Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays

October 26, 2010|
Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays by ZADIE SMITH
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Split into five sections-Reading, Being, Seeing, Feeling, and Remembering- Changing My Mind finds Zadie Smith casting an acute eye over material both personal and cultural. This engaging collection of essays-some published here for the first time- reveals Smith as a passionate and precise essayist, equally at home in the world of great books and bad movies, family and philosophy, British comedians and Italian divas. Whether writing on Katharine Hepburn, Kafka, Anna Magnani, or Zora Neale Hurston, she brings deft care to the art of criticism with a style both sympathetic and insightful. Changing My Mind is journalism at its most expansive, intelligent, and funny-a gift to readers and writers both.

Zadie Smith was born in northwest London in 1975. She is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man and On Beauty, and of a collection of essays, Changing My Mind. She is also the editor of The Book of Other People. Smith is a graduate of Cambridge University and has taught at Harvard and Columbia universities. She is a fe...
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Title:Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.26 X 5.32 X 0.79 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.26 X 5.32 X 0.79 in
Published:October 26, 2010
Publisher:Penguin Canada
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780143017646

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