Books Recommended by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Sweet Soul Music
Rhythm and Blues and the Southern Dream of Freedom
Source: "History of soul music, told in profiles. I read this is as young man really trying to understand what journalism and history meant. Spent a lot of time meditating on Sam and Dave after this one." - Ta-Nehisi Coates
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