Zadie Smith
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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.


Growing up with Zadie Smith
19 Sep 2012 // 1:35 AM

Zadie Smith’s fourth novel, “NW,” is a return of sorts to the voices and the northwest London landscape of her 2000 debut, “White Teeth.” Like

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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