Posts by: Megan Roth

NW by Zadie Smith


The fat sun stalls by the phone masts. This is how Zadie Smith opens her latest novel, NW, and how appropriate–that something so fiery and core-hot, so screaming and universal could appear dumbfounded, loafing, stagnant. Meet North West London, a relative dystopia from those adolescent promises that London made Smith’s crew of characters.