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Live edition: Elif Shafak and Fatima Bhutto
For a special airing of the show we are live from Maryleboneâ€™s Daunt Books, in conversation with two inspiring novelists.
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Little Atoms 564 - Fatima Bhutto's The Runaways
Fatima Bhutto was born in Kabul, Afghanistan, in 1982. She grew up in Syria and Pakistan. She is the author of four previous books, most recently the highly acclaimed The Shadow of the Crescent Moon which was longlisted in 2014 for the Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction. Her latest novel is The Runaways.
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The author is the niece of former Pakistani prime minister Benazir Bhutto and part of the Pakistani political dynasty. In her memoir â€˜Songs of Blood and Swordâ€™, she tells the story of a turbulent and tragic family history. Her latest book, â€˜The Runawaysâ€™, is a story about radicalism, belonging and muslim identity. She talks to Georgina Godwin about growing up in exile, Islamophobia and K-pop.