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2017 One College, One Community Reads!: Between the World and Me: Welcome

 2016 NAACP Image Maker Award -- 2016 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award

2015 National Book Award -- 2015 Kirkus Prize

Borrow a Copy of the Book

Cover image for Between the world and meThe four CCAC campus libraries have copies of the book you can borrow.  Click on the cover image to check for available copies.

Also, the four CCAC campus Learning Commons are running a series of workshops about the book, and participants may still be able to get FREE copies of Between the World and Me.  Check the "Upcoming Events" tab to see the schedule of Learning Commons workshops.

About This Guide

Welcome! 

This year the CCAC community will be reading and discussing Ta-Nehisi Coates's book Between the World and Me. Within this guide you will find information and resources to assist you in understanding it. 

The tabs you see above will take you to pages of selected resources:

  • About Between the World and Me - Learn what the book is about; watch interviews with Coates regarding the book; read reviews and responses to the book; and more.
  • About Ta-Nehisi Coates - Read the author's biography; see awards and honors Coates has received; and find additional interesting information about him.
  • Library Resources - Discover relevant CCAC research databases; find CCAC Library books and eBooks.
  • Additional Resources - Recommended reading from Ta-Nehisi Coates.
  • Upcoming Events - Find events about the book to attend.

We hope you find this guide useful for your research needs and interests.

For further information about this spring's One College, One Community Reads!, call or email:

     (412) 469-6293       sconnelly@ccac.edu 

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