NPR Fresh Air: Zadie Smith Talks New Book

Zadie Smith has written several novels, including On Beauty, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2005. (Google Images)

Zadie Smith has written several novels, including On Beauty, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in 2005.

Fresh Air Weekend highlights an interview between host Terry Gross and internationally-acclaimed novelist Zadie Smith. Smith, whose first novel White Teeth won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle  Award talks about her latest novel Swing Time, which tells the story of two girls who dream of becoming dancers, but one only has the talent to do so. Smith reads an excerpt from the novel. Listen below:

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