J. Courtney Sullivan
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Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book Between the World & Me has been a prescient reminder of how far we've come and how far we have still to go in race relations in America. In his writings for the Atlantic, Ta-Nehisi Coates has offered a number of book suggestions. Here's a list of 10 books reccommended by the acclaimed author.
Edgar Lawrence ("E.L.") Doctorow was born in the Bronx on January 6, 1931. Originally an editor at NAL and then the Dial Press, Doctorow bgan publishing his own fiction in 1969. He was authored twelve novels and three collections of short stories and received three National Book Critics Circle Awards for his novels Ragtime (named one of Modern Library's 100 Best Books of the 20th Century), The March, and Billy Bathgate. He has also receieved two Pen/Faulkner Awards and the 2013 Academy of Arts and Letters Gold Medal for Fiction.
Two Lines Press is a publisher of translated fiction and nonfiction, offering American readers the opportunity to read some great work from abroad. Two Lines Press endeavors to give readers another point of entry to an international discussion and to see that great literature isn’t created by the background of the culture in which its produced but by the talent of the writer that produces it (and the translator that brings it to English).