Zadie Smith

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Zadie Smith wrote : “Progress is never permanent, will always be threatened, must be redoubled, restated and reimagined if it is to survive,” External link

forbes Monday, February 15, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith notes : “it is possible to penetrate the bubble of privilege and pop it — whereas the suffering bubble is impermeable” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

watoday Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

smh Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

theage Saturday, November 21, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 2, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

theage Friday, October 2, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith : “There will be many books written about the year 2020: historical, analytic, political and comprehensive accounts. This is not any of those. What I’ve tried to do is organize some of the feelings and thoughts that events, so far, have provoked in me, in those scraps of time the year itself has allowed” External link

repeatingislands Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

watoday Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

theherald-au Friday, September 11, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 11, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith said : “I really object to being lectured by people who had no place in the commons, who went to private schools ... telling people who lived and benefited from the commons that it’s insufficient that that pact was nothing, it was just hopeless liberalism” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith said : “I really object to being lectured by people who had no place in the commons, who went to private schools ... telling people who lived and benefited from the commons that it’s insufficient that that pact was nothing, it was just hopeless liberalism” External link

standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “Patient zero of this particular virus stood on a slave ship four hundred years ago,” External link

newrepublic Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “The infinite promise of American youth — a promise elaborately articulated by movies and advertisements and university prospectuses — has been an empty lie for so long that I notice my students joking about it with a black humor more appropriate to old men, to the veterans of wars” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith wrote ( about Mark Zuckerberg ) : “Everything shrinks. Individual character. Friendships. Language. Sensibility,” “In a way it’s a transcendent experience: we lose our bodies, our messy feelings, our desires, our fears. ... With Facebook, Zuckerberg seems to be trying to create ... an Internet with one mind, a uniform environment in which it genuinely doesn’t matter who you are, as long as you make ‘choices’ (which means, finally, purchases)” External link

msn-uk Monday, December 16, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “Time began to cautiously reshape itself around her broken body, and she found she wanted to be alone with it once more,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “We were heading toward all that makes life intolerable, feeling the only thing that makes it worthwhile. That was joy” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith told : “Identity is a huge pain in the arse,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “black history the way many black people actually experience it ,” External link

nytimes Friday, December 7, 2018 12:13:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It turned out ― as my mother had guessed at once ― that there was no ‘Tracey’s father,’ at least not in the conventional, married sense,” “This, too, was an example of bad taste” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Saturday, November 19, 2016 8:42:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith said : “I am thrilled that NW is being made and especially pleased that Nikki Amuka-Bird is to play Natalie, a powerful stage actress who I know will bring depth and heart to the role” External link

breakingnews-ie Friday, June 10, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT



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Zadie Smith

Last updated on 2014-04-14T05:11+0300.

About this image

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Quotes... Extracted quotes from

Zadie Smith wrote : “Progress is never permanent, will always be threatened, must be redoubled, restated and reimagined if it is to survive,” External link

forbes Monday, February 15, 2021 6:23:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith notes : “it is possible to penetrate the bubble of privilege and pop it — whereas the suffering bubble is impermeable” External link

Hindu Saturday, December 19, 2020 1:55:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

theherald-au Saturday, November 21, 2020 11:08:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

watoday Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:41:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

brisbanetimes Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:16:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

smh Saturday, November 21, 2020 5:10:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “suffering is not relative; it is absolute ... it cannot be easily mediated by a third term like ‘privilege’” External link

theage Saturday, November 21, 2020 4:19:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

theherald-au Friday, October 2, 2020 6:20:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, October 2, 2020 3:03:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

theage Friday, October 2, 2020 2:42:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It’s something to do. I used to stand at podiums or in front of my own students and have that answer on the tip of my tongue, but knew if I said it aloud it would be mistaken for a joke or fake humility or perhaps plain stupidity,” “Now I am gratified to find this most honest of phrases in everybody’s mouths all of a sudden, and in answer to almost every question. Why did you bake that banana bread? It was something to do … Why dress the dog as a cat? It’s something to do … Out of an expanse of time, you carve a little area – that nobody asked you to carve – and you do ‘something’” External link

smh Friday, October 2, 2020 2:27:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith : “There will be many books written about the year 2020: historical, analytic, political and comprehensive accounts. This is not any of those. What I’ve tried to do is organize some of the feelings and thoughts that events, so far, have provoked in me, in those scraps of time the year itself has allowed” External link

repeatingislands Thursday, October 1, 2020 12:51:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

watoday Saturday, September 12, 2020 2:32:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

theherald-au Friday, September 11, 2020 1:33:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

smh Friday, September 11, 2020 11:47:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

brisbanetimes Friday, September 11, 2020 11:45:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith added : “is a friend of mine. I love that book, but I just, I don’t think that I’m the only middle aged person who felt this, I was just like, ‘In the middle of lockdown, it was like, do I need to see really good looking young people having sex?’ I do not. I do not need to add that to my day,” External link

theage Friday, September 11, 2020 11:27:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith said : “I really object to being lectured by people who had no place in the commons, who went to private schools ... telling people who lived and benefited from the commons that it’s insufficient that that pact was nothing, it was just hopeless liberalism” External link

msn-uk Tuesday, August 11, 2020 2:23:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith said : “I really object to being lectured by people who had no place in the commons, who went to private schools ... telling people who lived and benefited from the commons that it’s insufficient that that pact was nothing, it was just hopeless liberalism” External link

standard Tuesday, August 11, 2020 1:28:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “Patient zero of this particular virus stood on a slave ship four hundred years ago,” External link

newrepublic Tuesday, July 28, 2020 2:17:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “The infinite promise of American youth — a promise elaborately articulated by movies and advertisements and university prospectuses — has been an empty lie for so long that I notice my students joking about it with a black humor more appropriate to old men, to the veterans of wars” External link

nytimes Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:55:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith wrote ( about Mark Zuckerberg ) : “Everything shrinks. Individual character. Friendships. Language. Sensibility,” “In a way it’s a transcendent experience: we lose our bodies, our messy feelings, our desires, our fears. ... With Facebook, Zuckerberg seems to be trying to create ... an Internet with one mind, a uniform environment in which it genuinely doesn’t matter who you are, as long as you make ‘choices’ (which means, finally, purchases)” External link

msn-uk Monday, December 16, 2019 9:00:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “Time began to cautiously reshape itself around her broken body, and she found she wanted to be alone with it once more,” External link

independent-UK Sunday, October 13, 2019 12:02:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “We were heading toward all that makes life intolerable, feeling the only thing that makes it worthwhile. That was joy” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, July 18, 2019 8:06:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith told : “Identity is a huge pain in the arse,” External link

newstatesman Tuesday, April 23, 2019 8:03:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “black history the way many black people actually experience it ,” External link

nytimes Friday, December 7, 2018 12:13:00 AM EAT

Zadie Smith writes : “It turned out ― as my mother had guessed at once ― that there was no ‘Tracey’s father,’ at least not in the conventional, married sense,” “This, too, was an example of bad taste” External link

huffingtonpost-us-en Saturday, November 19, 2016 8:42:00 PM EAT

Zadie Smith said : “I am thrilled that NW is being made and especially pleased that Nikki Amuka-Bird is to play Natalie, a powerful stage actress who I know will bring depth and heart to the role” External link

breakingnews-ie Friday, June 10, 2016 7:10:00 PM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
écrivaine2.38%FR01/26/201726/01/2017
autre écrivaine2.38%FR01/26/201726/01/2017
author42.86%EN01/24/201724/01/2017
novelist40.48%EN01/03/201703/01/2017
writer9.52%EN09/08/201608/09/2016
english novelist2.38%EN06/17/201617/06/2016
Names Lang Count
Zadie SmithEN66.99%
Zadie SmithPT9.71%
Zadie SmithFR8.74%
Zadie SmithES7.28%
Zadie SmithHR6.80%
Zadie SmithDA0.49%


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