Tag: zadie smith

Zadie Smith: Swing Time

Two brown girls dream of being dancers–but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, about what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free. It’s a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited,

WWW Wednesday 12/30/2015

  Last one of the year! I’m wrapping up #ReadWomen, and starting the first Trees of Reverie challenge of 2016! What are you currently reading? A Court of Thorns and Roses by Sarah Maas Bitch Planet by Kelly Sue DeConnick The Faerie Queene by Edmund Spenser Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince┬áby JK Rowling

On Beauty

Howard Belsey, a Rembrandt scholar who doesn’t like Rembrandt, is an Englishman abroad and a long-suffering professor at Wellington, a liberal New England arts college. He has been married for thirty years to Kiki, an American woman who no longer resembles the sexy activist she once was. Their three children passionately pursue their own paths:

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