Kamila Shamsie '94 Featured in NPR Story About Emerging Pakistani Writers
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Kamila Shamsie '94 was featured in a story about emerging Pakistani writers on NPR (5/29/09). Shamsie's most recent book – her fifth novel – is Burnt Shadows, which has won rave reviews in Britain and elsewhere. The NPR story noted that there's "plenty to cheer about in Paksistan's burgeoning literary scene." Shamsie said "There are a number of us being read and it's creating a sense (for young Pakistanis) that writing is viable and something that can be done."