IN THE STUDIO with Ta-Nehisi Coates as he records BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME

Step into the studio with acclaimed author Ta-Nehisi Coates as he records BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME, a bold memoir and exploration of America’s racial history, written in the form of a letter to his son—resulting in a uniquely intimate and intensely personal audiobook.

Toni Morrison, a longtime audiobook advocate who has spoken about her commitment to narrating her own work, calls BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME “required reading.” But we think she would agree it’s required listening, as well. See why:

By Ta-Nehisi Coates
Read by the Author

Available as an audiobook download

Rave Reviews:
“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

“There is awesome beauty in the power of his prose and vital truth on every page.”—Booklist, starred review

“The powerful story of a father’s past and a son’s future…Atlantic senior writer Coates offers this eloquent memoir as a letter to his teenage son, bearing witness to his own experiences and conveying passionate hopes for his son’s life.”—Kirkus, starred review

“Coates’s compelling, indeed stunning, work is rare in its power to make you want to slow down and read every word. This is a book that will be hailed as a classic of our time.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“[An] uncategorizable tour-de-force…Between the World and Me is an unrelentingly frank work expressed so perfectly that the truth of it resonates with every word.”—Shelf Awareness, starred review

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