24 Jun 2024

Kunstmuseum Basel | Neubau

Kunstmuseum Basel/Literaturhaus Basel

Public event

An evening with Teju Cole on his new novel "Tremor"

Part of the event series "Issues of Our Time"

Teju Cole is a novelist, essayist, and photographer. Cole is currently the Gore Vidal Professor of the Practice of Creative Writing at Harvard and a contributing writer to the New York Times Magazine. His most recent book is a novel entitled Tremor (2023), named book of the year is being published in German now. In this novel, Cole dives deep into the colonial history of the USA and uses literary means to investigate how it leaves its mark to this day.

In the event series Issues of Our Time, important thinkers from various disciplines take a stand on pressing contemporary issues and shed light on critical contexts that are driving today’s societies.

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