Sunday, October 1, 2017

Coverage of Ta-Nehisi Coates's We Were Eight Years in Power


"A new book from Coates is not merely a literary event. It’s a launch from Cape Canaveral. There’s a lot of awe, heat, resistance." --Jennifer Senior

Here's the roundup of coverage on Ta-Nehisi Coates's newest book.

[Related: Ta-Nehisi Coates and his American Critics, 2012-2017: a primer]

• October 22: Is atheism the reason for Ta-Nehisi Coates' pessimism on race relations? - Daniel Steinmetz-Jenkins - The Guardian
• October 20: Ta-Nehisi Coates Speaks At ETHS - Jonah Meadows - Patch
• October 19: Ep. 183 - Ta-Nehisi Coates - David Axelrod - The Axe Files
• October 18: The Language Ta-Nehisi Coates Taught Me - Brandon Tensley - Pacific Standard
• October 17: Ta-Nehisi Coates UnPlugged - Jeremy Scahill -The Intercept
• October 17: We Were Eight Years in Power: Introduction to a Muster Roundtable - Greg Downs - Journal of the Civil War Era
• October 16: How Not to Marginalize the Alt-Right - Dan McLaughlin - The National Review
• October 14: Black Threads in the Civic Quilt - Rahuldeep Gill - LA Review of Books
• October 13: Ta-Nehisi Coates on education, religion and Obama - Michael Eric Dyson - Washington Post
• October 13: Ta-Nehisi Coates - Charlie Rose - Charlie Rose
• October 13: Ta-Nehisi Coates on the unfair expectation that one black president could undo inequality - PBS New Hour
• October 13: Ta-Nehisi Coates on Donald Trump, America’s ‘first white president’ - Dakshana Bascaramurty - The Globe and Mail
• October 12: We Were Eight Years In Power By Ta-Nehisi Coates - Claire Howorth - TIME
• October 9: Ta-Nehisi Coates is not here to comfort you - Ezra Klein - Vox
• October 9: Between Ta-Nehisi Coates and Us - Douglas - The South Lawn
• October 9: Ta-Nehisi Coates argues that you can’t escape race when thinking about Trump - Stephen Bush - NewStatesman
• October 8: Ta-Nehisi Coates: the laureate of black lives - David Smith - The Guardian
• October 7: In Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates: Seeking Hope in a World That Bends Towards Chaos - Daphnee McMaster - BKReader
• October 6: ‘We Were Eight Years in Power,’ by Ta-Nehisi Coates - Imani Perry - San Francisco Chronicle
• October 6: How Ta-Nehisi Coates Gives Whiteness Power - Thomas Chatterton Williams - New York Times
• October 3: Ta-Nehisi Coates On The History That Continues To Haunt America - 1A
• October 3: Colbert asked Ta-Nehisi Coates if he has hope for America. Coates said no. - Constance Grady - Vox
• October 3: Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book is the story of race in America — and of Coates himself - Constance Grady - Vox
• October 3: Ta-Nehisi Coates tackles Trump, Obama and race in searing new book - Charisse Jones - USA Today
• October 3: Coates promotes new book ‘We Were Eight Years in Power’ - Hillel Italie - Daily Journal
• October 3: Ta-Nehisi Coates Isn’t Here to Provide Us With Hope. He’s Here to Illuminate Racism. - Teresa Jusino - The Mary Sue
• October 3: Ta-Nehisi Coates Is Hosting His Book At Black Establishments For This Reason - Jessica Littles - Essence
• October 3: Baltimore native Ta-Nehisi Coates blazes singular intellectual path - Walton Muyumba - Baltimore Sun
• October 3: Ta-Nehisi Coates: Trump Is The First White President - Stephen Colbert - YouTube
• October 2: Here’s Why Every American Should Read Ta-Nehisi Coates - Lorraine Berry - Signature
• October 2: The Education of Ta-Nehisi Coates - Jordan Michael Smith - The Chronicle of Higher Education
• October 2: We Were 8 Years in Power Moves Ta-Nehisi Coates to Top of Black America’s Draft Board - Michael Harriot - The Root
• October 2: We Made Ta-Nehisi Coates Into a Symbol - Jamelle Bouie - Slate
• October 1: 15 Books to Read in October - Isabella Biedenharn and David Canfield - Entertainment Weekly
• October 1: Through the Lens of the Obama Years, Ta-Nehisi Coates Reckons With Race, Identity and Trump - Jennifer Senior - New York Times
• October 1: Interview with Ta-Nehisi Coates - Chuck Todd - Meet the Press
• September 29: Ta-Nehisi Coates and the Making of a Public Intellectual - Concepción de León - New York Times
• September 29: Ta-Nehisi Coates blazes a singular intellectual path in 'We Were Eight Years in Power' - Walton Muyumba - LA Times
• September 28: Ta-Nehisi Coates Looks Back At 8 Years Of Writing In The Obama Era - WBUR
• September 28: Fear of a Black Planet - Ciahnan Darrell – LA Review of Books
• September 27: Ta-Nehisi Coates' new book a bitter lament that deserves to be heard - Lloyd Green - Fox News
• September 27: Ta-Nehisi Coates and the fear of a black writer - Carlos Lozada - Washington Post
• September 26: Ta-Nehisi Coates tackles Obama and Trump, and fragile white feelings are not spared - Renée Graham - Boston Globe
• September 25: Trump Won Because Whites Can't Stand Obama's 'Good Negro Government' - Tyler O'Neil - PJ Media

Related:
Pre-publication coverage of Ta-Nehisi Coates's We Were Eight Years in Power
A Notebook on the work of Ta-Nehisi Coates

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