Teju Cole

“But the past continues to gather around like floodwater. A too easy formulation, but what past do I have in mind? The nation’s, I think. But perhaps I am also thinking of mine, perhaps the two are connected, the way a small segment of a coastline is formed with the same logic that makes the shape of the continental shelf.”

Teju Cole, Every Day is for the Thief
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Every Day is for the Thief Every Day is for the Thief by Teju Cole
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