Novelist Colson Whitehead, author of “The Underground Railroad,” which won the 2016 National Book Award for fiction, will give a reading and book signing at 4:30 p.m. Monday, March 6, in McCormick Hall, Room 101. The event is cosponsored by the Peter S. Firestone Society in Mathey and Rockefeller colleges, the Humanities Council and the Lewis Center for the Arts.