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Kamila Shamsie

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The Bold Type, The Devil Wears Prada and Women Bosses, Kamila Shamsie and Favourite Sandwiches

The Eat, Watch and Binge Read Podcast

In Episode 16 of the EWBR podcast, Anisha and Dhruv discuss that iconic institution, the (possibly not so humble) sandwich. Coronation chicken, bacon, salmon and cream cheese, egg mayo, with a sneak inclusion of the Dishoom naan roll by Dhruv. How do different cultures perceive this iconic masterpiece - light lunch, fun snack, boring stomach filler or all of the above? Then a drastic change in tone as we talk about Kamila Shamsie’s increasingly relevant book "Home Fire" - a modern day retelling (of sorts) of Antigone, set against the contemporary British political climate. On to telly/movies then -what is it with older women bosses being portrayed as horrible people? Anisha's been watching The Bold Type, which avoids the ye olde "Bitch Boss" stereotype and manages to do with nuance and skill what The Devil Wears Prada never did.All this and more - listen in now! EATDishoom bacon nan roll https://store.dishoom.com/?_ga=2.40199138.1360945484.1625834741-1503315731.1601583530 The story of the packaged sandwich https://www.theguardian.com/news/2017/nov/24/how-the-sandwich-consumed-britain Marks & Spencer Farmhouse Chedder sandwich BINGE READ Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie https://uk.bookshop.org/a/4569/9781408886793 WATCHThe Bold Type https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bold_Type Devil Wears Prada https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Devil_Wears_Prada_%28film%29 Follow the Eat Watch Binge Read Podcast at https://www.instagram.com/eatwatchbingeread/You can listen to all our episodes on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Anchor and wherever you get your podcasts. Just type EAT WATCH BINGE READ in the search bar.You can read Anisha's blog at http://www.fashionandfrappes.com and can follow on Instagram https://www.instagram.com/fashionandfrappes/ and contact Dhruv on https://www.instagram.com/eatwatchbingeread/--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app--- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/eatwatchbingeread/message


9 Jul 2021

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43. Kamila Shamsie on Refugee Tales and Julian Opie’s New Show

Break Out Culture With Ed Vaizey by Country and Town House

Subscribe to our Newsletters Follow Country & Town House on Twitter Follow Country & Town House on Instagram Plus historian James Holland on the Chalke Valley History Festival. We’re reading: Refugee Tales Volumes 1 to 3, Available from Gatwick Detainees Welfare Group https://www.gdwg.org.uk https://www.refugeetales.org/books We’re walking: In support of detainees 3rd and 4th July Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie We’re visiting:  Chalke Valley History Festival, 23rd to 27th June Julian Opie at Pitzhanger Manor, Ealing, 25th June to 24th October Edited and Produced by Alex Graham


20 Jun 2021

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#87 - Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Books and Boba

It's time to discuss our Books and Boba December 2019 book club pick, Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, a modern day retelling of the Greek tragedy Antigone. We discuss the book's themes of what loyalty to family, love, and country means when your people are considered enemies of the state, and the physical and psychological costs of the sacrifices people make to survive as diaspora immigrants.For additional thoughts and discussion, visit the Books & Boba Goodreads forums on Goodreads.Follow our hosts:Reera Yoo (@reeraboo)Marvin Yueh (@marvinyueh)Follow us:FacebookTwitterGoodreads GroupThe Books & Boba January 2020 pick is The Three-Body Problem by Cixin Liu & translated by Ken LiuThis podcast is part of Potluck: An Asian American Podcast Collective


3 Jan 2020

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Kamila Shamsie meets Akram Khan

Only Artists

The writer Kamila Shamsie meets the choreographer Akram Khan.Kamila Shamsie was born in Pakistan, and has published seven novels. Last year she won the Women’s Prize for Fiction with Home Fire, the story of two British Muslim sisters, and their jihadist brother - who wants to come home. Akram Khan first danced professionally as a young teenager, and formed his own company almost 20 years ago. He appeared in the London 2012 opening ceremony, and last year he gave his final performance dancing in a full-length piece. His latest work Outwitting the Devil is inspired by a newly discovered fragment of the Babylonian Epic of Gilgamesh, one of the world’s earliest surviving works of literature. Producer: Clare Walker


5 Jun 2019

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Episode 2: Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie

Coconut Juice Book Club

Described as a contemporary re-imagining of Sophocles's Antigone, British Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie's novel Home Fire deals with major clashes, between society, family and religious faith in modern day Britain. No wonder it took the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018.Follow us on instagram: https://bit.ly/2IZWIN6Follow us on twitter: https://bit.ly/2EIpXPaFollow us on goodreads: https://bit.ly/2LBIlOT


8 Feb 2019

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Ep. 42 Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie — The Stacks Book Club (Tawny Newsome)

The Stacks

Today on the podcast we're discussing Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie, and to join us for The Stacks Book Club, is actor, comedian, and podcast host, Tawny Newsome.Home Fire is a modern retelling of Antigone set against the backdrop of fear and anti-Muslim sentiments in modern day London. Shamsie won the Women's Prize for Home Fire in 2018, and we totally understand why. We've got all the spoilers this week, so make sure to read the book first, then come back and listen.Everything we talk about on today's episode can be found below in the show notes. The Stacks participates in affiliate programs, and shopping through the links below (mostly Amazon) helps support the show, at no cost to you.Home Fire by Kamila ShamsieYo, is this Racist? (Earlwolf and Andrew Ti)The Women's PrizeAntigone by SophoclesOedipus Rex by SophoclesMedea and Other Plays by EuripidesThe Rachel Maddow Show (MSNBC)BD Wong Van JonesScene on Radio (Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University)White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo Stamped from the Beginning by Ibram X. KendiWhite Chicks (Columbia Pictures)How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days (Paramount Pictures)She's All That (Miramax Films)Saul Bass (Art of the Title)Helen Yentus -- Be My CoverBen DenzerHomeland (Showtime)Orange is the New Black (Netflix)The Leftovers (HBO)Mouzam MakkarChampions (NBC)Kumail NanjianiA Series of Unfortunate Events (Netflix)Nobodies (TV Land)Usman AllyThis Is Us (NBC)Priyanka ChopraRiz AhmedBehzad Dabu (Behzad on The Stacks)Rami MalekGrey's Anatomy (ABC)Sunita ManiGlow (Netflix)Mr. Robot (USA)"If" (Janet Jackson, Youtube)FlywheelConnect with Tawny: Tawny's Instagram | Tawny's Twitter | Tawny's WebsiteConnect with The Stacks: Instagram | The Stacks Website | Facebook | Twitter | Subscribe | Patreon | Goodreads | Traci's InstagramTo contribute to The Stacks, join The Stacks Pack, and get exclusive perks, check out our Patreon page. We are beyond grateful for anything you're able to give to support the production of this show. If you prefer to do a one time contribution go to paypal.me/thestackspod.SponsorsAudible- to get your FREE audiobook download and FREE 30 day trial go to audibletrial.com/thestacks.My Mentor Book Club - for 50% off your first month of new nonfiction from My Mentor Book Club go to mymentorbookclub.com/thestacksThe Stacks participates in affiliate programs. We receive a small commission when products are purchased through links on this website, and this comes at no cost to you. Shopping through these links helps support the show, but does not effect opinions on books and products. For more information click here.

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16 Jan 2019

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A Good Read: Kamila Shamsie and Jeffrey Archer talk favourite books

Books and Authors

Harriett Gilbert is joined by authors Kamila Shamsie and Jeffrey Archer


13 Nov 2018

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Donal Ryan & Kamila Shamsie (2018 Event)

2018 Edinburgh International Book Festival

CROSSING CONTINENTS Donal Ryan's novels are a thrilling journey into the psyche of everyday Irish folk, but From a Low and Quiet Sea departs from his previous three books by extending its setting beyond rural Ireland into war-torn Syria. Kamila Shamsie’s highly praised Home Fire is another transnational novel, a contemporary take on the Antigone myth, looking at why people become radicalised in the modern world.


5 Nov 2018

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Against History - a short story by Kamila Shamsie.

The Art of Border Living Podcast

Kamila Shamsie is the author of six novels: In the City by the Sea (shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize); Salt and Saffron; Kartography (also shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize); Broken Verses; Burnt Shadows (shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction) and A God in Every Stone, which was shortlisted for the Baileys Prize, the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction and the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature. Home Fire was longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017, shortlisted for the Costa Best Novel Award, the Books Are My Bag Readers Awards 2018 and the London Hellenic Prize, and won the Women's Prize for Fiction 2018. Three of her novels have received awards from Pakistan's Academy of Letters. Kamila Shamsie is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature and was named aGranta Best of Young British Novelist in 2013; she was also awarded a South Bank Arts Award in 2018. She grew up in Karachi and now lives in London. The Art of Border Living 


3 Nov 2018

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Episode 15: Alternative Realities - Witches?, Kamila Shamsie, Kaytranada

Stance Podcast

Stance returns with its Alternative Realities series investigating the perception of Witches and what it means to be a be a witch in the UK, the US and India. Stance profiles the author Kamila Shamsie, whose most recent novel, Home Fire was Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Finally, we catch up with critically acclaimed DJ and Producer, Kaytranada. Stance is an independent arts, culture and current affairs podcast, exploring diverse, global perspectives. Stancepodcast.com @stancepodcast


28 Feb 2018