Every Day Is for the Thief: Fiction

╋ Searches related to text Every Day Is for the Thief: Fiction ▝ ePUB Author Teju Cole ◅ ╋ Searches related to text Every Day Is for the Thief: Fiction ▝ ePUB Author Teju Cole ◅ After living in America for 15 years, a Nigerian writer returns to his homeland Reunited with a beloved aunt, with whom he stays, he reconnects with a boyhood friend, now a struggling doctor, and visits the woman who was his first love, now married with a daughter, as he contemplates staying in Lagos But he is struck by the omnipresent corruption, as officials at all levels, including police and soldiers, supplement often meager wages with bribes He sees thieving area boys all around, Internet scamming yahoo yahoo in cyber cafs, a jazz shop practicing piracy, and a national museum gone to ruin, its artifacts ill maintained and its historical presentations inaccurate Yet in addition to scoring high in corruption, Nigerias claim to fame is that it is the most religious country in the world and its people the happiest This novella, a revised version of the first book written by Nigerian Cole, author of the acclaimed Open City 2011 , is a scathing but loving look at his native land in measured, polished prose Michele LeberA luminous rumination on storytelling and place, exile and return extraordinary San Francisco Chronicle Teju Cole is following in a long tradition of writerly walkers who, in the tradition of Baudelaire, make their way through urban spaces on foot and take their time doing so Like Alfred Kazin, Joseph Mitchell, J M Coetzee, and W G Sebald with whom he is often compared , Cole adds to the literature in his own zeitgeisty fashion The Boston GlobeCrisp, affecting Cole constructs a narrative of fragments, a series of episodes that he allows to resonate The New York Times Book Review Hugely rewarding Every Day Is for the Thief is both a celebration of one of the worlds most vibrant cities and a lament over what can be one of the most frustrating and difficult places to live It is also a story of family breakup and an uneasy homecomingthe narrator has been away for fifteen years and must relearn how to navigate a place that was once home.NPR Every Day Is for the Thief has a restraint that allows Teju Cole to slip in these exquisitely rendered observations on life, love, art that leave you feeling richer and attuned to your own reality once youve finished reading.Dinaw Mengestu, The AtlanticShimmering transcendent The Seattle Times Wonderful a book that never fails to find a thoughtful and essential thing to say Los Angeles Times Fearless, nimble, and surprising The Daily BeastTo read Cole is to be swept away by the language of a master wordsmith In Every Day Is for the Thief, the PEN Hemingway Award winner turns his considerable talents to the character of the expatriate, a young Nigerian medical student living in New York City who returns home to Lagos for a short visit In his adventures wandering the town, reflections on the Nigerian homeland and the self as outsider arise This work was originally published in Nigeria in 2007, four years before the release of Coles novel Open City, but was not available in the U.S until now We are thankful that non Nigerian readers can now enjoy Coles first novel The RootA Teju Cole novel is a reading experience matched by few contemporary writers Flavorwire Every Day Is for the Thief, by turns funny, mournful, and acerbic, offers a portrait of Nigeria in which anger, perhaps the most natural response to the often lamentable state of affairs there, is somehow muted and deflected by the authors deep engagement with the country a profoundly disenchanted love Teju Cole is among the most gifted writers of his generation.Salman Rushdie A tightly focused but still marvelously capacious little novel built with cool originality The house of literature Cole is busy creating is an in between space with fluid dimensions, resisting entrenchment The Christian Science Monitor Every Day Is for the Thief holds 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    • Hardcover
    • Every Day Is for the Thief: Fiction
    • Teju Cole
    • English
    • 19 May 2016
    • 177 pages

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