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A black man writes to his son; three-part letter pursues 'question of how one should live within a black body'


01292016p19pha.jpgBETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME
By Ta-Nehisi Coates
Published by Spiegel & Grau, $24

Since Ta-Nehisi Coates' lyric essay, Between the World and Me, arrived in my mailbox in September, Coates has completed a book tour and the book has garnered him a National Book Award. Its excellence, therefore, should come as no surprise to me or to readers of this review.



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October 21-November 3, 2016

  • Reformation's anniversary brings commemorations, reconsiderations
  • Picks further diversify College of Cardinals
  • Editorial: One-issue obsession imperils credibility
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