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City of Pain

In a powerful fable for our times, a traveler arrives in a strange city during a crisis

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AAnd after one of those journeys that involved the drawing of an imaginary line across the Earth, a flight that brought her to the gleaming nowhere of an airport in the early hours of the morning, the traveler caught another flight, around noon, and continued…

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Teju Cole

Teju Cole

Novelist, essayist, photographer. www.tejucole.com

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