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The Burned Children of America By Zadie Smith

The Burned Children of America by Zadie Smith

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Summary

This volume brings together the most promising young American authors, with a penchant for writing about such slippery subjects as snakes, letter-writing dogs, chicken livers and indoor shopping malls.

The Burned Children of America Summary

The Burned Children of America by Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith introduces eighteen stories by the very best young American writers. Step forward Dave Eggers, David Foster Wallace, Jonathan Lethem, Matthew Klam, Myla Goldberg, Jonathan Safran Foer, Rick Moody, Arthur Bradford and others. With a penchant for writing about such slippery subjects as snakes, letter-writing dogs, chicken livers and indoor shopping malls, this is the new generation of American writers to watch. As Zadie Smith says, "You knew about these people before anybody elseand one day the world and their dog will applaud you for it."

About Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, NW and Swing Time, as well as a novella, The Embassy of Cambodia, and a collection of essays, Changing My Mind. She is also the editor of The Book of Other People. Zadie was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2002, and was listed as one of Granta's 20 Best Young British Novelists in 2003 and again in 2013. White Teeth won multiple literary awards including the James Tait Black Memorial Prize, the Whitbread First Novel Award and the Guardian First Book Award. On Beauty was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and won the Orange Prize for Fiction, and NW was shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction. Zadie Smith is currently a tenured professor of fiction at New York University and a Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.

Additional information

GOR001562377
9780241142059
0241142059
The Burned Children of America by Zadie Smith
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Penguin Books Ltd
2003-05-29
320
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