Ta-Nehisi Coates | We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy

Event date 2 Nov 07:30 pm - 09:30 pm
Event location Free Library of Philadelphia • 1901 Vine Street, Philadelphia, 19103, PA, United States
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Ta-Nehisi Coates won the 2015 National Book Award for Between the World and Me, a “searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today” (New York Times). Covering culture, politics, and social issues as a national correspondent for The Atlantic, he won the George K. Polk Award for his cover story “The Case for Reparations.” A Distinguished Writer in Residence at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, Coates is a recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” among a string of other honors. We Were Eight Years in Power is a collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama presidency.
 

*A pre-signed book comes with each ticket to the auditorium and simulcast.
You will collect your book as you enter the auditorium or simulcast.
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1 month agoAdd to Calender 2017-11-02 23:30:00 2017-11-02 23:30:00 Ta-Nehisi Coates | We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy http://libraryphila.tix.com/Event.aspx?EventCode=993454 Ta-Nehisi Coates won the 2015 National Book Award for Between the World and Me, a “searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today” (New York Times). Covering culture, politics, and social issues as a national correspondent for The Atlantic, he won the George K. Polk Award for his cover story “The Case for Reparations.” A Distinguished Writer in Residence at NYU’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute, Coates is a recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” among a string of other honors. We Were Eight Years in Power is a collection of new and previously published essays on the Obama presidency.   *A pre-signed book comes with each ticket to the auditorium and simulcast. You will collect your book as you enter the auditorium or simulcast. There will not be a book signing at this event. Free Library of Philadelphia America/New_York public Racial Justice