Open City Topics for Discussion

Teju Cole
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Who is the true Julius? Do you think he has his own mental issues? Why doesn't Julius react when Moji tells him he raped her? Why do you think Julius is estranged from his mom? Why does he give up on finding his oma so easily?

Discuss the relationship between Julius and Nadege. Are they friends, foes or somewhere in between? Is there true competition in their relationship? How does Nadege feel about Julius? How does Julius feel about Nadege? How do Nadege's feelings change? What does she do about it?

Discuss the relationship between Julius and Professor Saito. Are they friends, foes or somewhere in between? Is there true competition in their relationship? How does Julius feel about Professor Saito? How does Professor Saito feel about Julius? Why does Julius not visit the professor for several weeks before he finds out he is...

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