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Author[ edit ] Cole is the author of four books: He is currently working on Radio Lagos, a non-fictional narrative of contemporary Lagos. Every Day is for the Thief[ edit ] Main article: Every Day is for the Thief Published inCole's debut novel Every Day Is for the Thief is the story of a young man who sets out to visit his home country, Nigeria, after being away for fifteen years.
Open City novel Written in and published inthe novel focuses on "Nigerian immigrant Julius, a young graduate student studying psychiatry in New York City, has recently broken up with his girlfriend and spends most of his time dreamily walking around Manhattan.
Ostensibly in search of his grandmother, Julius spends a number of weeks in Belgium, where he makes some interesting friends.
Along the way, he meets many people and often has long discussions with them about philosophy and politics. He seems to welcome these conversations. Upon returning to New York, he meets a young Nigerian woman who profoundly changes the way he sees himself. James Wood in The New Yorker calls it a "beautiful, subtle, and, finally, original novel".
Writing for the New York Times, the poet Claudia Rankine called it "an essential and scintillating journey,"  and singled out, in particular, his essays on photography, wherein he "reveals [his] voracious appetite for and love of the visual.
Kristof mistakenly referring to Cole, a Nigerian-American, as a Ugandan, said that he believed Cole was part of a backlash against white humanitarians from middle-class African scholars.
Kristof said that he felt uncomfortable because he thought that Cole was saying that "white Americans should not intervene in a humanitarian disaster because the victims are of a different skin color.Avnsjhdjkshjksfugk. Ghjjdfjdfj Jhjghjghjhgjgh Fsdfsfsfsfr Fsdsdghfj Gdfgsgtytryhghjj Fdfsdggdfgh vvcvcvcv SDFGSGFGHFHGFJ FSTDSFGFDhghghfhgfhgdet.
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