Christina Lamb is one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents. She has reported all over the globe but her particular passions are Afghanistan and Pakistan which she has reported on since an unexpected wedding invitation led her to Karachi in 1987 when she was just 21. Within two years she had been named Young Journalist of the Year. Known for her passionate storytelling combined with depth of knowledge, she has since won numerous awards including five times being named Foreign Correspondent of the Year and Europe’s top war reporting prize, the Prix Bayeux and was named an OBE in 2013. Currently roving Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Sunday Times of London, her postings have included South Africa, Brazil and Washington and she is a frequent commentator on BBC, CNN and Sky News. She is the author of seven books including the bestselling The Africa House and I Am Malala with Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai and a patron of Afghan Connection which builds schools in Afghanistan and the Institute of War and Peace Reporting. Her latest book is Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World.


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