Open City

Open City
by Teju Cole
2011/ 272 pages
rating – 8.5

Teju Cole is an amazing author and this is his first full length novel.   It’s generally about an almost unnamed 1st person narrator,  a single, 30-something year-old immigrant from Nigeria, who works as a psychiatrist in Manhattan.   As he walks around the city’s neighborhoods, in and out of parks and museums we are privy to his thoughts about immigration,  “brothers,”  history, art, music,  and a whole host of other things.  He travels to Belgium to see if he can’t locate his old Oma and meets >>>> MORE >>>>  **  >>>NOTES>>> 

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