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Tahmima Anam


Tahmima Anam was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 1975. Her father is the editor and publisher of Daily Star, an English-language newspaper in Bangladesh. She attended Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University, where she took a Ph. D. in social anthropology in 2005. As well as novels, she has written for various newspapers and magazines. She was named as one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists in 2013.

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Tahmima Anam
New fiction star taps Bangladeshi roots (profile)
Troubled waters in Bangladesh (article by Anam)


2007 A Golden Age
2011 The Good Muslim
2016 The Bones of Grace
2019 Aahe Kattar Tari (novel)
2021 The Startup Wife (novel)
2021 The Face: Third World Blues (immigration)