When it comes to slavery, who tells the story? | KUOW News and Information

When it comes to slavery, who tells the story?

Feb 15, 2018

Colson Whitehead’s Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Underground Railroad” is the story of a young slave named Cora who escapes from a Georgia cotton plantation.

It’s a historical novel. But history is enhanced through the craft of  storytelling and through the magic of Whitehead’s imagination. He discussed the novel with Marcie Sillman.