booker Prize Nominee

Paul Beatty

Photo Credit: Hannah Assouline

Paul Beatty

Slumberland

Paul Beatty
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Picador

"Slumberland" is laugh-out-loud funny and its wit and satire can be burning...There are incredible moments of tenderness . . . Beatty is a kind of symphonic W.E.B. Du Bois." -Los Angeles Times

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Tuff

Paul Beatty
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From Paul Beatty, the author of the 2016 Man Booker Prize winner The Sellout, a novel as fast-paced and hard-edged as the Harlem streets it portrays, Tuff...

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The Sellout

Paul Beatty
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Winner of the Man Booker Prize

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction

Winner of the John Dos Passos Prize for Literature

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The White Boy Shuffle

Paul Beatty
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Paul Beatty's hilarious and scathing debut novel is about Gunnar Kaufman, an awkward, black surfer bum who is moved by his mother from Santa Monica to urban West Los Angeles. There, he begins to...

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