Discussion Notes: Swing Time
Next month’s novel: Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders
On today’s show, Anais, Gerald, and Tamara discuss Zadie Smith’s Swing Time, a vibrant story about race, class, and long-term friendship. All three hosts gush about the novel’s characters and prose, and marvel at how astutely Smith draws her characters. When it comes to discussing plots, opinions diverge. Stay for nuanced recommendations about why to read this story, and for a discussion on what we want from fiction.
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