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Every Day Is for the Thief, a Novel by Teju Cole

Friday, May 02, 2014

Teju Cole talks about his new novel, Every Day Is for the Thief, about a young Nigerian living in New York City who goes home to Lagos for a visit, finding a city both familiar and strange. He taps into the energies of Lagos life—creative, malevolent, ambiguous—and slowly begins to make sense of the profound changes that have taken place in his country and in himself in the 15 years since he moved away.

Teju Cole Every Day Is for the Thief

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Teju Cole

Comments [2]

genejoke from Brooklyn

Cole is a sensitive, keen observer with an intriguing perspective. I look forward to reading Every Day Is for the Thief.

May. 02 2014 12:57 PM
ann pettibone from Manhattan

Please say something else in Yoruba. It sounds so beautiful. Thanks!

May. 02 2014 12:55 PM

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