Authors: Ta-Nehisi Coates;
HE STORY OF THE
White family takes the real-life saga of William and Peter Still and their family as its inspiration. You can read more about their storyâand the stories they collected from the formerly enslavedâin a new edition of William Still's
The Underground Railroad Records,
edited by Quincy Mills (Modern Library).
The Water Dancer
We Were Eight Years in Power
Between the World and Me
The Beautiful Struggle
is the author of
The Beautiful Struggle, We Were Eight Years in Power,
Between the World and Me,
which won the National Book Award in 2015. He is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. Coates lives in New York City with his wife and son.
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