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Get Lit with All Of It: Colson Whitehead

'Get Lit with All Of It'

Originally Aired: Wednesday, July 29, 2020

L: Photo by Chris Close R: Photo courtesy of the host

Overview

Watch a live video stream as Alison Stewart, host of WNYC’s All Of It, continues her virtual book club series with award-winning author Colson Whitehead. They’ll discuss his most recent novel, The Nickel Boys, described by the Pulitzer board of judges as “a spare and devastating exploration of abuse at a reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida that is ultimately a powerful tale of human perseverance, dignity and redemption.” 

And don’t miss a special performance by composer and musician Jon Batiste, bandleader for The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

Once again, All Of It teams up for this event with the New York Public Library so that New Yorkers can access the book for free through the NYPL app.

How it Works

  • Get the book, reach out to a friend to join, and read along with Alison and Team All Of It
  • Follow @allofitwnyc on Instagram where you’ll find polls, questions, fun facts and pictures of other readers
  • Watch the live video stream here on this page as Alison talks with the author

Watch live on this page at 7pm ET:

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