Let's Get Back to the Party is his debut novel. He lives in Washington, D.C.
At Electric Lit Salih tagged eight books about childhood pals—and the adults they become, including:
The Nickel Boys by Colson WhiteheadRead about another entry on the list.
Friendship in a dangerous world is also the subject of Colson Whitehead’s most recent novel, set at a reform school where abuse (physical and psychological) runs rampant. Elwood Curtis and Jack Turner have competing ideas of what it takes to survive in a world set against you. The novel’s surprising and emotionally satisfying ending, set decades later, proves just how much our childhood friends can shape us.