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Kamila Shamsie

Author of Home Fire

Includes the names: Kamila Shamise, Kamila Shamise, Shamsie Kamila

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Kamila Shamsie is the author of five novels: In the City by the Sea; Kartography (both shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize); Salt and Saffron; Broken Verses and Burnt Shadows which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction and has been translated into more than twenty languages. Three of her novels have received awards from Pakistan's Academy of Letters. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and in 2013 was named a Granta's Best of Young British Novelist. She made the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015 shortlist with her title A God in Every Stone. She is the author of Home Fires, published in 2017, for which she won the 2018 Women¿s Prize for Fiction. (Bowker Author Biography)
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Home Fire 1,374 copies, 71 reviews
Burnt Shadows 865 copies, 79 reviews
Kartography 309 copies, 7 reviews
Broken Verses 292 copies, 12 reviews
A God in Every Stone 246 copies, 13 reviews
Salt and Saffron 179 copies, 8 reviews
In the City by the Sea 93 copies, 5 reviews
Offence: The Muslim Case 6 copies, 1 review
Christmas Days: 12 Stories and 12 Feasts for 12 Days (Contributor) 283 copies, 15 reviews
The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories (Contributor) 223 copies, 8 reviews
Granta 112: Pakistan (Contributor) 155 copies, 1 review
Ox-Tales: Air (Contributor) 66 copies, 3 reviews
The Pilgrims (Foreword) 18 copies, 2 reviews
New Writing 13 (Contributor) 15 copies
Refugee Tales: Volume II (Contributor) 9 copies
Resist: Stories of Uprising (Contributor) 6 copies

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Kamila Shamsie was also awarded the City of Dortmund's Nelly Sachs Prize (€15,000) in Sept. 2019, which was withdrawn after the prize committee became aware of the German parliament's May 2019 declaration that the non-violent Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions (BDS) movement against Israel's apartheit treatment of the Palestinians was anti-semitic, and Shamsie's support for the BDS movement.
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