“Stupidity stalks us all”

August 28, 2013 | 1 book mentioned

Following the example of Flaubert, whose Dictionary of Received Ideas compiled the clichés of its day, Teju Cole set out on Monday to record his own clichés on Twitter. At Page-Turner, he sums up his experiment in a blog post. (You may recall that this is not the first time Cole has won acclaim for his Twitter account.)

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.