How does reading help us understand others’ experiences?

I don’t know what it’s like to have “the talk”. Not that “the talk,” of course—the kind Ta-Nehisi Coates describes in his book, Between The World and Me. The kind that many African American fathers have to have with their sons about what to expect living in a nation still dealing with deep divides based on the color of your skin.

A few months ago, Jared Wilson and I discussed this book and its implications, which I’m revisiting in today’s best-of episode of Reading Writers. Check it out:

Thanks for listening and tune in next week for another favorite moment from season one of Reading Writers.


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