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A 2004 Guardian article by the wonderful Zadie Smith describes Graham Greene as a “more ethically complex novelist than is usually remembered.” (hat tip: Longform.org.) Copyright secured by Digiprove © 2011 James Ament Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this [...]

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Zadie Smith’s Rules

Having recently read Zadie Smith’s White Teeth, which I found remarkable, I now notice news about the woman. And among the many available lists of rules for writing, the Guardian published hers. I can no longer do number 1, and I find number 8 difficult to orchestrate, but I particularly liked number 3. They are: [...]

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Interview—Author Zadie Smith

Synopsis: “Zadie Smith’s novel ‘White Teeth’ saw her hailed as an ‘overnight success’, something that has overshadowed her subsequent work. In this interview for ‘Night Waves’, she speaks to Philip Dodd about some of the subjects in her collection of essays, ‘Changing My Mind’. Smith ponders her understanding of the concept of being ‘English’ and [...]

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10 Essential Books from the Last 25 Years

One critic’s view of the “10 Essential Books from the Last 25 Years” can be found here. The comments to this link range from complaints to offering alternatives—creating such a list is bound to create controversy. A more easily accessible list of the selected books is below the fold.. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post [...]

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