‘Each one is a challenge,’ says Colson Whitehead of his books. ‘Even with ‘Zone One,’ I had to think: “What’s my tone? I’m supposed to be a literary writer, and zombies are supposedly low culture. How do I do horror?” I had more confusion with that book early on.’
‘Each one is a challenge,’ says Colson Whitehead of his books. ‘Even with ‘Zone One,’ I had to think: “What’s my tone? I’m supposed to be a literary writer, and zombies are supposedly low culture. How do I do horror?” I had more confusion with that book early on.’
‘Each one is a challenge,’ says Colson Whitehead of his books. ‘Even with ‘Zone One,’ I had to think: “What’s my tone? I’m supposed to be a literary writer, and zombies are supposedly low culture. How do I do horror?” I had more confusion with that book early on.’

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