Colson Whitehead has been compared to Ralph Ellison, Joseph Heller, Toni Morrison, and Thomas Pychon among others. Kojo speaks with Whitehead – one of the most critically aclaimed young authors on the literary scene – about his life, his writing, and his new book "John Henry Days."


  • Colson Whitehead Author "John Henry Days" (Pub: Doubleday)

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