Ta-Nehisi Coates is a distinguished writer in residence at NYU's Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute. He is the author of the bestselling books The Beautiful Struggle, We Were Eight Years in Power, and Between The World And Me, which won the National Book Award in 2015. Ta-Nehisi is a recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship. He is also the current author of the Marvel comics The Black Panther and Captain America.
We are very pleased to announce the following e-book titles are available through July 15th, 2019 with unlimited check outs. There is no hold line and no waiting.
Coates will present the 2019 Marian McFadden Memorial Lecture: A Moderated Conversation with Ta-Nehisi Coates on May 8th. All the tickets to this event have been distributed. However, open seats will be released 15 minutes prior to the performance to patrons in line without tickets. Lines formed prior to 4 PM will not be honored.
Please join us for these additional events featuring Coates' work.
Central Library Auditorium Film Showing Black Panther
Monday, April 29
6:00pm - 8:30pm
Enjoy a free screening of the Oscar-winning film Black Panther. Follow Marvel's superhero Black Panther and his battle to save the technologically-advanced African nation of Wakanda. Guests are invited to dress as a favorite character from the movie or in African clothing.