NEW YORK TIMES #2 BESTSELLER
LONGLISTED FOR THE ANDREW CARNEGIE MEDAL FOR EXCELLENCE 2018
SHORTLISTED FOR A LOS ANGELES TIMES BOOK PRIZE 2018
'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
Powerful and necessary, a state-of-the-nation portrait of America under Obama from the prize-winning, bestselling author of Between the World and Me
From 2008-2016, the leader of the free world was a black man. Obama's presidency reshaped America and transformed the international conversation around politics, race, equality. But it attracted criticism and bred discontent as much as it inspired hope - so much so, that the world now faces an uncertain future under a very different kind of US President.
In this essential new book, Ta-Nehisi Coates takes stock of the Obama era, speaking authoritatively from political, ideological and cultural perspectives, drawing a nuanced and penetrating portrait of America today.
- Published 5th October 2017
- 384 Pages
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