Ta-Nehisi Coates | The Water Dancer
Wed, September 25, 2019
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Irvine Auditorium | 3401 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Cost: $30 - $60 book included with ticket
Tickets on sale September 9, 2019 at 10:00 a.m.
In conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer David Blight, author of Frederick Douglas: Prophet of Freedom
Ta-Nehisi Coates won the 2015 National Book Award for Between the World and Me, a “searing meditation on what it means to be black in America today” (New York Times). A national correspondent for the Atlantic, he won the 2014 George Polk Award for his cover story “The Case for Reparations.” Coates is the recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship and the author of We Were Eight Years in Power, a collection of new and previously published essays. His debut novel tells the story of an escaped enslaved person’s journey from the barbaric Deep South to the misguided utopic movements of the North.
Each ticket includes a copy of The Water Dancer which you will collect as you enter the venue.
There will not be a book signing following the event.
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