WORD Christchurch, in association with Penguin Random House New Zealand, is proud to present an evening with Zadie Smith, one of the most critically acclaimed and important literary voices of a generation.
From her astonishing debut White Teeth, which captured London in all its multi-cultural glory, to her latest, Swing Time, Zadie Smith’s novels have incisively tackled race, class and politics, and been widely read and loved. Her first volume of short fiction, Grand Union, moves exhilaratingly across genres and perspectives, from the historical to the dystopian. It’s a sharply alert and prescient collection. Don’t miss your chance to hear this astonishing writer live, in conversation with Paula Morris, in her first and only New Zealand appearance.