Tahmima Anam

Tahmima Anam

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Tahmima Anam was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh. She was selected as a Granta Best of Young British Novelist 2013. Her first novel, A Golden Age, was shortlisted for the Guardian First Book Award and the Costa First Novel Award, and was the winner of the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize for Best First Book. Her second novel, The Good Muslim, was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature and was also longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize. Her latest novel, The Bones of Grace, was published in 2016. She lives in London.

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She had witnessed the birth of so many of these beings, held their hands as they left their sea-scapes and came ashore, but she had never allowed herself the thought that it might someday be hers

The Good Muslim

Tahmima Anam

It could have been a smile, or it could have been a grimace. And the tickle in her throat could have been a chuckle or it could have been tears. It was mixed up: sad; funny; unfunny

A Golden Age

Tahmima Anam

I’ve only ever been a hair away from being utterly alone in the world

The Bones of Grace

Tahmima Anam

Watch The Garden of Readin’s review of The Bones of Grace

A beautiful trailer for The Bones of Grace by Tahmima Anam.