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Selected essays, reviews, and responses:
"Reading “Between the World and Me” in Context," LA Review of Books
"Ta-Nehisi Coates and a Generation Waking Up," The New Yorker
"Between the World and Me," Slate Book Review
"Between the World and Me: Empathy Is a Privilege," The Atlantic
"How Ta-Nehisi Coates's letter to his son about being black in America became a bestseller," The Guardian
"The Anger of Ta-Nehisi Coates," The New York Review of Books
"Ta-Nehisi Coates's Between the World and Me," New York Times Sunday Book Review
"The Radical Chic of Ta-Nehisi Coates," The Washington Post
The Atlantic hosted a book club discussion of Between the World and Me in three parts:
In 2015, The Atlantic published "Letter to My Son," adapted from Between the World and Me. Readers were invited to respond to Coates with stories of the racism they had experienced. Their experiences were then published in a four-part series that can be found below:
In an interview at the New York Public Library, Ta-Nehisi Coates provided examples of books that were crucial to his development. Here are some of the titles owned by Rutgers University Libraries:
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