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Paul Beatty on the words that kept him writing

Paul Beatty
In conversation with Dana Johnson
February 14, 2017

Beatty — the first American novelist to win the coveted Man Booker Award — is a comic genius at the top of his game. In THE SELLOUT, he dares to question almost every received notion about American society. In this short clip, Paul Beatty recounts the moments in grad school that made a difference in his struggle to become a writer.

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