P&P Live! Tahmima Anam — THE STARTUP WIFE - with Megha Majumdar

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021 - 12:00pm

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Meet Asha Ray. Brilliant coder and possessor of a Pi tattoo, Asha is poised to revolutionize artificial intelligence when she is reunited with her high school crush, Cyrus Jones.

Cyrus inspires Asha to write a new algorithm. Before she knows it, she’s abandoned her PhD program, they’ve exchanged vows, and gone to work at an exclusive tech incubator called Utopia.

The platform creates a sensation, with millions of users seeking personalized rituals every day. Will Cyrus and Asha’s marriage survive the pressures of sudden fame, or will she become overshadowed by the man everyone is calling the new messiah?

The Startup Wife is a radical vision of human connection and a wickedly funny feminist look at startup culture and modern partnership.

Tahmima Anam is the recipient of a Commonwealth Writers Prize, an O. Henry Prize, and has been named one of Granta’s Best Young British Novelists. She is 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 was educated at 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.

Anam will be in conversation with Megha Majumdar, an editor at Catapult and author of the novel A Burning, a National Book Award Longlist honoree.

P&P Live!
Washington, DC 20008
Fiction & Poetry
The Startup Wife: A Novel Cover Image
ISBN: 9781982156183
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Published: Scribner - July 13th, 2021

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