The National Book Foundation’s 5 Under 35, 2013
Colson Whitehead tells us, “I have decided to only play music from 35 years ago: 1978! A nice time capsule of one rock-oriented hour, and one disco/funk hour.”
Colson Whitehead is The New York Times bestselling author of Zone One, Sag Harbor, The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, Apex Hides the Hurt, and The Colossus of New York, a collection of essays. A recipient of a Whiting Writers' Award and a MacArthur Fellowship, he lives in New York City. His latest book The Noble Hustle: Poker, Beef Jerky & Death will be published next year.
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The Clash, "Safe European Home"
Talking Heads, "Psycho Killer"
Wire, "Practice Makes Perfect"
Donna Summer, "Last Dance"
Heatwave, "Groove Line"