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Everything Is Fair Game In 'Known And Strange Things'

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In 'Every Day Is For The Thief,' Cole Chronicles A City's Reality

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'Thief' Delivers An Unfiltered Depiction Of Life In Lagos

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A Homecoming, Minus The Nostalgia, In Cole's Unsparing 'Thief'

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Year-End Wrap-Up: The 10 Best Novels Of 2011

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Teju Cole, author of Open City, grew up in Lagos, Nigeria, and now lives in New York. He has worked as a photographer, and studied early Netherlandish art. Open City is his first novel. Teju Cole hide caption

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An Immigrant's Quest For Identity In The 'Open City'

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