Two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Colson Whitehead (The Underground Railroad, The Nickel Boys) returns to Symphony Space with his latest novel, which The New York Times calls "a gloriously entertaining novel of heists, shakedowns, and rip-offs." A brilliant love letter to 1960s Harlem, Harlem Shuffle is a multigenerational family saga in the guise of a crime thriller, intricately plotted and richly detailed. ZZ Packer (Drinking Coffee Elsewhere) joins to lead the discussion, and actor Calvin Leon Smith (The Underground Railroad) performs an excerpt from the novel.
Ticket buyers will receive 15% off their copy of Harlem Shuffle when they order online for shipping or in-store pickup from Greenlight Bookstore in advance of the event. The discount code will be provided with your ticket confirmation. Signed books will also be available on site on December 14.
Symphony Space is committed to the health and safety of its artists, staff, and audience. The author's books will be available for purchase, but there will not be a signing line at this event.
Peter Jay Sharp Theatre
Expected Run Time is 75 minutes