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American Masters Lecture / Colson Whitehead

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The Scranton Cultural Center at the Masonic Temple

420 North Washington Avenue

Scranton, PA 18503

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The 2018 American Masters Lecture will feature novelist Colson Whitehead, author of The Underground Railroad, a novel that won both the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award in 2017. It also won the Carnegie Medal for Fiction, the Heartland Prize, and the Arthur C. Clarke Award. It was a #1 New York Times Bestseller and was a featured selection of Oprah’s Book Club. It was named Best Book of the Year by the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and many other national publications. Mr. Whitehead is also the recipient of a MacArthur Foundation Fellowship, popularly known as the “genius” grant. Following the lecture, Mr. Whitehead will sign autographs. Books will be available for sale by Library Express.

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