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									Zadie SmithZadie Smith
The debut wunderkind of the new millennium was 24-year-old Zadie Smith, who finished her manuscript for White Teeth as a college student in Cambridge, England, only to find herself sitting on a six-figure advance, an international bestseller and onslaught of literary praise comparing her to the likes of Charles Dickens and Salman Rushdie.

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Fact File

Name:
Zadie Smith
Current Home:
London, England
Date of Birth:
October 27, 1975
Place of Birth:
Hampstead, England
Education:
B.A. in English, King's College at Cambridge University, 1998
Awards:
Guardian First Book Award, the Commonwealth Writers' First Book Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and the Whitbread Award, 2000, all for White Teeth





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Published Works

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								On Beauty, Author: 
								Zadie Smith.

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On Beauty
by Zadie Smith
In Smith's latest novel, Howard Belsey, a Rembrandt scholar facing down a midlife crisis, lives in New England with his former-activist wife and their three very different children. When one son falls for the daughter of a rabid right-winger, family drama erupts.
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								The Autograph Man, Author: 
								Zadie Smith, Martin Asher (Editor).
*  White Teeth (2000)
*  The Autograph Man (2002)
*  On Beauty (2005)


The Best Book to Read First

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								White Teeth, Author: 
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White Teeth
by Zadie Smith
Smith's novel dazzled critics with its unique and hilarious voice. It centers on the friendship between Englishman Archie Jones and Bangladeshi Samad Iqbal, two Army buddies; and the intertwining lives, cultures and politics of their children.

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