Somewhere in Northwest London stands Caldwell housing estate, a relic of 70s urban planning. Thirty years later four ex-Caldwell kids have all made it out, with varying degrees of success--whatever that means. Living only streets apart, they occupy separate worlds.
About the Author
ZADIE SMITH was born in north-west London in 1975. She is the author of "White Teeth," "The Autograph Man," "On Beauty," and the essay collection "Changing My Mind."