Colson Whitehead is the author of five highly acclaimed novels, including The Intuitionist, John Henry Days, and Zone One. He has been a Pulitzer Prize finalist, a MacArthur Fellowship recipient, and a PEN/Faulkner finalist. His non-fiction, essays, and reviews have appeared in The New York Times, The New Yorker, and Harper’s, among several other publications. The Noble Hustle chronicles Whitehead’s plunge into the gritty world of high-stakes poker.
Philadelphia-based Nikil Saval is an editor at n+1 magazine, which covers politics, culture, and literature across a wide spectrum of viewpoints and genres. His first book, Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace, is a surprising and in-depth look at the anatomy and social history of the workplace, from the steno pool to the cubicle farm to the executive suite.