Paul Beatty is the author of the novelsTuff, Slumberland, The White Boy Shuffle and the 2016 Man Booker Prize winnerThe Sellout, 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."
[M]asterfully conceived and highly entertaining.... Richly textured and unforgettable. The Boston Globe [A]n extravagant, satirical cri de coeur from the inner city.... Tuff is a funny book, and Mr. Beatty s blunt, impious, streetwise eloquence has a...transfixing power. The New York Times When Beatty writes, it s not hard to pay attention. USA Today"