Feel Free: Essays by Zadie Smith

Reviewed by Anna Hollingsworth Here’s a confession: I am envious of Zadie Smith.This is not only a case of casual, low-level, everyday envy, the kind you might feel over someone’s new wardrobe, but a full-blown envy that warrants its place among the seven deadly sins. I may be risking victim blaming here – if the…

Swing Time Zadie Smith

Swing Time by Zadie Smith (pbk)

Reviewed by Lucy Unwin Great dancers make the most complicated moves look effortless, and great writers have you swinging through their work like a dance. Zadie Smith skips easily from London, to New York, to West Africa in her latest novel, without missing a beat. She tells the stories of myriad women, through the eyes…