NEXT BOOK GOES LIKE THIS
BY ZADIE SMITHkafka, benjamin, kaballah
three rabbis trying to fit ever larger objects into smaller cars
ageing movie stars with webbed fingers
existential misery, punctuated by hiccupy giggles (NYTimes review suggested subtitle: Black girl proves both sad *and* funny)
airplane jokes [20 pages]
fame, nature of
women, nature of
god, nature of
nature, nature of
quiet laugh; the kind you feel deep inside curled up in you like a small, hibernating mammal who sleeps inside people.
rushed finale/return of the rabbis/names signed in blood/winged monkeys/furry cups/a dark, irremovable spot at the end of it all.