Blind Spot (Hard Cover)
When it comes to Teju Cole, the unexpected is not unfamiliar: He s an acclaimed novelist, an influential essayist, and an internationally exhibited photographer. In Blind...
Author : Teju Cole
Genre :Nigerian Fiction
Here, journey through more than 150 of Cole s full-color, original photos, each accompanied by his lyrical and evocative prose, forming a multimedia diary of years of near-constant travel: from a park in Berlin to a mountain range in Switzerland, a church exterior in Lagos to a parking lot in Brooklyn; landscapes, beautiful or quotidian, that inspire Cole s memories, fantasies, and introspections. Ships in Capri remind him of the work of writers from Homer to Edna O Brien; a hotel room in Wannsee brings back a disturbing dream about a friend s death; a home in Tivoli evokes a transformative period of semi-blindness, after which the photography changed. . . . The looking changed.