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Zadie Smith - Kauneudesta

Zadie Smith - Kauneudesta

NW - new novel by Zadie Smith - Set in northwest London, Zadie Smith’s brilliant tragicomic novel follows four locals:  —Leah, Natalie, Felix, and Nathan—as as they try to make adult lives outside of Caldwell. In private houses and public parks, at work and at play, these Londoners inhabit a complicated place, as beautiful as it is brutal, where the thoroughfares hide the back alleys and taking the high road can sometimes lead you to a dead end.

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NW- Zadie Smith, Childhood friends Leah and Natalie have stayed geographically close to the north London estate they grew up in, but their circumstances – and their relationship – have changed dramatically.

Smith's first novel since 2012's NW takes us back to Smith's familiar north London, as well as across the world, as it puts female friendship under the microscope. Swing Time is partially about two young girls living on an estate who want to grow up to be dancers, and how their relationship changes as external forces put them on different life paths. This book is at its strongest when it's exploring the relationship between the unnamed narrator and her childhood friend Tracey

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Swing Time by Zadie Smith."An ambitious, exuberant new novel moving from North West London to West Africa, from the multi-award-winning author of White Teeth and On Beauty.

Zadie Smith As of 2012, she has published four novels, all of which received substantial critical praise. 2003, included on Granta's list 20 best young authors; included in 2013 list. Joined New York University's Creative Writing Program as tenured professor Sep 1, 2010. Won Orange Prize for Fiction in 2006 & her novel White Teeth included in Time magazine's TIME 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005 list. ~Wikipedia ~Repinned Via Sharon Wynne

Zadie Smith & A Tangent About New Forms

Zadie Smith’s Ten Rules for Writing Fiction 1 When still a child, make sure you read a lot of books.

"Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never ­being satisfied." - Zadie Smith [10 Rules of Writing]

Zadie Smith’s 10 Rules of Writing

Zadie Smith’s 10 Rules of Writing by Maria Popova “Resign yourself to the lifelong sadness that comes from never ­being satisfied.

Big Week by Zadie Smith. Photography: Sebastian Kim

Big Week

Zadie Smith Talent and beauty, what a cocktail! © Management + Artists / Agence A.

Zadie Smith, photographed at the Edinburgh books festival in 2001. Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian

10 inspiring female writers you need to read

Zadie Smith, photographed at the Edinburgh books festival in Photograph: Murdo Macleod for the Guardian

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