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28 Books Every Woman Should Read

5. 'Swing Time' By Zadie Smith
As a story about a childhood friendship that eventually comes to an end, Swing Time is about the paths we take and how those paths define us. It's also about the past we all have and just can't ultimately shake, no matter how much we sometimes may like to. At the end of the day, we are who we are — it doesn't matter where we end up or how far away from home it brings us.