Books written by Teju Cole

Every Day Is for the Thief

Random House Trade Paperbacks | March 3, 2015 | 162 pages
"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... More Info

Known and Strange Things

Random House Trade Paperbacks | August 9, 2016 | 416 pages
Consists of various essays some previously published in various journals and periodicals on art, literature, and politics.  More Info

Every Day Is for the Thief

Random House | March 25, 2014 | 176 pages
Returning to Lagos after several years in New York City, a young Nigerian writer rediscovers his hometown as both a foreigner and a local while reconnecting with old friends, comparing Lagos to the home of his memory and realizing how he himself has changed. 25,000 first printing.  More Info