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Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

“This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.” In a profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a father for his son, Ta-Nehisi Coates offers a powerful new framework for understanding our nation’s his...
Publish Date
2015
July 14
Goodreads rating
4.4
ISBN
8601423687360
Recommendations
7
Recommendations
One of the books that had a major influence on me.     source
Nov 09, 2015
The world will be a more evolved place once we all read this book. Take my word for it, and go pick it up today. Absolutely brilliant.     source
Feb 04, 2019
Since it can’t be done in 140 characters might I suggest two books just to start with - The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander, and Between the World and Me written by Ta-Nehisi Coates.     source
Nov 01, 2020
I’ve ploughed through books in last few months, using @BorrowBox or @audible to listen as I walk. Loved Queenie, Wolf Hall series, Line of Beauty, Beekeeper of Aleppo, The Color Purple, Between The World And Me. Didn’t love Overstory or Where Crawdads Sing but both decent     source
It’s a letter to his son about being a black male in America. I think it is required reading.     source