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We Were Eight Years in Power: An American Tragedy - Community Reviews back

by Ta-Nehisi Coates
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Kat's Books
Kat's Books rated it 2 years ago
This is an extraordinary book. It’s a sobering, sometimes difficult read, eye-opening, and enlightening. I had to put it down on many occasions, being constantly reminded of how Obama’s presidency has been followed by Trump’s is depressing enough, but the central focus is on challenging the American...
Jess Reads
Jess Reads rated it 4 years ago
WE WERE EIGHT YEARS IN POWER revisits the best of Coates's writing in The Atlantic from the past 8 years - one for every year of Barack Obama's presidency - in the context of today. Coates doesn't mince words; we are living in a racist, imperfect time and there's no guarantee America will see that e...
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