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This Atlantic writer penned the most-read piece online in 2015. Now, he talks on extremism in all forms—from terrorism and ISIS to his riveting portrait of the alt-right in the US.

The #1 Book Inspired by Black Lives Matter

Diversity & Race Angie Thomas

Author of The Hate U Give: celebrating 25 weeks as a New York Times bestseller, and called “the best—and most important—book you’ll read this year” (Entertainment Weekly).

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