Tahmima Anam’s first novel, “A Golden Age”, won the Best First Book in the Commonwealth Writers’ Prize 2008 and went on to be translated into 27 languages. It was followed by “The Good Muslim” and “The Bones of Grace”. She is the recipient of an O. Henry Prize and has been named one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists. She was a contributing opinion writer for ‘The New York Times’ and was recently elected as a fellow of the Royal Society of Literature. Born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, she attended Mount Holyoke College and Harvard University and now lives in London, where she is on the board of ROLI, a music tech company founded by her husband. Her latest novel “The Startup Wife” was released earlier this year (2021).