Articles by Sameer Rahim
Funny Girl by Nick Hornby (Penguin, £7.99) In this warm and funny novel, Nick Hornby pays homage to the television comedy culture of the 1960s—and examines the changing role and perception of...
Sameer Rahim / July 16, 2015
The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud (Oneworld, £8.99) Kamel Daoud is one of Algeria’s most outspoken journalists, often criticising his own country and the wider Muslim world for its...
Sameer Rahim / July 13, 2015
Glyndebourne's superb production of Benjamin Britten's opera asks some troubling questions
The Ancients and the Postmoderns by Fredric Jameson (Verso, £20) The greatest works of art, whether modern or postmodern, have one unifying ambition: to invent new forms that grasp a specific...
How a Schubert sonata can reflect the rhythms of life
Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman is tragic and despairing while Steve Waters's new play Temple offers redemption
As a new exhibition of his works opens at Glyndebourne, the artist argues that German culture is entwined with power
The themes in Glyndebourne's opera season are powerfully dramatised in this superbly-sung new production
The Bamboo Stalk, Saud Alsanousi (Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation, £16.99) The Kuwaiti novelist Saud Alsanousi has found an original way to write about the perennial themes of the Arab novel: the...
Sameer Rahim / April 30, 2015
The winner of the 2015 Wellcome Prize has written a poignant memoir about coping with her husband's terminal illness