Ideas / Belonging

Elizabeth Day with Sathnam Sanghera

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Sathnam Sanghera is a writer, journalist and broadcaster. Born to Punjabi parents in the West Midlands in 1976. He entered the education system unable to speak English but, after attending Wolverhampton Grammar School, graduated from Christ’s College, Cambridge with a first class degree in English Language and Literature. His third book, Empireland: How Imperialism Has Been Shaped Modern Britain became an instant Sunday Times bestseller. He has won numerous awards for his journalism, including Young Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards in 2002 , Media Commentator of the year in the 2015 Comment Awards and the Edgar Wallace Trophy for Writing of the Highest Quality at the 2017 London Press Club Awards.