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Thursday, January 17 2013

The Best Fiction of 2012

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.


Reviews

Wednesday, October 17 2012

Zadie Smith Prowls London's Towns in 'NW'

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.


Sunday, January 31 2010

Changing My Mind: Occassional Essays by Zadie Smith

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.


Monday, November 7 2005

On Beauty by Zadie Smith

What On Beauty lacks in stylistic verve, it makes up for in overarching, mammoth storytelling.


News

Wednesday, September 19 2012

Growing up with Zadie Smith

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


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