Known and Strange Things

"With this collection of more than fifty pieces on politics, photography, travel, history, and literature, Teju Cole solidifies his place as one of today's most powerful and original voices. On page after page, deploying prose dense with beauty and ideas, he finds fresh and potent ways to interpret art, people, and historical moments, taking in subjects from Virginia Woolf, Shakespeare, and W. G. Sebald to Instagram, Barack Obama, and Boko Haram."--Amazon.com.

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  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Pages : 393 pages
  • ISBN : 0812989783
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 4 reviews
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Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 19 June 2021
GET THIS BOOKKnown and Strange Things

"With this collection of more than fifty pieces on politics, photography, travel, history, and literature, Teju Cole solidifies his place as one of today's most powerful and original voices. On page after page, deploying prose dense with beauty and ideas, he finds fresh and potent ways to interpret art, people, and historical moments, taking in subjects from Virginia Woolf, Shakespeare, and W. G. Sebald to Instagram, Barack Obama, and Boko Haram."--Amazon.com.

Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 09 August 2016
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A blazingly intelligent first book of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Time • The Guardian • Harper's Bazaar • San Francisco Chronicle • The Atlantic • Financial Times • Kirkus Finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay and PEN/Jean Stein Book Award With this collection of more than fifty pieces on politics, photography, travel, history, and literature, Teju Cole solidifies

Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 16 August 2016
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A blazingly intelligent first collection of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief. With these pieces on politics, photography, travel, history and literature - many of which have become viral sensations, shared and debated around the globe - Teju Cole solidifies his place as one of today's most powerful and original voices. On page after page, deploying prose dense with beauty and ideas, he finds fresh and potent ways to interpret art,

Blind Spot

Blind Spot
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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When it comes to Teju Cole, the unexpected is not unfamiliar: He's an acclaimed novelist, an influential essayist, and an internationally exhibited photographer. In Blind Spot, readers follow Cole's inimitable artistic vision into the visual realm as he continues to refine the voice, eye, and intellectual obsessions that earned him such acclaim for Open City. Here, journey through more than 150 of Cole's full-color, original photos, each accompanied by his lyrical and evocative prose, forming a multimedia diary of years of

Open City

Open City
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 08 February 2011
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A New York Times Notable Book • One of the ten top novels of the year —Time and NPR NAMED A BEST BOOK ON MORE THAN TWENTY END-OF-THE-YEAR LISTS, INCLUDING The New Yorker • The Atlantic • The Economist • Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The New Republic • New York Daily News • Los Angeles Times • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Minneapolis Star Tribune • GQ • Salon • Slate • New York magazine • The Week • The Kansas City Star • Kirkus Reviews A haunting novel about identity, dislocation, and

The Trojan War Museum: and Other Stories

The Trojan War Museum: and Other Stories
  • Author : Ayse Papatya Bucak
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release : 20 August 2019
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A debut story collection of spectacular imaginative range and lyricism from a Pushcart Prize–winning author. In Ayse Papatya Bucak’s dreamlike narratives, dead girls recount the effects of an earthquake and a chess-playing automaton falls in love. A student stops eating and no one knows whether her act is personal or political. A Turkish wrestler, a hero in the East, is seen as a brute in the West. The anguish of an Armenian refugee is “performed” at an American

Every Day is for the Thief

Every Day is for the Thief
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 03 April 2014
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A young man decides to visit Nigeria after years of absence. Ahead lies the difficult journey back to the family house and all its memories; meetings with childhood friends and above all, facing up to the paradox of Nigeria, whose present is as burdened by the past as it is facing a new future. Along the way, our narrator encounters life in Lagos. He is captivated by a woman reading on a danfo; attempts to check his email are frustrated

Bento's Sketchbook

Bento's Sketchbook
  • Author : John Berger
  • Publisher : Pantheon
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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The celebrated author of such works as To the Wedding continues his exploration of the relationship between experience and expression, tracing the stories behind works of visual art including the mythological sketchbooks of philosopher Baruch Spinoza to counsel readers on alternate ways of seeing the world.

Teju Cole - Fernweh

Teju Cole - Fernweh
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 19 June 2021
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The picturesque vistas and apparent stability of Switzerland have made it an elusive subject for contemporary photography. Over a five-year period (2014-2019), Cole found a distinctly new way to look at a country that has been the quintessence of tourist experience for almost two centuries. Fernweh muses on the German word for a longing to be elsewhere. Cole's meditative and scrupulously composed work, made with colour film, is evocative of the hidden history of the Alpine nation as well as

Stranger in a Strange Land

Stranger in a Strange Land
  • Author : Robert A. Heinlein
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 15 May 1987
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Robert Heinlein's Hugo Award-winning all-time masterpiece, the brilliant novel that grew from a cult favorite to a bestseller to a science fiction classic. Raised by Martians on Mars, Valentine Michael Smith is a human who has never seen another member of his species. Sent to Earth, he is a stranger who must learn what it is to be a man. But his own beliefs and his powers far exceed the limits of humankind, and as he teaches them about grokking

The World Is What It Is

The World Is What It Is
  • Author : Patrick French
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 04 November 2008
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The first major biography of V.S. Naipaul, the controversial and enigmatic Nobel laureate: a stunning writer whose only stated ambition was greatness, in pursuit of which goal nothing else was sacred. Beginning in rich detail in Trinidad, where Naipaul was born into an Indian family, Patrick French skillfully examines Naipaul’s life within a displaced community and his fierce ambition at school. He describes how, on scholarship at Oxford, homesickness and depression struck with great force; the ways in

Evocative Objects

Evocative Objects
  • Author : Sherry Turkle
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 30 September 2011
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Autobiographical essays, framed by two interpretive essays by the editor, describe the power of an object to evoke emotion and provoke thought: reflections on a cello, a laptop computer, a 1964 Ford Falcon, an apple, a mummy in a museum, and other "things-to-think-with." For Sherry Turkle, "We think with the objects we love; we love the objects we think with." In Evocative Objects, Turkle collects writings by scientists, humanists, artists, and designers that trace the power of everyday things. These essays

The Grey Album

The Grey Album
  • Author : Kevin Young
  • Publisher : Graywolf Press
  • Release : 13 March 2012
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*Finalist for the 2012 National Book Critics Circle Award for Criticism* *A Publishers Weekly Top 10 Literary Criticism and Essays Pick for Spring 2012* The Grey Album, the first work of prose by the brilliant poet Kevin Young, winner of the Graywolf Press Nonfiction Prize Taking its title from Danger Mouse's pioneering mashup of Jay-Z's The Black Album and the Beatles' The White Album, Kevin Young's encyclopedic book combines essay, cultural criticism, and lyrical choruses to illustrate the African American tradition of lying—

Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays

Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays
  • Author : Jesse McCarthy
  • Publisher : Liveright Publishing
  • Release : 30 March 2021
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"This is a very smart and soulful book. Jesse McCarthy is a terrific essayist." —Zadie Smith New York Times • "New Books to Watch For in March" A supremely talented young critic’s essays on race and culture, from Toni Morrison to trap, herald the arrival of a major new voice in American letters. Ranging from Ta-Nehisi Coates’s case for reparations to Toni Morrison’s revolutionary humanism to D’Angelo’s simmering blend of R&B and racial justice, Jesse

The WEIRDest People in the World

The WEIRDest People in the World
  • Author : Joseph Henrich
  • Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
  • Release : 08 September 2020
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2020 A Bloomberg Best Non-Fiction Book of 2020 A Behavioral Scientist Notable Book of 2020 A Human Behavior & Evolution Society Must-Read Popular Evolution Book of 2020 A bold, epic account of how the co-evolution of psychology and culture created the peculiar Western mind that has profoundly shaped the modern world. Perhaps you are WEIRD: raised in a society that is Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic. If so, you’re rather psychologically peculiar. Unlike much of the