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Tahmima Anam

June 9, 2016

Tahmima Anam



Tahmima Anam was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh in 1975. She was raised in Paris, New York City, and Bangkok. Renowned satirist Abul Mansur Ahmed is her grandfather.After studying at Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University, she earned a PhD in Social Anthropology.Her first novel, A Golden Age, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Costa First Novel Prize, and was the winner of the 2008 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. It was translated into 22 languages.Her writing has been published in Granta, The New York Times, and the Guardian.

She lives in London.

List of Books written by her

  1. A Golden Age
  2. The Good Muslim
  3. Fifty Shades of Feminism
  4. Six Shorts 2014
  5. The Bones of Grace: A Novel
  6. Anwar Gets Everything
  7. Why Willows Weep: Contemporary Tales from the Woods by Rachel Billington, Tahmima Anam, William Fiennes, Susan Elderkin
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