Paul Beatty is a renowned author and the first American to be honored with the ‘Man Booker Prize’. He was inclined towards writing from an early age and went on to pursue a course in creative writing from the Brooklyn College. He got a kick-start to his career by winning the ‘Poetry Slam Championship’ which helped him publish his poetry volume titled ‘Big Bank Take Little Bank’. This gave him instant fame and he started performing his poetry on various renowned channels while publishing his second poetry book called ‘Joker, Joker, Deuce’. He further came up with his debut novel titled ‘The White Boy Shuffle’ which was critically appreciated and became the first notable book of his career. He also wrote various novels to nourish his reputation as a writer before writing his most notable book of his life titled ‘The Sellout’. This book turned out to be a best-seller and brought him various distinguished awards including the renowned ‘Man Booker Prize’ and ‘International Dublin Literary Award’. He continues to fascinate the world with his novels, thoughts, work, poetry and writings which justify his prominence in the literary world. We have curated his quotes from his writings, speeches and life. Take a look at the most famous quotations and sayings by Paul Beatty.
Man, didn't anybody ever tell you that art is propaganda? It doesn't matter whether you think it should be or it shouldn't be, it just is, and motherfucker, like or not, you're sitting on a funky Magna Carta.