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TOP TEN TUESDAY: Ten books I’d love to buy

This weekly meme was created by The Broke and the Bookish. Today’s theme is Ten Books You’d Buy Right This Second If Someone Handed You A Fully Loaded Gift Card.

This theme is not a problem for me, I have a whole wishlist ready and waiting for me. If I only could I would buy them all right this moment, but I just have to control myself not to spend all my money on books.

Swing Time
by Zadie Smith

Literary Fiction | Contemporary


28390369Pub Date: November 3rd, 2016

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Two brown girls dream of being dancers – but only one, Tracey, has talent. The other has ideas: about rhythm and time, about black bodies and black music, what constitutes a tribe, or makes a person truly free. It’s a close but complicated childhood friendship that ends abruptly in their early twenties, never to be revisited, but never quite forgotten, either…

Dazzlingly energetic and deeply human, Swing Time is a story about friendship and music and stubborn roots, about how we are shaped by these things and how we can survive them. Moving from North-West London to West Africa, it is an exuberant dance to the music of time

It’s Zadie Smith! I love her books, and this I’d pre-order first if I get a gift card.

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