Read Banned Books: Between the World and Me

Book cover with lines of text: '#1 New York Times Bestseller', 'TA-NEHISI COATES', 'BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME', and 'This is required reading.'-- Toni Morrison'. The cover also shows a badge reading 'National Book Award Winner'.
Cover of edition with 'National Book Award Winner' sticker (Source: Publisher website)
Title:Between the World and Me
Author:Ta-Nehisi Coates
First published:2015

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Framed as a letter to the author's teenage son, Ta-Nehisi Coates's book makes a pessimistic evaluation of American race relations, warning his son that 'racist violence... has been woven into American culture'. Part memoir, part historical argument, Coates's book drew praise from authors like Toni Morrison, won the National Book Award for nonfiction, and was a finalist for a Pulitzer Prize for general nonfiction.

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