Based on the real story of a reform school in Florida that operated for one hundred and eleven years and warped the lives of thousands of children, The Nickel Boys is a devastating, driven narrative that showcases a great American novelist writing at the height of his powers.
Colson Whitehead is the author of nine books of fiction and nonfiction, including The Underground Railroad, which was a #1 New York Times bestseller and won the Pulitzer Prize as well as the National Book Award. A recipient of MacArthur and Guggenheim Fellowships, he lives in New York City.
Tickets for all lectures are $40 for not-yet members, $35 for members. Tickets include a copy of The Nickel Boys.
Copies of The Nickel Boys will be pre-signed by the author and there will be no post event signing.