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
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
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
Benedict Cumberbatch, Shami Chakrabarti and Thom Yorke are among the famous names who have written to Father Christmas as part of Letters Live.
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 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
Shami Chakrabarti is to give The Reading Agency Lecture.
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
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
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