COLSON WHITEHEAD is the author of the novels The Intuitionist, a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award, and John Henry Days, which won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and the Young Lions Fiction Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle A
The zombie genre provides unlikely inspiration for the author's creative renewal.
Whitehead (Sag Harbor, 2009, etc.) never writes the same book twice, though his eclectic output had fallen short of the promise he flashed in his early novels (The Intuitionist, 1998, etc.). Read full book review >