Ta-Nehisi Coates Reading List

TNC is one of the most interesting public intellectuals today. He's provided a list of books that shaped his thinking on race in the US (while preparing for his article The Case for Reparations): here they are.
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Anne 3033 books
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Phil 224 books
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Leigh 1746 books
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Aubrey 4092 books
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Paul 2612 books
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Ted 3568 books
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message 1: by Sylvia (new)

Sylvia Thanks for making this, I added two and then looked to see if one already existed, and so it did!


message 2: by Anne (new)

Anne Looks like he just created a new list, here: http://www.nypl.org/blog/2015/10/23/t... and I'll add things soon!


message 3: by Douglass (new)

Douglass Gaking I added Ragtime and The Fire Next Time, which he has recommended in other settings.


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