• I've been wondering who might fill the intellectual void that plagued me after James Baldwin died. Clearly it is Ta-Nehisi Coates

    Toni Morrison on 'Between the World and Me'
  • America's latest literary wunderkind... A prodigious talent

    The Sunday Times
  • We are witnessing greatness. The man and his writing will be studied and revered for generations

    Minneapolis Star Tribune
  • [Coates is] the pre-eminent black public intellectual of his generation

    The New York Times
  • We Were Eight Years in Power is an essential text to understand America today

    W Magazine
  • Ta-Nehisi Coates is probably the only magazine writer in the world whose articles are heralded with the same fervor as the release of the latest Beyonce album

    Financial Times
  • A wake up call... More compelling than almost any other public voice about the state we're in. He eloquently conflates the personal, political and existential, while telling it like it is

  • Coates eloquently unfurls blunt truths... To have such a voice, in such a moment, is a ray of light

    USA Today
  • Coates succeeds twice over, in justifying not only his account of one election, but the importance of his entire body of work

    New Statesman
  • Brilliant and troubling... Required reading


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