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40 Min Released Aug 20, 2016

60. Teju Cole (Writer) – The World is Not a Settled Gift

Nigerian-born writer, photographer, and art historian Teju Cole is the author of the novel Open City and the novella Every Day is for the Theif. He’s also the photography critic of the New York Times magazine. His new book is a collection of deeply insightful and beautiful essays about things read, seen, and experienced. It’s called Known and Strange Things

On this week's episode of Think Again–a Big Think Podcast, Teju Cole and host Jason Gots discuss first drafts, the complexities of home, and the greatest innovation in human history. 

Surprise "conversation starter" interview clips in this episode:Jacqueline Woodson, and Virginia Heffernan

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