The Startup Wife

· Canongate Books
4.0
4 reviews
Ebook
304
Pages

About this ebook

'Poignant as well as savagely witty' Observer 'Stylish and funny' Sunday Times 'Hits every note perfectly' Kamila Shamsie A life-changing app. The woman who created it. And the man who took the credit. When Asha starts work on a revolutionary app together with her new husband Cyrus, she’s thrilled. But while she creates an ingenious algorithm, Cyrus’ charismatic appeal throws him into the spotlight. What happens when the app explodes into the next big thing? Gripping, witty and razor-sharp, The Startup Wife is a blistering novel about big ambitions, speaking out and standing up for what you believe in.
4.0
4 reviews
Third-party review
Asha Ray had a huge crush on Cyrus Jones in high school, and when they meet again while she's in grad school, everything seems to fall into place. Cyrus creates rituals, particularly for people who ...
Third-party review
Interesting and timely concept. When a young couple and their best friend decide to create a platform for people to create their own rituals - essentially replacing religion. It's an uphill battle but ...
Third-party review
This is the story of Asha, a PhD candidate and computer coding genius who runs into her high school crush as she is completing her doctorate. He hadn't known she existed back then. He's a free ...

About the author

Tahmima Anam’s first novel, A Golden Age, won the Commonwealth Writers Prize 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 Award 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. @tahmima | thestartupwife.com

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