About Christina Lamb

Christina Lamb is a bestselling author and one of Britain’s leading foreign correspondents. Since starting out in Peshawar where her despatches with the Afghan mujaheddin fighting the Russians saw her named Young Journalist of the Year in the British Press Awards in 1988, she has won Foreign Correspondent of the Year five times as well as the Prix Bayeux,Europe’s most prestigious award for war correspondents and was awarded an OBE by the Queen in 2013.

Currently Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Sunday Times as well as a Global Fellow for the Wilson Centre for International Affairs in Washington DC, Christina has been based in Islamabad and Rio de Janeiro for the Financial Times and Johannesburg and Washington for the Sunday Times.

She has written seven books including the bestselling I Am Malala with Malala Yousafzai, named Nonfiction Book of the Year in the British Book Awards; The Africa House; and Small Wars Permitting. Her latest book is Farewell Kabul: From Afghanistan to a More Dangerous World.

An inspirational speaker, who has given talks all over the world, she was chosen by top-selling women's magazine Grazia as one of its Icons of the Decade. Her portrait has been in the National Portrait Gallery and the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford. She is on the boards of the Institute of War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) and Afghan Connection. She is married with one son.



Christina Lamb OBE

One of Britain's leading foreign correspondents, bestselling author and inspirational speaker.
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