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Zadie Smith

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Zadie Smith's NW

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Zadie Smith discusses her new novel, NW, a tragi-comic story that follows four Londoners—Leah, Natalie, Felix and Nathan—as they try to make adult lives outside of Caldwell, the council estate of their childhood.

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Guest Picks: Zadie Smith

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Zadie Smith stopped by The Leonard Lopate Show to talk about some of her favorite books, films, and more!

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Zadie Smith on Books

Wednesday, February 02, 2011

Zadie Smith talks about joining Harper’s to review books for the “New Books” column. She’ll also discuss her latest book, Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays, just released in paperback, a collection that shows she’s equally at home in the world of great books and bad movies, family and philosophy, British comedians and Italian divas. 

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The Book of Other People: Zadie Smith, Vendela Vida, and George Saunders

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Novelist and editor Zadie Smith asked 22 other writers to make up a character, and then write a story about that character. The result is The Book of Other People. Vendela Vida and George Saunders are two of the contributors.

Event: Zadie Smith, George Saunders, Vendela Vida, and Maggie ...

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Surviving Foster Care

Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Ashley Rhodes-Courter spent much of her childhood bouncing among fourteen different foster homes. She explains how the system failed her, and what she’s doing now to help out today’s foster kids and parents. Also: artist Maira Kalman. Word maven Patricia T. O’Conner. And writers Zadie Smith, Vendela Vida, and George ...

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Zadie Smith

Saturday, October 08, 2005

Kurt Andersen talks with literary superstar Zadie Smith. Smith's debut White Teeth, published when she was just 24, tells a complex and vivid story of two London families over 18 years. Her new novel On Beauty tackles racial, ethnic, and class identity with humor and intensity.

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