Kamila Shamsie

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Hundreds of authors protest after Kamila Shamsie's book award is revoked
Nelly Sachs prize was withdrawn over Shamsie’s support for boycotting Israel, prompting more than 250 fellow writers to defend her stance

Alison Flood

23, Sep, 2019 @10:20 AM

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Kamila Shamsie’s book award withdrawn over her part in Israel boycott
Nelly Sachs prize was given to Shamsie this month, but its German jury has reversed decision because of the novelist’s pro-Palestinian activism

Alison Flood

19, Sep, 2019 @4:00 PM

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Impossible times for political novels | Letters
Letters: Peter Taylor-Gooby and Doug Sandle respond to Dorian Lynskey’s article on the death of the political novel

Letters

28, Aug, 2019 @4:15 PM

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Black soldiers’ role in the first world war | Letters
Letters: While it is true that on the western front British West Indies troops were used mainly as labour units, they were certainly armed, writes Ian Wishart

Letters

19, Oct, 2018 @3:54 PM

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Kamila Shamsie on Trench Brothers: an ode to whitewashed war heroes
The stories of more than a million men who fought in the first world war for Britain – and against racism in their own ranks – have gone untold. A new theatre show sets the record straight

Kamila Shamsie

16, Oct, 2018 @9:54 AM

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Ghost Wall by Sarah Moss review – back to the iron age
Ancient rituals and present-day abuse converge in a brief and brilliant novel with its roots in England’s deep past

Sarah Crown

28, Sep, 2018 @6:28 AM

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On my radar: Kamila Shamsie’s cultural highlights
The Home Fire author on the all-female Ocean’s 8, Springsteen, and the clashing Wimbledon and World Cup finals

Kamila Shamsie

08, Jul, 2018 @8:00 AM

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Kamila Shamsie: 'We have to find reasons for optimism'
The award-winning writer on prophecy, political pessimism and her love of London

Claire Armitstead

08, Jun, 2018 @1:33 PM

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Kamila Shamsie wins Women's prize for fiction for 'story of our times'
Home Fire, which reworks Sophocles’ Antigone to tell the story of a British family caught up by Isis, takes £30,000 award

Alison Flood

06, Jun, 2018 @6:08 PM

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True story: Kamila Shamsie on predicting the rise of Sajid Javid
In her 2016 novel Home Fire, the author created a Tory home secretary with Pakistani Muslim parents – an idea she initially dismissed as ridiculous

Kamila Shamsie

03, May, 2018 @5:30 AM

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Ali Smith, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hilary Mantel top poll of best UK and Irish authors
Critics, academics and authors vote to find ‘the new Elizabethans’, to correct the tendency to champion older authors as the literary establishment

Alison Flood

05, Apr, 2018 @12:29 PM

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Golden Man Booker prize launched to find the best ever winner
UK’s leading prize for fiction to mark its 50th year by calling on star judges to winnow down previous honorees before a public vote on an overall victor

Sian Cain

16, Feb, 2018 @12:01 AM

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