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Paul Beatty
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Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty Biography

Paul Beatty is the author of novels, Tuff, The White Boy Shuffle, Sumberland and The Sellout which also won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 2016. He has also published two books of poetry, Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He is also the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor. He lives in New York City.

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