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Known and strange things : essays / Teju Cole

Cole, Teju, author (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780812989786
  • ISBN: 0812989783
  • Physical Description: xvi, 393 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]

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General Note: Consists of various essays on art, literature, and politics, some previously published in various journals and periodicals
Formatted Contents Note: Reading things. Black body ; Natives on the boat ; Housing Mr. Biswas ; Tomas Transtr©œmer ; Poetry of the disregarded ; Always returning ; A better quality of agony ; Derek Walcott ; Aciman's alibis ; Double negative ; In place of thought ; A conversation with Aleksandar Hemon -- Seeing things. Unnamed lake ; Wangechi Mutu ; Age, actually ; An African Caesar ; Peter Sculthorpe ; Red shift ; John Berger ; Portrait of a lady ; Object lesson ; Saul Leiter ; A true picture of black skin ; Gueorgui Pinkhassov ; Perfect and unrehearsed ; Disappearing Shanghai ; Touching strangers ; Finders keepers ; Google's macchia ; The atlas of affect ; Memories of things unseen ; Death in the browser tab ; The unquiet sky ; Against neutrality -- Being there. Far away from here ; Home strange home ; The reprint ; A reader's war ; Madmen and specialists ; What it is ; Kofi Awoonor ; Captivity ; In Alabama ; Bad laws ; Brazilian Earth ; Angels in winter ; Shadows in S©Đo Paulo ; Two weeks ; The island ; Reconciliation ; Break it down ; The white savior industrial complex ; "Perplexed ... perplexed" -- A piece of the wall -- Blind spot
Summary, etc.: "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
Subject: Essays
Genre: Essays.

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