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Teju Cole

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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.

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March 3, 2015
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Every Day Is for the Thief
Fiction
Written by Teju Cole


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: March 3, 2015
Price: $15.00

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Every Day Is for the Thief
Fiction
Written by Teju Cole


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $23.00

A young Nigerian living in New York City goes home to Lagos for a short visit, finding a city both familiar and strange. In a city dense with story, the unnamed narrator moves through a mosaic of life, hoping to find inspiration for his own. He witnesses the “yahoo yahoo” diligently... Read more >
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Every Day Is for the Thief
Fiction
Written by Teju Cole


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: March 25, 2014
Price: $11.99

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Exam Copy
Open City
A Novel
Written by Teju Cole


Format: Trade Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
On Sale: January 17, 2012
Price: $16.00

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... Read more >
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Open City
A Novel
Written by Teju Cole


Format: eBook
Publisher: Random House
On Sale: February 8, 2011
Price: $11.99

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