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Changing My Mind: Occasional Essays


Changing My Mind is a collection of essays by Zadie Smith on literature, cinema, art - and everything in between. "A supremely good read. Smith ... Show synopsis

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  • Perfect sentence Jun 7, 2011
    by karenrath

    I checked this book out from the library because I enjoy Zadie Smith's writing, even though I'm not usually a fan of nonfiction. I found her insights about various books, movies, and her family thought-provoking and well thought out. Still, it was one sentence in the last essay about David Foster Wallace that made me decide that I had to own this book:
    "It was meant for readers of my generation, born under the star of four interlocking revolutions, undreamed of in James's philosophy: the ubiquity of television, the voraciousness of late capitalism, the triumph of therapeutic discourse, and philosophy's demotion into a branch of linguistics."
    With this sentence, she captured and wove together into one cohesive thought many of the issues that I've struggled with for decades. Just brilliant.

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