Kamila Shamsie

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When

Nov 18, 2017
from 05:30 PM to 06:30 PM

Where

Peter Williams Lecture Theatre, Fielding Johnson Building South Wing, University of Leicester

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Acclaimed writer, Kamila Shamsie, is the author of seven novels. Her fictions range confidently across time and nations, bringing a global perspective to contemporary life, politics and relationships. After a reading from her powerful new novel, Home Fire, long-listed for the 2017 Booker Prize, Shamsie will be in conversation with Fiona Tolan, discussing Home Fire and other works. This event is held in partnership with the Contemporary Women’s Writing Association.

Kamila Shamsie

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Authors who have visited Literary Leicester include: Lauren Child, Louis de Bernières, Colin Dexter, Carol Ann Duffy, Michael Frayn, Amitav Ghosh, Germain Greer, Linton Kwesi Johnon, Penelope Lively, David Lodge, Roger McGough, Will Self, Colm Tóibín, Sue Townsend, Fay Weldon and Jaqueline Wilson

"A serious gathering, seriously run, with a seriously cosmopolitan audience... Even I enjoyed it..." Will Self

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