Paul Beatty on The Sellout

zondag 12 maart 2017 15:00 tot zondag 12 maart 2017 16:30
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We are happy to announce Paul Beatty as a last minute addition to our program. He'll talk about his Man Booker Prize winning The Sellout March 12, 2017, 3.00 pm - 4.30 pm, at the John Adams Institute, West-Indisch Huis, Herenmarkt 97 Amsterdam.

Tickets: JAI Members €13,- | Non Members €19,- | Students €15,- via john-adams.nl.

Beatty was the first American writer to win the prestigious Man Booker Prize for his novel The Sellout, 'a caustic satire on US racial politics that puts him up there with Mark Twain and Jonathan Swift,' according to the Man Booker Prize jury. The Sellout (translated into Dutch as De Verrader by Uitgeverij Prometheus) tells the story of a young black man who tries to reinstate slavery and racial segregation in a suburb of Los Angeles. A brilliantly written book, intelligent and funny, which won the last year’s National Book Critics Circle Award as well.

Moderator: TBA
In collaboration with: Prometheus Publishers

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