2018 Falmouth Reads Together
The 2018 Falmouth Reads Together book selection was Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates.
2018 titles for Teens and Children:
Young Adult: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas
Middle Grade: The Jacket by Andrew Clements
Picture Book: The Other Side by Jacqueline Woodson
About the book: A profound work that pivots from the biggest questions about American history and ideals to the most intimate concerns of a black father for his son, Between the World and Me clearly illuminates the past, bravely confronts our present, and offers a transcendent vision for a way forward.
About the author: Ta-Nehisi Coates was born in Baltimore, Maryland on September 30, 1975. He attended Howard University. He is a correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of The Beautiful Struggle and Between the World and Me, which won a National Book Award for nonfiction in 2015 and the 2016 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay. He was included on Time magazine’s annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world.
Supplementary Resources: Want to learn more? Check out these supplementary resources.
Upcoming events: Our 2018 Falmouth Reads Together program is now over. We would love to hear your thoughts about the program, not limited to your book suggestions and feedback about past events. Please click here to view the 2018 Schedule of Events.