Known And Strange Things

Author: Teju Cole
Publisher: Random House Trade Paperbacks
ISBN: 0812989783
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Consists of various essays some previously published in various journals and periodicals on art, literature, and politics.

Known And Strange Things

Author: Teju Cole
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0812989791
Size: 19.26 MB
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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 ...

Known And Strange Things

Author: Teju Cole
Publisher: Faber & Faber
ISBN: 0571328075
Size: 57.20 MB
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Persuasive and provocative, erudite yet accessible, Known and Strange Things is an opportunity to live within Teju Cole's wide-ranging enthusiasms, curiosities and passions, and a chance to see the world in surprising and affecting new ...

Blind Spot

Author: Teju Cole
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 0399591079
Size: 30.12 MB
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. . . The looking changed." As exquisitely wrought as the work of Anne Carson or Chris Marker, Blind Spot is a testament to the art of seeing by one of the most powerful and original voices in contemporary literature

An Elemental Thing

Author: Eliot Weinberger
Publisher: New Directions Publishing
ISBN: 9780811216944
Size: 18.11 MB
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An anthology of interconnected nonfiction essays by the author of Works on Paper and Karmic Traces includes a poetic biographical evaluation of the prophet Muhammad and a meditative exploration of the universe titled, "The Stars.

Open City

Author: Teju Cole
Publisher: Random House Incorporated
ISBN: 1400068096
Size: 71.91 MB
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Feeling adrift after ending a relationship, Julius, a young Nigerian doctor living in New York, takes long walks through the city while listening to the stories of fellow immigrants until a shattering truth is revealed.

The Selfishness Of Others

Author: Kristin Dombek
Publisher: FSG Originals
ISBN: 0374712549
Size: 75.73 MB
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" In The Selfishness of Others, the essayist Kristin Dombek provides a clear-sighted account of how a rare clinical diagnosis became a fluid cultural phenomenon, a repository for our deepest fears about love, friendship, and family.

Against Everything

Author: Mark Greif
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 1101971746
Size: 18.42 MB
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These essays address such key topics in the cultural, political, and intellectual life of our time as the tyranny of exercise, the tyranny of nutrition and food snobbery, the sexualization of childhood (and everything else), the ...

Signposts In A Strange Land

Author: Walker Percy
Publisher: Open Road Media
ISBN: 1453216375
Size: 11.38 MB
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From race relations and the mysteries of existence, to Catholicism and the joys of drinking bourbon, this collection offers a window into the underpinnings of Percy’s celebrated novels and brings to light the stirring thoughts and voice ...