Abdulrazak Gurnah

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Margaret Atwood and Neil Gaiman among authors signed up for Ukrainian book festival
Lviv BookForum is partnering with Hay festival for a programme of in-person and online events, which will be streamed free from 6-9 October

Sarah Shaffi

13, Sep, 2022 @9:29 AM

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Abdulrazak Gurnah: ‘My comfort reading is cricket reports’
The Tanzanian-born Nobel laureate on James Baldwin, brilliant contemporary African writers and reading cricket reports

Abdulrazak Gurnah

22, Jul, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Top 10 novels about neighbours | Ayşegül Savaş
From commune-dwellers to lodgers in miniature, the people we live alongside make intriguing subjects for fiction

Ayşegül Savaş

11, May, 2022 @2:15 PM

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Hay festival returns with its first in-person event for three years
Nobel laureate Abdulrazak Gurnah, Bernardine Evaristo, Elif Shafak and Benedict Cumberbatch are among those taking part in the 11-day gathering in Welsh border town

Lucy Knight

05, Apr, 2022 @11:00 AM

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Top 10 world-spanning novels | CA Davids
Writers from David Mitchell to Graham Greene and Rachel Kushner tell stories that seek out interconnectedness, testing and pulling at the idea of nationhood

CA Davids

02, Mar, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Nobel winner Abdulrazak Gurnah says ‘writing cannot be just about polemics’
The Zanzibari novelist spoke of migration, colonialism and how he became a writer in his acceptance lecture on Tuesdsay

Alison Flood

08, Dec, 2021 @10:50 AM

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The Guardian view on the Nobel prize in literature: beauty out of universal loss | Editorial
Editorial: Abdulrazak Gurnah may be writing about leaving Zanzibar for Britain, but he gives voice to displaced people everywhere


17, Oct, 2021 @5:25 PM

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‘I could do with more readers!’ – Abdulrazak Gurnah on winning the Nobel prize for literature
His lyrical novels about exile and loss enjoy critical acclaim but modest sales. Now he’s Zanzibar’s second most famous son – and £840,000 richer. The writer talks about racism on British buses, Priti Patel, and why books have to entertain

David Shariatmadari

11, Oct, 2021 @4:32 PM

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Abdulrazak Gurnah: where to start with the Nobel prize winner
Novelist Maaza Mengiste on how the Nobel laureate has explored exile in all its forms throughout his career

Maaza Mengiste

08, Oct, 2021 @3:41 PM

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