Articles by Sameer Rahim
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
The Lebanese novelist reflects on the civil war engulfing the Middle East and what it takes to forgive
As hundreds of libraries close across the country, it is time to think radically about how to reinvent them
The Lost Art of Sinking by Naomi Booth (Penned in the Margins, £12.99) Since the phenomenal success of Eimear McBride’s experimental novel A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing (five awards and...