Colson Whitehead Reading at the Literarisches Colloquium

Colson Whitehead Reading at the Literarisches Colloquium

On Wednesday October  24, 2017, in cooperation with the Hanser Verlag, the U.S. Embassy Literature Series brought Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead to give a reading of his latest work Underground Railroad at the Literarisches Colloquium in Berlin.  Colson Whitehead read from the book to a full house and afterwards engaged with moderator Thomas Böhm in a fascinating discussion. Actress Agnes Lampkin read from the Hanser Verlags’ German translation.

  • Watch extended highlights of the reading and discussion here: