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Community Reads: Community Reads: Spring 2016 | Between the World and Me

A guide to the Community Reads program at UWB/CC Campus Library

Ta-Nehisi Coates

​Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic, where he writes about cultural, social and political issues, particularly as they regard African-Americans. Coates has also worked for The Village Voice, Washington City Paper, and Time, and contributed to The New York Times Magazine, The Washington Post, The Washington Monthly, O, and other publications. His second book, Between the World and Me, was released in July 2015 and won the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was the recipient of a "Genius Grant" from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation in 2015.

Image/text: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ta-Nehisi_Coates 

Spring 2016 Community Reads

This fall, join the Campus Library's Equity, Diversity, and Social Justice Team for a community discussion of Ta-Nehisi Coates' Between the World and Me.

Everyone is invited - UWB/CC students, faculty, staff, and community members. Read what the New York Times deemed a "profoundly moving" book and join us to share your thoughts! 

  • Date: Wednesday May 11th
  • Time: 1:00-2:30pm
  • Place: LB1-205

Looking for the book?

Information about copies of Between the World & Me available online, at the Campus Library, and elsewhere is listed below. 

Even if you're only able to read part of the book before May 11, please join us! There will be no pop quizzes, we promise!