Ta-Nehisi Coates calls Elizabeth Kolbert “the best nonfiction writer going”

August 14, 2015

When asked by the New York Times which writers he considers to be the best, Ta-Nehisi Coates listed Elizabeth Kolbert (author of The Sixth Extinction) among his favorites. Coates said, "On most days out of the week I think Elizabeth Kolbert is the best nonfiction writer going."