Books by Tahmima Anam

THE GOOD MUSLIM by Tahmima Anam
Released: Aug. 2, 2011

In the free-standing second installment of her planned trilogy about Bangladesh, Anam (A Golden Age, 2008) transfers her focus from a mother who sacrificed so much before and during the war for national independence to her children, grown and at odds in the revolution's painful aftermath.

The narration shifts between the mid-1980s, when disillusioned Bangladeshis find themselves under the rule of a corrupt dictatorship, and the '70s, when the war has just ended. Read full book review >

A GOLDEN AGE by Tahmima Anam
Released: Jan. 8, 2008

"Panoramic in its sense of history, intensely personal in its sense of drama—a wonderfully sad yet joyous read."
This remarkably moving and assured debut, the first in a planned trilogy, tells the story of Bangladesh's 1971 war for independence through the eyes of a widow who will do anything to ensure her children's survival. Read full book review >