Teju Cole teaches in the English department at Harvard. His books include Open City and Known and Strange Things.
1. She tastes rocks. She works up north, near Svalbard, putting small rocks to her tongue. By taste she can identify which are calcified, which, in other words, are not mere rocks but possibly fossils. The country is old. There . . .
In the inaugural Brick podcast, Teju Cole reads his review of Alice Oswald’s Memorial. The review appears in Brick 90, on newsstands now. The conversation between Naomi Jaffa and Alice Oswald that appears in Brick 90 was first published . . .