Ta-Nehisi Coates

History & Politics

Forward Press

As a Vietnam vet, former Black Panther, and father of a literary superstar, Paul Coates has lived a life reminiscent of the great literature he publishes.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: December 2017

The latest from Ta-Nehisi Coates and Marian Crotty.

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: June 2016

The latest from Anne Tyler and Ta-Nehisi Coates.

Arts District

Best Books of 2015

Our year-end review of literature related to Baltimore.

Arts District

Ta-Nehisi Coates wins National Book Award

Baltimore-born writer will appear at Johns Hopkins tonight

Arts District

Ta-Nehisi Coates To Write Black Panther Comic For Marvel

Baltimore native gets to live childhood dream

Arts & Culture

Book Reviews: September 2015

The latest from Ta-Nehisi Coates, Laura Amy Schlitz, and D. Watkins.

Arts & Culture

Q&A with Ta-Nehisi Coates

We talked to the writer about his new book, inspiration of James Baldwin, and reaction to Freddie Gray's death.

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