Known and Strange Things

Teju Cole
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Brilliant essays from the acclaimed New Yorker writer and novelist.

Known and Strange Things collects essays on art, literature, politics and place, on subjects ranging from Virginia Woolf, James Baldwin and WG Sebald to President Obama, Palestine and Boko Haram. Many of the essays in the collection have become viral sensations, shared and debated around the globe. Over the course of these remarkable essays, we follow the arc of Teju Cole's thinking over time, propelled forward by his captivating voice and ever-incisive eye.

Author bio:

Teju Cole is the author of Every Day is for the Thief, which was shortlisted for the PEN/Open Book Award, and Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award and the Internationaler Literaturpreis, and was shortlisted for the National Book Critics Circle Award. He is Photography Critic of the New York Times magazine, and Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College.

Category: Literature & literary studies
ISBN: 9780571328055
Publisher: Faber
Imprint: Faber Non Fiction
Pub Date: September 2016
Page Extent: 416
Format: Hard Cover
Age: 0 - 0
Subject: Literature & literary studies