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Giving a Voice to Young Black Women, and Earning a #1 Bestseller. Again.

Angie Thomas

Perched for 106 weeks at the top of the The New York Times bestseller list, Angie Thomas’ The Hate U Give is followed lockstep by her sophomore novel On the Come Up. Lists aside, it’s safe to say that this author and speaker is no longer on the come up—she’s arrived.

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