“Like church bells rung by wild sugar high children”

October 19, 2012 | 1 book mentioned

“Perhaps it’s a sign that our literary culture is not quite so ailing that Smith managed to make a space for NW, to clear a third path, one that meanders through Willesden, through time, and through the mind.” Our own Emily M. Keeler on realism and Zadie Smith.

is a staff writer for The Millions. He lives in New York.