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Paris — Literature — Evenings with an Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates, discussing his book-in-progress 04 February 2015, 19:30

Evenings with an Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates, discussing his book-in-progress

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Wednesday 04 February 2015, 19:30


Location 
 The American Library in Paris
Category  Adults

 

Visiting Fellow Ta-Nehisi Coates, reads from and discusses his new book which will be released next October. It is his attempt to talk to his teenage son about the killings of Trayvon Martin, Jordan Davis, Eric Garner, Tamir Rice and Michael Brown.

For this event the Library is suggesting a donation of 10€ (5€ for students) to help fund evening programs.

 

About the speaker

tncTa-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle: A Father, Two Sons, and an Unlikely Road to Manhood. He is the Library’s Visiting Fellow for most of January and part of early February. He lives in Harlem.

 

 

The American Library in Paris was established in 1920 under the auspices of the American Library Association with a core collection of books and periodicals donated by American libraries to United States armed forces personnel serving their allies in World War I.

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