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  • Review: Ali Smith in conversation with Kamila Shamsie

    November 12, 2020

    Young Digital Reporter Grace Tomlinson discovers an interesting discussion across time at Ali Smith in conversation with Kamila Shamsie. This latest instalment, directed by Sarah Wood, in a series of what novelist Kamila Shamsie dubs ‘lockdown films’, combines audio of the conversation between Smith and Shamsie with long, peaceful visuals created by all three women. […]

  • Review: Pat Barker in conversation

    October 12, 2018

    Aisha Sodawala enjoys Pat Barker discussing her latest novel The Silence of the Girls. Kamila Shamsie was in conversation with Pat Barker in this event where Pat talked about her enthralling retelling of Homer’s The Iliad from the perspective of Briseis. On Pat’s first reading of The Iliad she not only saw these mighty violent […]