Search - List of Books by Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie (born 1973) is a Pakistani novelist, who writes in the English language. She was brought up in Karachi and attended Karachi Grammar School.

She has a BA in Creative Writing from Hamilton College, and an MFA from the MFA Program for Poets & Writers at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, where she was influenced by the Kashmiri poet Agha Shahid Ali. Kamila wrote her first novel, In The City By The Sea, while she was still at UMass, and it was published in 1998. It was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys Prize in the UK, and she received the Prime Minister's Award for Literature in Pakistan in 1999. Her second novel, Salt and Saffron, followed in 2000, after which she was selected as one of Orange's 21 Writers of the 21st century. Her third novel, Kartography, received widespread critical acclaim and was shortlisted for the John Llewellyn Rhys award in the UK. Both "Kartography" and her next novel, Broken Verses have won the Patras Bukhari Award from the Academy of Letters in Pakistan. Her fifth novel "Burnt Shadows" has been shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction. Her books have been translated in a number of languages.

She is also a reviewer and columnist - primarily for the Guardian- and has been a judge for several literary awards including The Orange Award for New Writing and The Guardian First Book Award.

She is the daughter of the famous literary journalist, compiler and editor Muneeza Shamsie, niece of Attia Hosain and granddaughter of the writer, Begum Jahanara Habibullah. Her sister is Saman Shamsie who currently teaches O- level Physics and SAT writing and reading at Karachi Grammar School.

In 2009, she donated the short story The Desert Torso to Oxfam's 'Ox-Tales' project, four collections of UK stories written by 38 authors. Her story was published in the 'Air' collection.

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Total Books: 34
Home Fire A Novel
2017 - Home Fire a Novel (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9780735217683
ISBN-10: 0735217688
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

2017 - Home Fire Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017 (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781408886786
ISBN-10: 1408886782

The Djinn in Love and Other Stories
2017 - The Djinn in Love and Other Stories (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781781084175
ISBN-10: 1781084173
Genre: Literature & Fiction

The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories
2017 - The Djinn Falls in Love and Other Stories (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781781084168
ISBN-10: 1781084165
Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy

A God in Every Stone
2016 - A God in Every Stone (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781632864154
ISBN-10: 1632864150
Genre: Literature & Fiction

God in Every Stone
2015 - God in Every Stone (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781408847237
ISBN-10: 140884723X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

A God in Every Stone A Novel
2014 - A God in Every Stone a Novel (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781937894306
ISBN-10: 1937894304
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

Burnt Shadows
2012 - Burnt Shadows [Arabic edition] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9789992142585
ISBN-10: 9992142588
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Burnt Shadows
2009 - Burnt Shadows (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780312551872
ISBN-10: 0312551878
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Offence The Muslim Case
2009 - Offence the Muslim Case [Manifestos for the Twenty-First Century] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781906497033
ISBN-10: 1906497036
Genres: History, Religion & Spirituality, Politics & Social Sciences

Verbrannte Verse
2006 - Verbrannte Verse (Other)
ISBN-13: 9783833303982
ISBN-10: 3833303980

Broken Verses
2006 - Broken Verses (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747578932
ISBN-10: 0747578931
Genre: Literature & Fiction

In the City by the Sea
2004 - In the City By the Sea (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780747571643
ISBN-10: 0747571643
Genre: Literature & Fiction

2004 - Kartography (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780156029735
ISBN-10: 0156029731
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

2004 - Kartographie (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9783827005212
ISBN-10: 3827005213

Salt and Saffron
2002 - Salt and Saffron (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781582342610
ISBN-10: 158234261X
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.6/5 Stars.