Penguin Readers Level 7: White Teeth (ELT Graded Reader), Smith Zadie
Автор: Zadie Smith Название: White Teeth ISBN: 0140297782 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140297782 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 6360 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: `White Teeth` is a comic epic of multicultural Britain which tells the story of immigrants in England over a period of 40 years.
Автор: Smith, Zadie Название: Swing Time ISBN: 0241980267 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780241980262 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 5390 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: 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, 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, but never quite forgotten, either. Tracey makes it to the chorus line but struggles with adult life, while her friend leaves the old neighborhood behind, traveling the world as an assistant to a famous singer, Aimee, observing close up how the one percent live. But when Aimee develops grand philanthropic ambitions, the story moves from London to West Africa, where diaspora tourists travel back in time to find their roots, young men risk their lives to escape into a different future, the women dance just like Tracey the same twists, the same shakes and the origins of a profound inequality are not a matter of distant history, but a present dance to the music of time.
Автор: Smith, Zadie Название: Grand Union ISBN: 0241337038 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780241337035 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 7580 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка. Описание:
The first ever collection of stories from theMan Booker Prize-shortlistedauthor of Swing Time and White Teeth
'Zadie Smith is the best writer of our generation' Gary Shteyngart
'Her dialogue is pitch-perfect, her comic timing masterful... [And] she also delivers a sophisticated commentary on race, gender, class, celebrity and power' Telegraph on Swing Time
'Smith is virtuosic, as ever, on family and friendship, and her ability to write about large-scale social injustice without losing her neutral novelist's gaze is breathtaking' Times Literary Supplement on Swing Time
In the summer of 1959, an Antiguan immigrant in north west London lives the last day of his life, unknowingly caught in someone else's story of hate and division, resistance and revolt.
A mother looks back on her early forays into matters of the human heart - and other parts of the human body - considering the ways in which desire is always an act of negotiation, destruction, and self-invention.
A disgraced cop stands amid the broken shards of his life, unable to move forward into a future that holds no place for him.
Moral panic spreads like contagion through the upper echelons of New York City - and the cancelled people look disconcertingly like the rest of us.
A teenage scion of the technocratic elite chases spectres through a premium virtual reality, trailed by a little girl with a runny nose and no surviving family.
We all take a much-needed break from this mess, on a package holiday where the pool's electric blue is ceaselessly replenished, while political and environmental collapse happen far away, to someone else.
Interleaving ten completely new and unpublished stories with some of her best-loved pieces from the New Yorker and elsewhere, Zadie Smith presents a dizzyingly rich and varied collection of fiction. Moving exhilaratingly across genres and perspectives, from the historic to the vividly current to the slyly dystopian, Grand Union is a sharply alert and prescient collection 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.
Автор: Zadie Smith Название: NW ISBN: 0141036591 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141036595 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 5190 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: From private houses to public parks, at work and at play, their city is brutal, beautiful and complicated. Yet after a chance encounter they each find that the choices they`ve made, the people they once were and are now, can suddenly, rapidly unravel. With a portrait of modern urban life, this book is about London Life.
Автор: Smith, Zadie Название: Intimations ISBN: 0241492386 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780241492383 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 3460 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: 'As well as offering a new guide to living in a wild, messy and unfair world, Smith provides a reminder that we can use this crisis to imagine a better one' Evening Standard Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of essays on the experience of lockdown, by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our timeFrom the critically acclaimed author of Feel Free, Swing Time, White Teeth and many more'There will be many books written about the year 2020: historical, analytic, political and comprehensive accounts. This is not any of those - the year isn't half-way done. What I've tried to do is organize some of the feelings and thoughts that events, so far, have provoked in me, in those scraps of time the year itself has allowed.
These are above all personal essays: small by definition, short by necessity.' Crafted with the sharp intelligence, wit and style that have won Zadie Smith millions of fans, and suffused with a profound intimacy and tenderness in response to these unprecedented times, Intimations is a vital work of art, a gesture of connection and an act of love - an essential book in extraordinary times.
Автор: Zadie Smith Название: NW ISBN: 0241965268 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780241965269 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 4730 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: NW is Zadie Smith's masterful novel about London life. Zadie Smith's brilliant tragi-comic NW follows four Londoners - Leah, Natalie, Felix and Nathan - after they've left their childhood council estate, grown up and moved on to different lives. From private houses to public parks, at work and at play, their city is brutal, beautiful and complicated.
Yet after a chance encounter they each find that the choices they've made, the people they once were and are now, can suddenly, rapidly unravel. A portrait of modern urban life, NW is funny, sad and urgent - as brimming with vitality as the city itself.Praise for NW:'Her dialogue sings and soars; terse, packed and sassy. Smith is simply wonderful: Dickens's legitimate daughter' Boyd Tonkin, Independent'Astonishing, dazzling.
Really - without exaggeration - not since Dickens has there been a better observer of London scenes. Zadie Smith is a genius. It's hard to imagine a better novel this year - or this decade' A.N.
Wilson'Intensely funny, richly varied, always unexpected. A joyous, optimistic, angry masterpiece. No better English novel will be published this year' Philip Hensher, Daily Telegraph'Absolutely brilliant.
So electrically authentic' TIME'Captivating. Funny, sexy, weird, full of acute social comedy, like London. She's up there with the best around' Evening Standard'Marvellous .
. . crackles with reflections on race, music and migration.
A lyrical fiction for our times' Spectator'Undeniably brilliant . . .
rush out and buy this book' ObserverZadie Smith was born in north-west London in 1975. She is the author of the novels White Teeth, The Autograph Man and On Beauty, and of a collection of essays, Changing My Mind. She is also the editor of The Book of Other People.
Автор: Zadie Smith Название: The Autograph Man ISBN: 0140276343 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780140276343 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 5190 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Alex-Li Tandem sells autographs. He hunts for names on paper in a huge network of desire, collecting them, selling them and occasionally faking them; offering people a little piece of fame. To him, enlightenment is some part of himself that cannot be signed, celebrated or sold.
Автор: Zadie Smith Название: On Beauty ISBN: 0141026669 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141026664 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 4730 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Orange Prize for Fiction 2006; Commonwealth Writers Award: Europe & South Asia: Best Book 2006
Автор: Zadie Smith Название: Changing My Mind ISBN: 0141019468 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141019468 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 5770 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Features a collection of essays on literature, cinema, art - and everything in between.
Автор: Smith, Zadie Название: White Teeth (Penguin Essentials) ISBN: 0241981395 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780241981399 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 5190 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: Chosen by the Guardian as one of the Best Books of the 21st Century From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Swing Time, On Beauty and Grand Union'BELIEVE THE HYPE' The TimesThe international bestseller and modern classic of multicultural Britain - an unforgettable portrait of LondonOne of the most talked about debut novels of all time, White Teeth is a funny, generous, big-hearted novel, adored by critics and readers alike. Dealing - among many other things - with friendship, love, war, three cultures and three families over three generations, one brown mouse, and the tricky way the past has of coming back and biting you on the ankle, it is a life-affirming, riotous must-read of a book. 'The almost preposterous talent was clear from the first pages' Julian Barnes, Guardian'Street-smart and learned, sassy and philosophical all at the same time' New York Times'Outstanding' Sunday Telegraph
Автор: Smith, Zadie Название: Swing Time ISBN: 0141036605 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780141036601 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 5190 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2017'Smith's finest. Extraordinary, truly marvellous' Observer 'Superb' Financial Times 'Breathtaking' TLS 'Pitch-perfect' Daily Telegraph'There is still no better chronicler of the modern British family than Zadie Smith' TelegraphSHORTLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARDS 2017A dazzlingly exuberant novel moving from north west London to West Africa, from the critically acclaimed author of White Teeth, On Beauty and Grand Union Two brown girls dream of being dancers - but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, black bodies and black music, what it means to belong, what it means to be free.
It's a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten either. Bursting with energy, rhythm and movement, Swing Time is Zadie Smith's most ambitious novel yet. It is a story about music and identity, race and class, those who follow the dance and those who lead it .
Автор: Smith Zadie Название: Feel Free ISBN: 0241971020 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780241971024 Издательство: Random House - Penguin Рейтинг: Цена: 5770 T Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ. Описание: WINNER OF THE NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FOR CRITICISM 2019From the MAN BOOKER PRIZE- and WOMEN'S PRIZE-SHORTLISTED author of Changing My Mind and Swing Time - discover a second unmissable collection of essays from Zadie Smith'Generous, courageous, and tough-minded... [A] classic English essayist in the vein of Orwell, Woolf and Angela Carter' Financial Times'Engrossing, astute... Should you read this brilliant book? Absolutely' Independent'Generous and curious' Evening Standard'Brilliant, lively and frequently hilarious...
She's one of the brightest minds in English literature today' NPRNo subject is too fringe or too mainstream for the unstoppable Zadie Smith. From social media to the environment, from Jay-Z to Karl Ove Knausgaard, she has boundless curiosity and the boundless wit to match. In Feel Free, pop culture, high culture, social change and political debate all get the Zadie Smith treatment, dissected with razor-sharp intellect, set brilliantly against the context of the utterly contemporary, and considered with a deep humanity and compassion.
This electrifying new collection showcases its author as a true literary powerhouse, demonstrating once again her credentials as an essential voice of her generation.
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