Articles by Sameer Rahim
The American writer talks God, guns and her friendship with President Obama
Sameer Rahim / October 15, 2015
Faber, £20 In his last novel, The Museum of Innocence, Orhan Pamuk (interview on page 72) told a story of romantic obsession among Istanbul’s elite. His new work, A Strangeness in My Mind, tells...
A Brief History of Seven Killing has a ferocious energy that carries you along
Sameer Rahim / October 12, 2015
The Nobel laureate says he cannot keep quiet while Turkey’s President attacks freedom of speech
Sameer Rahim / October 8, 2015
The Belarusian investigative journalist has written about Russia's darkest moments
Mantel talks about the former Tory PM, and why Jeremy Corbyn is no Robespierre
Sameer Rahim / September 17, 2015
1606: William Shakespeare and the Year of Lear by James Shapiro (Faber & Faber, £20) Biographies of William Shakespeare tend to be unsatisfying because the playwright left so few traces of...
Going Up by Frederic Raphael (Robson Press, £25) As he reveals in this enjoyable and often funny memoir, the novelist and screenwriter Frederic Raphael has always relished being an outsider. Born...
Glyndebourne's new production of Saul is full of visual coups
Sameer Rahim / July 22, 2015
Ahead of his Glyndebourne debut, the Australian director defends Covent Garden's controversial William Tell