Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie: The Anatomy of a Friendship

Nandini Nair

In her new novel, Kamila Shamsie moves between Karachi of the late 1980s and London of today. She speaks to Open about how childhood bonds can fray and strengthen over time

The Garden of Forking Paths

After two decades, Pankaj Mishra returns with a novel. Upamanyu Chatterjee makes his debut as a crime writer. Booker-winning authors Julian Barnes and Douglas Stuart release their much awaited novels

Best Books of 2017

This year threw up numerous gems from some expected but mostly unexpected corners

The Lowland Achieves New Heights

Jhumpa Lahiri wins the 2015 DSC Prize for South Asian Literature for The Lowland

‘It’s All in the Soil’

Kamila Shamsie’s new novel animates history with textures of fruit, blood and stone


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