3 Books that Inspired Colson Whitehead
Who were Cora's literary antecedents? Colson Whitehead shares his influences.
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The Pilgrim's Progress
"I first read this in my senior year of high school in a class on fabulist literature that includedOne Hundred Years of Solitude and The Trial. Its hero also embarks on an expedition that challenges him in every way--a framework that helped me guide Cora."
— Colson Whitehead