Monday, November 9, 2015

Ted Koppel's 6 favorite books

Ted Koppel, the former anchor of Nightline, has won dozens of Emmys and several Peabody awards during his long career as a broadcast journalist. His new book is Lights Out: A Cyberattack, A Nation Unprepared, Surviving the Aftermath. One of his six favorite books, as shared at The Week magazine:
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates

An uneasy truce exists between black and white Americans: We avoid giving offense largely by not talking about how race alters lived experience. Coates takes that subject head on, explaining the nearly constant fear that still afflicts black Americans. This is an uncomfortable book, but brilliant and right on point.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue