Zadie Smith and Haruki Murakami: Future Classics


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By Angourie Rice. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Hello and welcome back to The Community Library! This week’s episode is continuing the theme from way back in December: Classics! In this episode, I analyse and compare Zadie Smith’s White Teeth and Haruki Murakami’s Norwegian Wood, and what makes both of them future classics.

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  • Other episodes pertaining to the theme of Classics
  • Episode 2.6 – From Dickens to Woolf: What is a Classic?
  • Episode 2.7 – “He’s Not Bad at Writing”: Thoughts on Shakespeare with Laurence

The Community Library Awards 2019 blog post in which I talk about why Zadie Smith was my favourite author in 2019.

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