Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Summary: Brilliant, beautiful, thought-provoking, highly recommended.
This is a collection of essays Ta-Nehisi Coates wrote, one per year, while Obama was president. Each is a preceded by an introduction from the author, describing the context for the essay, including both where he was in his personal life and where we were politically. In this intro sections, he also talks about his writing process and what he thinks of his essays now that some time has passed. The author wraps up with a new essay including his thoughts on Trump’s election. Read more »