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Zia Haider Rahman is a British novelist who was born in Bangladesh and raised in the UK. His debut novel, In the Light of What We Know, was published in 2014 to international critical acclaim. In August 2015, Rahman was awarded the prestigious James Tait Black Memorial Prize, Britain’s oldest literary prize. In 2016 he was the recipient of the inaugural International Ranald MacDonald prize.Rahman has been appointed to a Radcliffe Fellowship for 2017-18 at Harvard University, and to a 2019 Director’s Visitor at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton.Rahman is also an Eric and Wendy Schmidt Fellow 2017 at New America, Washington DC.He was awarded the Michael & Nina Sundell and the James Silberman & Selma Shapiro Fellowships at Yaddo in 2017. Rahman is also a Senior Fellow at the Bruno Kreisky Forum, Vienna.The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University website states Rahman is working on his second novel, the working title for which is 'Creation'. He is also a regular contributor to BBC Radio 4's 'A Point of View'

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„... there is a virtue attached to intelligence, but lets suppose that we are all intelligent enough to know that intelligence is not a virtue; that the people who made the atom bomb were very intelligent, and that really virtue resides in how we conduct ourselves...“

—  Zia Haider Rahman
"Zia Haider Rahman's In The Light of What We Know" Books& Arts in ABC http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/booksandarts/zia-haider-rahman/6517150?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter June 3, 2015. Retrieved on 2015-06-03.

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„... Britain has a hugely inflated sense of self....“

—  Zia Haider Rahman
"Zia Haider Rahman in the Reckford Lecture in European Studies “Brexit: The Reckoning”'at the University of North Carolina" http://https://twitter.com/iah_unc/status/966830318778028032 Feb 22, 2018. Retrieved on 2018-02-25.

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