Interview: Teju Cole

By Anthony Byrt In Books

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9th June, 2012
‘Mrs Swantony locked her daughters, aged 2 and 3, in the house while she was out shopping in Yonkers. They found matches, alas.” Every day, one or two horrific, darkly comic micro-stories like this appear on Twitter. New York-based Nigerian writer Teju Cole sends them to his 35,000 or so followers; individual fragments of a project he calls Small Fates. Based on real stories from New York newspapers exactly 100 years ago, they’ve made Cole one of Twitter’s literary heroes. He is also an award-winning novelist, non-fiction writer, art historian and accomplished photographer. Next ...

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