The fall 2018 Leslie University’s Strauch-Mosse Visiting Artist is award-winning and bestselling author Colson Whitehead. On October 30th, he will discuss his writing and career as a novelist at Washburn Auditorium, 11 Phillips Place, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Underground Railroad (an Oprah’s Book Club selection and winner of the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize), The Noble Hustle, Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and one collection of essays The Colossus of New York.
The lecture is free and open to the public.
Certain books were “banned in Boston” at least as far back as 1651, when one William Pynchon wrote a book criticizing Puritanism.