Tagged: Satire

Zadie Smith’s “White Teeth” is an Impressive Melting Pot of a Saga

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Zadie Smith’s White Teeth was published in 2000 and received critical acclaim. The novel won numerous awards, including Time Magazine’s 2005 list of 100 Best English-Language Novels since 1923. I think White Teeth is a magnificent work of fiction filled with wit, satire, depth, and a cast of unforgettable characters. The novel takes place in […]

Holidays on Ice: Satire Sans Humor

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Me Talk Pretty One Day put¬†David Sedaris on the map as one of the funniest writers of our time. So even though Holidays on Ice is not nearly as enjoyable, I still admire Sedaris. Holidays on Ice, like Me Talk Pretty One Day, is a book of short stories. The theme of Holidays, as its […]