Meeting Zadie Again


Bookish Stuff

It was a breezy evening in Paris.  Shakespeare & Co was filled with its normal charm and groups of anxious, excited bibliophile tourists.  The ka-ching of the cash register couldn’t be missed from outside, which was filling up with hopefuls who wanted to catch a glimpse of or hear a few words from the illustrious […]

July 19, 2015

NW


Book Reviews

I opened NW on Friday night and immediately became submerged in this part of London that I’ve never been too.  I closed and finished it late Sunday night.  My reading was supported by the excellent Penguin audiobook.  The two first-rate audiobook readers added to the tremendous life that Zadie Smith put into writing NW.  Each accent […]

November 3, 2014

The Embassy of Cambodia


Book Reviews

This is a short story that Zadie Smith wrote and had published in The New Yorker. This is the short story more elaborated but it is being marketed as a small book. Actually it’s a short story or novella. I’m not so sure I agree with that, but it’s a good thing that as readers […]

December 12, 2013