Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays

Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays

Zadie Smith

"[These essays] mirror a full of life, unselfconscious, rigorous, erudite, and earnestly open brain that is busy refining its view of lifestyles, literature, and greatly in between."
-Los Angeles Times

cut up into 5 sections-Reading, Being, Seeing, Feeling, and Remembering--Changing My Mind unearths Zadie Smith casting an acute eye over fabric either own and cultural. This enticing selection of essays-some released right here for the 1st time-reveals Smith as a passionate and unique essayist, both at domestic on the planet of significant books and undesirable video clips, relatives and philosophy, British comedians and Italian divas. even if writing on Katherine Hepburn, Kafka, Anna Magnani, or Zora Neale Hurston, she brings deft care to the paintings of feedback with a mode either sympathetic and insightful. Changing My Mind is journalism at its such a lot expansive, clever, and funny-a present to readers and writers either.

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