Paul Beatty is the author of four novels―Slumberland, Tuff, The White Boy Shuffle, and The Sellout―and two books of poetry: Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He is the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor. In 2016, he became the first American to win the Man Booker Prize. He lives in New York City.
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