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Colson Whitehead: The Paperback Tour

In 2016, Colson Whitehead won a Pulitzer Prize in fiction, a National Book Award, and a spot on loads of “best books of the year” lists with The Underground Railroad. The novel tells of two slaves, Caesar and Cora, attempting to escape their bondage via a real railroad that chugs below ground, complete with conductors. Hear Whitehead speak during this Charleston Library Society event; your ticket includes a signed copy of his book. Charleston Music Hall, 37 John St. Monday, 6 p.m. $40-$30; $20 student. (843) 853-2252,

Monday, March 19, 2018 - 6:00pm