‘Black Panther’ director Ryan Coogler will join Ta-Nehisi Coates at his L.A. book tour stop

National Book Award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates will bring his new book tour to Los Angeles in October, where he'll be joined by a special guest: "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler. Coates is scheduled to discuss his forthcoming novel, "The Water Dancer," with Coogler at the West Angeles... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-10 00:15:00 UTC ]
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'Black Panther' director Ryan Coogler will join Ta-Nehisi Coates at his L.A. book tour stop

National Book Award-winning author Ta-Nehisi Coates will bring his new book tour to Los Angeles in October, where he'll be joined by a special guest: "Black Panther" director Ryan Coogler. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-07-10 10:00:02 UTC ]
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Oprah’s latest book club pick is Ta-Nehisi Coates’ The Water Dancer.

The Third Age of Oprah’s Book Club began in earnest this morning as the beloved former talk show host and literary tastemaker revealed her first new selection in almost a year: Ta-Nihisi Coates’ debut novel, The Water Dancer. Making the announcement alongside Coates on CBS This Morning earlier... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-23 16:47:13 UTC ]
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Oprah’s Book Club is coming to Apple TV+, kicking off with Ta-Nehisi Coates’s ‘The Water Dancer’

Oprah Winfrey’s famed book club is about to start its third chapter with Apple TV+ and a philanthropic twist. Oprah Winfrey’s famed book club starts its third chapter on Apple TV+ with her first pick The Water Dancer, by Ta-Nehisi Coates, as well as the new TV series Oprah’s Book Club featuring... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2019-09-23 11:25:01 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates, Adam Johnson take prizes at the 2015 National Book Awards

Coates' 'Between the World and Me' and Johnson's 'Fortune Smiles' won the nonfiction and fiction awards, respectively, at this year's National Book Awards. Johnson's work is the second short story collection in two years to win the fiction prize. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-11-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Spiegel & Grau Moves Up Ta-Nehisi Coates Book

Spiegel & Grau is pushing up the publication date of Atlantic correspondent Ta-Nehisi Coates’ new book, 'Between the World and Me,' which confronts issues of race in America, from September 8 to July 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Liz Cross joins David Fickling Books as publishing director

Indie David Fickling Books has appointed Liz Cross as publishing director following her departure from Oxford University Press. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-28 15:06:29 UTC ]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Debut Novel Mingles History and Fantasy

In “The Water Dancer,” which examines the psychological effects of slavery, a 12-year-old field hand discovers he has magical gifts. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2019-09-24 09:00:11 UTC ]
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Before Ta-Nehisi Coates: On James Alan McPherson’s “Crabcakes”

JAMES ALAN MCPHERSON’S memoir Crabcakes begins with the death of his tenant, Mrs. Channie Washington. A traditional memoir might have sketched McPherson’s upbringing: the strapped childhood in segregated Savannah, Georgia, as the son of an electrician and a maid, and his ascent to Harvard Law... Continue reading at Los Angeles Review of Books

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2019-07-04 12:30:37 UTC ]
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Visa issues could stop authors attending Edinburgh Book Festival, warns director

Problems obtaining visas to enter the UK could put off authors from attending the Edinburgh International Book Festival, its director has warned. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-06-09 05:37:20 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2019: Ta-Nehisi Coates Tries His Hand at Fiction

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the bestselling author and MacArthur Fellowship recipient, is about to add novelist to the list. His debut novel, 'The Water Dancer' (One World, Sept.), follows a young man’s conflicted journey into the covert war on slavery. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-05-30 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Comic Book Spinoff of Black Panther Will Focus on His Sister

Shuri, a scientist, ascends to the throne of Wakanda in a coming Marvel comic book series. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2018-07-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Cornel West’s Reckless Criticism of Ta-Nehisi Coates

It’s not an overstatement to say that, if you are a young writer who interrogates American race relations and white supremacy, Cornel West is the foundation upon which you stand. Alongside the likes of Kimberlé Crenshaw, Angela Davis, Toni Morrison, and, of course, James Baldwin, West’s work is... Continue reading at Slate

[ Slate | 2017-12-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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One World Acquires Two Ta-Nehisi Coates Titles

The newly relaunched Random House imprint has acquired one nonfiction and one fiction work from the National Book Award winner, with the first slated for publication on its inaugural list in fall of 2017. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates, Lauren Groff Among 2015 NBCC Finalists

Thirty finalists including 'Between the World and Me' author Ta-Nehisi Coates, author of 'Fates and Furies' Lauren Groff, and 'SPQR: A History of Rome' author Mary Beard are among those up for NBCC Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-01-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Pearson joins David Fickling Books as publishing director

David Fickling Books has hired Bella Pearson to the newly created role of publishing director, beginning 11th April. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-01-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Ta-Nehisi Coates packed the house at Davidson College talking on race

Coates – journalist, commentator, and National Book Award-winner – is seen by many as the voice of his generation on black America. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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From Black Panther to Black Lightning: black superheroes are go!

African-American comic book characters are finally stepping up from sidekicksAfter five decades as sidekicks, secondary characters and niche titles, the black superhero’s time has finally come.Next month Marvel releases its eagerly awaited Black Panther movie, centred on a young African king who... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2018-01-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair

On the way to producing a new joint international children's book fair in Russia for 2021, BolognaFiere and Moscow's fair are collaborating on a tour. The post BolognaFiere Leads a First Children’s Book Tour to Moscow Book Fair appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-08-27 05:30:16 UTC ]
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