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Acclaimed author Zadie Smith at the AGO

Wednesday, 30 October 2019 19:00 – 20:30
Location: Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), 317 Dundas Street West, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Category: Books

Join Zadie Smith in conversation with writer and broadcaster Eleanor Wachtel about her first short story collection, Grand Union and the themes that inform her work. Smith writes about time and place, identity and rebirth, the persistent legacies that haunt our present selves and the uncanny futures that rush up to meet us.

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 two collections of essays, Changing My Mind and Feel Free. 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.

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$17.00

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$20.00

Talk + Book: Member $42 | Public $45

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