Tagged: Shami Chakrabarti

Chakrabarti welcomes Year of Publishing Women in 2018

Shadow attorney general Shami Chakrabarti has expressed support for Kamila Shamsie’s proposal for a Year of Publishing Women in 2018 ahead of the publication of... Read more

Chakrabarti takes on global gender injustice in new book

Human rights campaigner Shami Chakrabarti is publishing a new book with Allen Lane this October, Of Women, making the case for "radical positive action in every sphere of life to... Read more

Chakrabarti joins judges for Book Trust Lifetime Achievement Award

One of Britain’s leading human rights campaigners and former director of political pressure group Liberty, Shami Chakrabarti, has joined the judging panel for this year’s... Read more

Cumberbatch writes to Santa for Letters Live

Benedict Cumberbatch, Shami Chakrabarti and Thom Yorke are among the famous names who have written to Father Christmas as part of Letters Live. Read more

Chakrabarti: 'Story-telling vital to defend liberty'

Shami Chakrabarti, the director of Liberty, has praised “the enduring power of the written word” - both “for good or ill” - while criticising government for... Read more

Penguin Books pays out over MoD libel

Penguin Books has agreed to pay an undisclosed sum in compensation to the former director general of legal services at the Ministry of Defence, Martin... Read more

Chakrabarti to give The Reading Agency Lecture

Shami Chakrabarti is to give The Reading Agency Lecture. Read more

Ali Smith wins Baileys Women's Prize

Ali Smith has won the 2015 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction with How to be Both (Hamish Hamilton).  Smith was announced as the 20th winner... Read more

Experience tells on Baileys Women's Prize shortlist

Five writers on the six-strong shortlist for this year’s Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction – Rachel Cusk, Kamila Shamsie, Ali Smith, Anne Tyler and Sarah... Read more

Dunmore, Bates and Chakrabarti judge Baileys 2015

The Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction judging panel for 2015 will be chaired by Liberty director Shami Chakrabarti and includes columnist Grace Dent and Laura... Read more

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