She's been compared to Virginia Woolf and Charles Dickens. The incomplete manuscript of her first novel earned her a paycheck of a quarter of a million pounds -- while she was still in university. She is Zadie Smith. And her highly-anticipated novel, NW, is set to hit stores next week. When a book carries that kind of buzz, it's time for a little feature we like to call Should I Read It? Day 6 contributor Becky Toyne, editor and books columnist, is here to help you decide.
For your chance to win a copy of the book, send an email with your mailing address to day6 at cbc dot ca, with the subject line "NW", and we'll enter you in our random draw.
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