4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
on 16 August 2003
Not being the world's biggest Zadie Smith fan I was a bit hesitant about this book. But once I got over it I found myself reading the best collection of short stories I'd read in years. The book contains all the big names - the ones who end up on Oprah. But there are also gems by people I'd never heard of.
There are gimmicks aplenty in this book (one being a story about punctuation). But behind it all is great story telling. The way it should be.