Teju Cole was born in the United States in 1975 and raised in Nigeria. He is the author of Every Day Is for the Thief and Open City, which won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, the Rosenthal Family Foundation Award for Fiction from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, and the New York City Book Award, and was nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His photography has been exhibited in India and the United States. He is Distinguished Writer in Residence at Bard College.
Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks On Sale: January 17, 2012 Price: $15.00
Winner, 2012 PEN/Hemingway Award Finalist, National Book Critics Circle Award (Fiction) A 2011 New York Times Notable Book
A haunting novel about national identity, race, liberty, loss, dislocation, and surrender, Teju Cole’s Open City seethes with intelligence. It is a profound work by an important new author who has much to say about our...
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