Between the World and Me By Ta-Nehisi Coates

posted Nov 19, 2015, 4:54 PM by Delia McGee   [ updated Dec 2, 2015, 8:15 AM ]

"#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER • Hailed by Toni Morrison as “required reading,” a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States” (The New York Observer)"

The article below discusses the history of the National Book Award, the reasons for which Coates was selected, and summarizes the purpose of the book.