Tagged: Satire

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


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


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 […]