Written during the early months of lockdown, Intimations explores ideas and questions prompted by an unprecedented situation. Suffused with a profound intimacy and compassion in response to these extraordinary times, Smith clears a generous space for thought, open enough for each reader to reflect on what has happened, and what should come next. Deeply personal and powerfully evocative, a short and timely series of reflective essays by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time.
Intimations by Zadie Smith
Deeply personal and powerfully moving, a short and timely series of essays on the experience of lockdown, by one of the most clear-sighted and essential writers of our time
From the critically acclaimed author of Feel Free, Swing Time, White Teeth and many more
Crafted with the sharp intelligence, wit and style that have won Zadie Smith millions of fans, and suffused with a profound intimacy and tenderness in response to these unprecedented times, Intimations is a vital work of art, a gesture of connection and an act of love – an essential book in extraordinary times.