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Between the World and Me (Fall 2020): Home

Between the World and Me

Reading List

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 Los Rios Libraries:

Letters to My Son

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:


Provided courtesy of the Paul Robeson Library at Rutgers University-Camden, with a special thanks to librarian, Zara Wilkinson!