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Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 09 August 2016
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A blazingly intelligent first book of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY Time • The Guardian • Harper's Bazaar • San Francisco Chronicle • The Atlantic • Financial Times • Kirkus Finalist for the PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay and PEN/Jean Stein Book Award With this collection of more than fifty pieces on politics, photography, travel, history, and literature, Teju Cole solidifies

Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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Consists of various essays some previously published in various journals and periodicals on art, literature, and politics.

Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 16 August 2016
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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 - many of which have become viral sensations, shared and debated around the globe - 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,

Blind Spot

Blind Spot
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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When it comes to Teju Cole, the unexpected is not unfamiliar: He's an acclaimed novelist, an influential essayist, and an internationally exhibited photographer. In Blind Spot, readers follow Cole's inimitable artistic vision into the visual realm as he continues to refine the voice, eye, and intellectual obsessions that earned him such acclaim for Open City. Here, journey through more than 150 of Cole's full-color, original photos, each accompanied by his lyrical and evocative prose, forming a multimedia diary of years of

Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 04 August 2016
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Open City

Open City
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release : 08 February 2011
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A New York Times Notable Book • One of the ten top novels of the year —Time and NPR NAMED A BEST BOOK ON MORE THAN TWENTY END-OF-THE-YEAR LISTS, INCLUDING The New Yorker • The Atlantic • The Economist • Newsweek/The Daily Beast • The New Republic • New York Daily News • Los Angeles Times • The Boston Globe • The Seattle Times • Minneapolis Star Tribune • GQ • Salon • Slate • New York magazine • The Week • The Kansas City Star • Kirkus Reviews A haunting novel about identity, dislocation, and

Known and Strange Things Pass. Ediz. Illustrata

Known and Strange Things Pass. Ediz. Illustrata
  • Author : Andy Sewell
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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The Book Of Strange New Things

The Book Of Strange New Things
  • Author : Michel Faber
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 18 November 2014
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I am with you always, even unto the end of the world . . . Peter Leigh is a missionary called to go on the journey of a lifetime. Leaving behind his beloved wife, Bea, he boards a flight for a remote and unfamiliar land, a place where the locals are hungry for the teachings of the Bible—his "book of strange new things." It is a quest that will challenge Peter's beliefs, his understanding of the limits of the human body and,

Meaty

Meaty
  • Author : Samantha Irby
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 13 September 2013
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Smart, edgy, hilarious, and unabashedly raunchy New York Times bestselling author Samantha Irby explodes onto the printed page in her uproarious first collection of essays. Irby laughs her way through tragicomic mishaps, neuroses, and taboos as she struggles through adulthood: chin hairs, depression, bad sex, failed relationships, masturbation, taco feasts, inflammatory bowel disease and more. Updated with her favorite Instagramable, couch-friendly recipes, this much-beloved romp is treat for anyone in dire need of Irby's infamous, scathing wit and poignant candor.

Why People Believe Weird Things

Why People Believe Weird Things
  • Author : Michael Shermer
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release : 01 September 2002
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Revised and Expanded Edition. In this age of supposed scientific enlightenment, many people still believe in mind reading, past-life regression theory, New Age hokum, and alien abduction. A no-holds-barred assault on popular superstitions and prejudices, with more than 80,000 copies in print, Why People Believe Weird Things debunks these nonsensical claims and explores the very human reasons people find otherworldly phenomena, conspiracy theories, and cults so appealing. In an entirely new chapter, "Why Smart People Believe in Weird Things," Michael Shermer

Every Day Is for the Thief

Every Day Is for the Thief
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Random House Trade Paperbacks
  • Release : 03 March 2015
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"Visiting Lagos after many years away, Teju Cole's unnamed narrator rediscovers his hometown as both a foreigner and a local. A young writer uncertain of what he wants to say, the man moves through tableaus of life in one of the most dynamic cities in the world: he hears the muezzin's call to prayer in the early morning light, and listens to John Coltrane during the late afternoon heat. He witnesses teenagers diligently perpetrating e-mail frauds from internet cafes, longs

The Weird

The Weird
  • Author : Jeff VanderMeer,Ann VanderMeer
  • Publisher : Tor Books
  • Release : 24 January 2012
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From Lovecraft to Borges to Gaiman, a century of intrepid literary experimentation has created a corpus of dark and strange stories that transcend all known genre boundaries. Together these stories form The Weird, and its practitioners include some of the greatest names in twentieth and twenty-first century literature. Exotic and esoteric, The Weird plunges you into dark domains and brings you face to face with surreal monstrosities. You won't find any elves or wizards here...but you will find the

Hit Makers

Hit Makers
  • Author : Derek Thompson
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release : 07 February 2017
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NATIONAL BESTSELLER A Book of the Year Selection for Inc. and Library Journal “This book picks up where The Tipping Point left off." -- Adam Grant, Wharton professor and New York Times bestselling author of ORIGINALS and GIVE AND TAKE Nothing “goes viral.” If you think a popular movie, song, or app came out of nowhere to become a word-of-mouth success in today’s crowded media environment, you’re missing the real story. Each blockbuster has a secret history—of

Teju Cole - Fernweh

Teju Cole - Fernweh
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 17 January 2021
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The picturesque vistas and apparent stability of Switzerland have made it an elusive subject for contemporary photography. Over a five-year period (2014-2019), Cole found a distinctly new way to look at a country that has been the quintessence of tourist experience for almost two centuries. Fernweh muses on the German word for a longing to be elsewhere. Cole's meditative and scrupulously composed work, made with colour film, is evocative of the hidden history of the Alpine nation as well as

Strange Things Happen

Strange Things Happen
  • Author : Stewart Copeland
  • Publisher : Harper Collins
  • Release : 29 September 2009
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“An excellent read.” —St. Petersburg Times “An often hilarious, always candid and astutely observed memoir chronicling a life observed, largely, from the vantage point of a drum throne.” —Buffalo News Rock legend Stewart Copeland, drummer for seminal pop trio The Police, shares his stories from before, during, and after his days with Sting and Andy Summers, in one of the most popular and influential bands of the eighties. Strange Things Happen indeed.