Articles by Sameer Rahim
A powerful new play questions whether our well-meaning desire to help war-torn nations is futile
Far and Away: Essays from the Brink of Change by Andrew Solomon (Chatto & Windus, £14.99) Andrew Solomon, the author of superb books on depression and parenting, began his career as a...
Sameer Rahim / August 11, 2016
The author speaks to Sameer Rahim, Prospect’s Arts and Books Editor
Twelve years ago Philip Roth wrote a counter-factual novel in which an extreme right-wing populist wins the presidency. It seems less fanciful by the day
The historian speaks to Prospect's Arts and Books Editor Sameer Rahim
Geoffrey Hill, who died in June, believed in expressiveness not self-expression
'when the fictional stakes are raised, these stories can be both involving and satisfying. One to watch. '
What does it mean to be a man in 2016? All the talk of men being “in crisis” is overblown—as a group they still earn more than women, and still dominate parliament, the judiciary and...
"The solution is to find a place for Islam in the democratic process."
Sameer Rahim / July 4, 2016
The production at the Southbank had a vital, unpretentious clarity