Paperback. Pub Date :2013-01-01 Language: English Publisher: Penguin Books This is the story of a city.The northwest corner of a city Here you'll find guests and hosts. those with power and those without it. people. . who live somewhere special and others who live nowhere at all And many people in between.Every city is like this Cheek-by-jowl living Separate worlds.And then there are the visitations:.. the rare times a stranger crosses a threshold without permission or warning. causing a disruption in the whole system Like the April afternoon a woman came to Leah Hanwell's door. seeking help. disturbing the peace. forcing Leah out of her isolation ... Zadie Smith's brilliant tragi-comic new novel follows four Londoners. - Leah. Natalie. Felix and Nathan - as they try to make adult lives outside of Caldwell. the council estate of their childhood From private houses to public ...
Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, as well as two collections of essays, Changing My Mind and Feel Free, and a collection of short stories, Grand Union. White Teeth won multiple awards, including the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Guardian First Book Award. On Beauty was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Orange Prize for Fiction, and NW was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction.
Zadie Smith is currently a tenured professor of fiction at New York University and a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters. She is a regular contributor to theGuardian, theNew Yorker and theNew York Review of Books.
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