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Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates

This thought-provoking work delves into American history and presents a powerful new framework for understanding the nation's current crisis. Through personal narratives and reimagined history, the author addresses the falsehood of "race" and its damaging effects on black men and women. Written as a letter to his son, this emotionally charged book sheds light on the past, confronts the present, and offers a hopeful vision for the future.
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One of the books that had a major influence on me.      source
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
I've read @tanehisicoates' newest book & it's a must-read. I can't wait for us all to discuss it. Order yours.      source
These five books are a MUST READ. #transformative      source
Happy Thanksgiving. Just read a couple excellent books. #BetweenTheWorldAndMe #ALittleLife Felt compelled to share.      source
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
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