Zadie Smith - "Swing Time"

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Presented by Book Passages at Book Passage, Corte Madera, Corte Madera CA

Jan 11 - 12 2017
Zadie Smith - "Swing Time"

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…

Dazzlingly energetic and deeply human, Swing Time is a story about friendship and music and stubborn roots, about how we are shaped by these things and how we can survive them. Moving from North-West London to West Africa, it is an exuberant dance to the music of time.

Zadie Smith was born in Northwest London in 1975 and still lives in the area. She is the author of White Teeth, The Autograph Man, On Beauty, Changing My Mind, and NW.

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Tickets: $30 (includes signed book)

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Book Passage, Corte Madera

51 Tamal Vista Blvd., Corte Madera, CA 94925

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