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Known and strange things : essays / Teju Cole.

Known and strange things : essays

Cole, Teju, author. (Author).

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  • 2 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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Record details

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

Content descriptions

General Note:
Consists of various essays on art, literature, and politics, some previously published in various journals and periodicals.
"A Random House Trade Paperback Original"--Title page verso.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Reading things. Black body ; Natives on the boat ; Housing Mr. Biswas ; Tomas Tranströmer ; 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 São Paulo ; Two weeks ; The island ; Reconciliation ; Break it down ; The white savior industrial complex ; "Perplexed ... perplexed" -- A piece of the wall -- Blind spot.
Genre: Essays.

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