Zadie Smith, the prodigiously gifted English novelist, seems to have been caught in the tangle of literary debate from the beginning.
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This essay was selected because of the author’s writing style and voice, which our editors found “robust,” “energetic,” “thoughtful,” and “sprawling (in a good way).”
Throughout the book’s 25 essays, Gass is the champion—sometimes joyful, sometimes harsh—of intellectual fitness. For him, reading is a form of aerobics.