Aug 16, 2012 — In fiction, novelists Sebastian Rotella and Tahmima Anam explore cultural frictions along South America's "triple border" and in Bangladesh, respectively. In nonfiction, Jermaine Jackson remembers his brother Michael, and Charles King explores the history of Odessa, Ukraine.
Jul 31, 2011 — Against the backdrop of the aftermath of the war for Bangladeshi independence, the central characters in Tahmima Anam's novel — a brother and sister — take very divergent religious pathways. The author discusses the idea of a family rebuilding as their nation does the same.
Jan 29, 2008 — A Golden Age tells the story of Bangladesh's 1971 war for independence through the eyes of a young widow fighting to keep her children safe. The novel is the first from writer Tahmima Anam.
Jan 11, 2008 — Tahmima Anam grew up mostly in the West, but tells the story of the Bangladesh war for independence in her first novel, A Golden Age. The inspiration? Her grandmother, who lived through those tumultuous times.
Jul 29, 2011 — NPR coverage of The Good Muslim: A Novel by Tahmima Anam. News, author interviews, critics' picks and more.