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Tahmima Anam

b. 1975

Tahmima Anam was elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature in 2016.

Tahmima Anam is an anthropologist and a novelist. Her debut novel, A Golden Age, was winner of the 2008 Commonwealth Writers Prize for Best First Book. In 2013, she was named one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists. She is a Contributing Opinion Writer for The New York Times and was a judge for the 2016 Man Booker Prize. Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, she was educated at Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University and now lives in Hackney, East London.

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Articles by Tahmima Anam

On the Same Page: Tahmima Anam and Ian Rankin

A BBC Arts and Ideas podcast, part of Bradford Literature Festival

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