Tag Archive: Zia Haider Rahman

Nov 26

So Who Should Have Won The Goldsmith Prize

As I announced in this post the winner of the Goldsmith Prize was Ali Smith for How To Be Both.  But did it deserve the 10,000 pounds? Before I answer this momentous question, here’s a refresher of the books that were nominated: Outline by Rachel Cusk (Faber & Faber) The Absent Therapist by Will Eaves (CB …

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Nov 16

Book Review: In The Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman

The TL;DR Review For Those Who Haven’t Read The Book  What’s The Book About? It’s a conversation or confession between two close friends – Zafar and an unnamed narrator – who haven’t seen each other in six years.  It’s about colonialism, class, the Global Financial Crisis, maths (especially Godel’s Incompleteness Theorem) and the Bangladesh War …

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