Clarke Award Winner

The winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award was announced on July 27. This year, the award included a prize of £2017. The winner is Colson Whitehead for the novel Underground Railroad.
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Whitehead Wins Pulitzer

Colson Whitehead has won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction for his novel Underground Railroad. The award committee explained that the novel is “a smart melding of realism and allegory that combines the violence of slavery and the drama of escape in a myth that speaks to contemporary America.” The novel portrays the historic underground railroad as an actual subway.
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