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The Best Fiction of 2012
17 Jan 2013 // 4:15 PM
Historical fiction, science fiction, graphic novels, anthologies, mysteries, satire, young adult, even poetry(!) -- on subjects from the lighthearted to the apocalypse -- our favorites from 2012 are as wide-ranging and diverse as our writers and our readers. Dive in and revel in the pleasure of getting lost in a good book.
Zadie Smith Prowls London's Towns in 'NW'
17 Oct 2012 // 4:55 AM
Zadie Smith’s forte has always been capacious books enfolding multiple cultures into one galloping, engrossing plot. In NW, she turns an unsparing eye on a grubby, druggy, crime-ridden, mixed-race council-flat in London.
Changing My Mind: Occassional Essays by Zadie Smith
31 Jan 2010 // 3:00 PM
Smith is self-aware without self-absorbed, shares her voice without yelling, and gives the reader not only the gift of her wisdom, but also the gift of her humanity.