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The finalists for the 2017 Carnegie Medal in adult fiction are Michael Chabon's "Moonglow," Zadie Smith's "Swing Time," and Colson Whitehead's "The Underground Railroad." [Read More]
Smith will discuss her latest novel this week at Belmont's McAfee Concert Hall... [Read More]
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Zadie Smith, who stirred the literary world with her debut novel "White Teeth," in 2000,  told the Guardian back then that she felt the world expected to be some expert on multicultural affairs.... [Read More]
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The finalists include Zadie Smith's "Swing Time," Michael Chabon's "Moonglow" and Yaa Gyasi's "Homegoing." [Read More]
Recommended reading ... [Read More]
Looking for a great read for your holiday vacation or for a friend?  Here's top picks from  Politics & Prose .         Swing Time, by Zadie Smith  An ambitious, exuberant... [Read More]
The 15 fiction titles listed here are the ones the Monitor's book critics most hope you will not miss. So for the holidays and beyond: Happy reading! [Read More]
The difference between the old and the new fiction is astonishing. [Read More]
"I ignored the ridiculous plots of these movies," confides the never-named, first-person narrator of "Swing Time," Zadie Smith's fifth novel. "To me they were only roads leading to the dance." [Read More]
  As 2016—widely acknowledged to be among the worst years in recent history—begins to wind toward its inevitable close, no one would blame you for feeling a little down in the dumps. At... [Read More]
I was born into the last generation of homosexual people who grew up not knowing if there was anyone else on the entire planet who felt the way that we felt. ... [Read More]
Swing Time successfully takes on the romantic yet troubling notion of having a friend who knows you better than you know yourself. [Read More]
"I ignored the ridiculous plots of these movies," confides the first-person narrator of "Swing Time," Zadie Smith's fifth novel. "To me they were only roads leading to the dance."adcelannotate =... [Read More]
Novelist taps her inimitable world view for another epic yet accessible work that traverses time and space, narrated in a voice more laid-back than in her earlier books... [Read More]
"Swing Time" by Zadie Smith; Penguin Press (464 pages, $27)  ———"I ignored the ridiculous plots... [Read More]
Smith's latest book, Swing Time, tells the story of two girls who dream of being dancers. The Daily Show host revisits his childhood in apartheid-era South Africa in his new memoir, Born a... [Read More]
From Zadie Smith's Swing Time to horror in the Highlands and a brief history of tomorrow ... writers choose their best reads of 2016... [Read More]
The narrator of Zadie Smith's Swing Time grew up with Tracey, boon companion and fellow aspiring dancer, two light-skinned girls of color in the same North London neighborhood where Smith herself grew up.... [Read More]
Zadie Smith's latest novel follows a childhood friendship through the years... [Read More]
"I ignored the ridiculous plots of these movies," confides the never-named, first-person narrator of "Swing Time," Zadie Smith's fifth novel. The narrator could be describing the 1936 Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers... [Read More]
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