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LONDON | Kamila Shamsie’s ‘Home Fire’ wins Women’s Prize for Fiction

LONDON (AP) — Pakistani-British writer Kamila Shamsie has won the international Women’s Prize for Fiction with “Home Fire,” a novel about love, radicalism and conflicting loyalties in the post-9/11 era. Shamsie was awarded the 30,000 pound ($40,000) prize at a ceremony in London Wednesday. Loosely based on Sophocles’ ancient Greek tragedy “Antigone,” her novel centers … Continue reading LONDON | Kamila Shamsie’s ‘Home Fire’ wins Women’s Prize for Fiction