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Release Date: 11/20/2012

Zadie Smith reads from 'NW' Dec. 14 at The Seattle Public Library

Zadie Smith

Zadie Smith will read from her new book, "NW," from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14 at The Seattle Public Library, Central Library, 1000 Fourth Ave., Level 1, Microsoft Auditorium.


Library events are free and open to the public. Registration is not required. Parking is available in the Central Library garage for $5 after 5 p.m.


"NW" is a novel that follows a quartet of struggling people in northwest London linked by blood, place, affinity and chance.


Smith was born in northwest London and still lives in the area. She is author of "White Teeth," which won the Whitbread First Novel Award and was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. "On Beauty," her third novel, was a finalist for the Man Book Prize and won the 2006 Orange Prize for fiction.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.


For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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