join us on facebook rebus 30th anniversary
Search our site
Are You Sleeping by Kathleen Barber Read the opening extract of the brand new Kathleen Barber book before its publication on 27/12/2017

Kamila Shamsie Book and Novel

Kamila Shamsie - Author


Kamila Shamsie was born in 1973 in Pakistan. She is the author of four previous novels: In the City by the Sea, Kartography (both shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys / Mail on Sunday Prize), Salt and Saffron and Broken Verses. In 1999 she received the Prime Minister's Award for Literature and in 2004 the Patras Bokhari Award - both award by the Pakistan Academy of Letters. Kamila Shamsie lives in London and Karachi.

Kamila Shamsie is available for interview and is also an experienced journalist, broadcaster, speaker and chairperson at public events.

If you like Kamila Shamsie you might also like to read books by Bernadine Evaristo, Bernardine Bishop and Priya Basil.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Kamila Shamsie

Home Fire by Kamila Shamsie
Home Fire
Kamila Shamsie
Shortlisted for the Costa Book Awards 2017, Costa Novel Award | Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 A contemporary reimagining of Sophocles' Antigone, Home Fire is an urgent, fiercely compelling...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017
A God in Every Stone by Kamila Shamsie
A God in Every Stone
Kamila Shamsie
Shortlisted for the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2015. Summer, 1914. Young Englishwoman Vivian Rose Spencer is in an ancient land, about to discover the Temple of Zeus, the call of adventure, and love. Thousands of miles away a twenty-year-old...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2015
Burnt Shadows by Kamila Shamsie
Burnt Shadows
Kamila Shamsie
Shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction 2009 A stunning, captivating novel spanning generations and the globe. From the bombing of Nagasaki through to the attacks of 9/11 we follow Hiroko Tanaka’s life, the people she meets, the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 21/04/2009

Loading other books by Kamila Shamsie...


Author Info

Author's Facebook

Find Kamila Shamsie on Facebook

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...

Did you know

At Lovereading you can download and read an Opening Extract and an online review of books by Kamila Shamsie and hundreds of other authors.

Author 'Like for Like' recommendations


Books of the month/debuts of the month, kids/adults, fiction/non-fiction, free prize draws and free extracts, what's not to love?

Emma Smith

Lovereading has all the new books and also suggestions for 'similar' authors whilst waiting for your favourites new books.

Carol Peace

Love books. Love reading. Love reading books. And, here's the trick. Here's a website which caters for people like me.

Ian Harvey-brown

Lovereading are lovely people who send me lovely books. What's not to love?

Gavin Dimmock

Lovereading is pitched at just the right level for all the various types of people who enjoy reading in its many forms.

Pam Woodburn

I love the newsletter with reviews of all the new books coming out. Can't wait to open it when it arrives in my inbox.

Rachel Aygin

Lovereading helps me decide what real people read.

Kerry Bridges

Insightful reader reviews and unbiased recommendations. I don't know how I chose books before Lovereading! An essential for all book lovers.

Sarah Harper

Lovereading4kids

Lovereading4schools