Wed September 5, 2012
Was Zadie Smith's Novel 'NW' Worth The Wait?
Originally published on Wed September 5, 2012 3:37 pm
Zadie Smith wrote her last novel On Beauty seven years ago — a long time in the anxious world of publishing. Her new novel NW was released in the U.S. on Monday. Critic Maureen Corrigan asks: Was it worth the wait?