Uzodinma Iweala is the Nigerian-American author of Beasts of No Nation. Salman Rushdie said, "This is one of those rare occasions when you see a first novel and you think, this guy is going to be very, very good." With On Beauty, her most recent novel, Zadie Smith cemented her reputation as an irreverent observer of family, race and class. Ms. Smith is also author of White Teeth and The Autograph Man, as well as Changing My Mind, a collection of essays.
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Many of you have asked how you can help 92Y as we face tremendous financial losses due to COVID-19. You can help sustain our beloved institution and support the creation of new, online programming that will bring comfort and inspiration to our community. Thank you.