Teju Cole reading and discussion with Francine Prose – Eat, Drink & Be Literary at BAMcafe

April 2018

Interviews Reading Audio


Presented by the National Book Foundation and BAM

Teju Cole is a Nigerian American photographer and art historian, and the author of two critically acclaimed books: the novella Every Day is for the Thief, about a Lagos homecoming; and the novel Open City, about a Nigerian immigrant in Manhattan. He has contributed to numerous publications, including The New Yorker, The New York Times, and The Guardian. A professor and distinguished writer in residence at Bard College, Cole is currently at work on a narrative nonfiction work about Lagos.