Weaver Memorial Lecture: An Evening with Colson Whitehead, author of "The Underground Railroad"
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 - 6:00pm
Colson Whitehead is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of "The Underground Railroad" (an Oprah's Book Club selection and winner of the 2016 National Book Award and 2017 Pulitzer Prize). His other books include "The Noble Hustle," "Zone One," "Sag Harbor," and "The Intuitionist," among others. Whitehead is the 2017 Weaver Memorial Lecturer, a series hosted every other year by the Duke University Libraries in memory of William B. Weaver, a 1972 Duke graduate and former member of the Library Advisory Board. Copies of his books will be available for sale at the event. Tickets for the event, which is free and open to the public, will be available through the Duke University Box Office.