Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty is the author of the novels, Tuff, Slumberland and The White Boy Shuffle, and the poetry collections Big Bank Take Little Bank and Joker, Joker, Deuce. He was the editor of Hokum: An Anthology of African-American Humor. He lives in New York City.


ARTICLES FEATURING PAUL

Humor Is Vengeance

Where satire is an act of lifting the veil to expose the truth, in "The Sellout" Paul Beatty lifts the veil over race in America to find several contradictory truths....


Don’t Call “The Sellout” a Ghetto Pastoral


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