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Posts tagged “Ta-Nehisi Coates”

Exiled By Success

Ta-Nehisi Coates discovers that after you’re famous, you really can’t go home again

Posted May 10th, 2016

Ta-Nehisi’s Voting Sanders

Leading black public intellectual feels the Bern

Posted February 10th, 2016

If You Get Rich And Famous…

‘Je suis snob,’ says Ta-Nehisi Coates. I don’t believe it

Posted December 14th, 2015

The Persistence of the Plinth

Why are post-apartheid South African blacks turning on their leaders? What does it have to do with the US?

Posted November 19th, 2015

Famous Black Radical Makes Chic Move

Ta-Nehisi Coates leaves body-crushing US for a year in Paris

Posted October 1st, 2015

Ban These Books, Please

Which books should never have been published, and should never be read by anyone?

Posted September 30th, 2015

TNC, Tolstoy, Dante

‘In His will is our peace,’ and in nothing else

Posted August 19th, 2015

Trump and Elitism

Those people, the Trumps, are a kind of solution

Posted August 17th, 2015

Reading Ta-Nehisi Coates

Though an atheist, TNC’s new book is a fundamentally religious work — though one of rage and abject despair

Posted August 14th, 2015

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s Holy Writ

Ta-Nehisi Coates’s uncriticizable new book about race

Posted August 12th, 2015

‘Forget It, Jake, It’s Cosbytown’

Ta-Nehisi Coates regrets turning a blind eye to Bill Cosby rape reports

Posted November 20th, 2014

Le Misérable

Hélas, Ta-Nehisi Coates spends his summer becoming a soixante-huitard

Posted September 2nd, 2014

TNC’s French Summer

Ta-Nehisi Coates is spending the next seven weeks away from his blog …

Posted June 23rd, 2014

Wasting Your Public Voice

Steve Sailer, writing about my blog post this week on my extreme …

Posted February 1st, 2014

A Stranger But Not Strange

Thinking just now about Ta-Nehisi Coates’s reaction to walking across the Luxembourg …

Posted November 13th, 2013

Joining Le Club

Paris changed Ta-Nehisi Coates in a way that’s very familiar to me. …

Posted September 11th, 2013

Paris Is Not Altoona

I love this passage from Ta-Nehisi Coates, still in Paris: I felt …

Posted August 27th, 2013