Search - List of Books by Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty (born 1962 in Los Angeles) is a contemporary African-American author. Beatty received an MFA in creative writing from Brooklyn College and an MA in psychology from Boston University.

In 1990, Paul Beatty was crowned the first ever Grand Poetry Slam Champion of the Nuyorican Poets Cafe. One of the prizes for winning that championship title was the book deal which resulted in his first volume of poetry, Big Bank Takes Little Bank . This would be followed by another book of poetry Joker, Joker, Deuce as well as appearances performing his poetry on MTV and PBS (in the series The United States of Poetry). In 1993, he was awarded a grant from the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grants to Artists Award.

His first novel, The White Boy Shuffle received a positive review in the New York Times. The reviewer, Richard Bernstein, called the book "a blast of satirical heat from the talented heart of black American life." His second book, Tuff received a positive notice in Time Magazine. Most recently, Beatty edited an anthology of African-American humor called Hokum and wrote an article in the New York Times on the same subject.

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Total Books: 25
The Sellout A Novel
2016 - The Sellout a Novel (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781536649536
ISBN-10: 1536649538
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

The Sellout
2016 - The Sellout (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781786071477
ISBN-10: 1786071479

Rashid Johnson Message to Our Folks
2012 - Rashid Johnson Message to Our Folks (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780933856936
ISBN-10: 0933856938
Genre: Arts & Photography

2011 - Panoptocon (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781907188428
ISBN-10: 1907188428
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Slumberland A Novel
2009 - Slumberland a Novel (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781596912410
ISBN-10: 1596912413
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2008 - Slumberland (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781596912403
ISBN-10: 1596912405
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Hokum  An Anthology of African-American Humor
2006 - Hokum an Anthology of African-american Humor (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781582344348
ISBN-10: 1582344345
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Humor & Entertainment
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Tuff  A Novel
2001 - Tuff a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780385721110
ISBN-10: 0385721110
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

The White Boy Shuffle
2001 - The White Boy Shuffle (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312280192
ISBN-10: 031228019X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.3/5 Stars.

2000 - Tuff (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780436410659
ISBN-10: 0436410656

Joker Joker Deuce
1994 - Joker Joker Deuce [Penguin Poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780140587234
ISBN-10: 0140587233
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3/5 Stars.

Big Bank Take Little Bank New Cafe Poets No1
1991 - Big Bank Take Little Bank New Cafe Poets No1 [New cafe poets] (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780962784279
ISBN-10: 0962784273
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Tuff A Novel
Tuff a Novel [Paperback Original] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780965000789
ISBN-10: 0965000788
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Sellout 2016
The Sellout 2016 (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781786070173
ISBN-10: 1786070170