Featured story
The Perpetual Stranger
Lifestyle article comment count is: 0

Lifestyle The Perpetual Stranger

Teju Cole’s powers of observation and analysis underpin his unique gifts as an essayist, but his forte lies in his ability to be a stranger everywhere. This ability to maintain a certain critical distance from a place when writing about it is central to his skill. In this review of Known and Strange Things, Jeremy Klemin analyses the perpetual stranger in Cole.