Klein is an award-winning journalist and author of the critically acclaimed international bestsellers The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, No Logo: Taking Aim at the Brand Bullies and This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, which was one of the New York Times 100 Notable Books of the Year 2014.
She follows in the footsteps of Marina Warner, Rashid Khalidi, Ahdaf Soueif, Noam Chomsky, Raja Shehadeh and Daniel Barenboim in an annual event that aims to emphasise the forward-looking nature of Said’s work. It provides his legacy with a public platform in the very heart of cultural and intellectual life in the UK.
The Edward W. Said London Lecture will take place Wednesday 4 May and is presented by A.M. Qattan Foundation/The Mosaic Rooms and the London Review of Books. [Find out more]