Known and Strange Things

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‘Known and Strange Things’ collects essays on art, literature, politics and place, on subjects ranging from Virginia Woolf, James Baldwin and WG Sebald to President Obama, Palestine and Boko Haram. Many of the essays in the collection have become viral sensations, shared and debated around the globe.

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Shortlisted for the PEN/Jean Stein Book Award and the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay

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, Teju Cole solidifies his place as one of today’s most powerful and original voices, covering subjects as diverse as Virginia Woolf, W.G Sebald, Instagram, Barack Obama and Boko Haram. 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 frames.

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Weight 0.346 kg
Dimensions 19.7 × 13.1 × 2.7 cm
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Cover

Paperback

Pages

xiv, 393 , 16 unnumbered of plates

Language

English

Edition
Dewey

814.6 (edition:23)

Readership

General – Trade / Code: K