Visiting Writers Series: Teju Cole
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Teju Cole’s novella Every Day Is for the Thief has been “widely praised as one of the best fictional depictions of Africa in recent memory” (The New Yorker) and was named one of the best books of the year.
A prodigious novelist, critic, and photographer, Teju Cole was born in the United States and raised in Nigeria—a biographical fact that informs much of his work. His first novel, Open City, won the PEN/Hemingway Award, the Rosenthal Family Foundation Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, the New York City Book Award for Fiction, the Internationaler Literaturpreis, and the Windham Campbell Prize for Fiction and was also nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award and theView more
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