KAMILA SHAMSIE is the author of seven novels, which have been translated into over 20 languages. HOME FIRE was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize, BURNT SHADOWS was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction, and A GOD IN EVERY STONE was shortlisted for the Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction. Three of her other novels—IN THE CITY BY THE SEA, KARTOGRAPHY, and BROKEN VERSES—have received awards from the Pakistan Academy of Letters. Shamsie has written a work of nonfiction, OFFENCE: THE MUSLIM CASE, and also writes essays and criticism for The Guardian. She is a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was named one of Granta’s Best of Young British Novelists.
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