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The Startup Wife

The Startup Wife

In this “wise and wickedly funny novel about love, creativity, and the limitations of the tech-verse” (Vogue) by Tahmima Anam, newlyweds Asha and Cyrus find themselves running one of the most popular social media platforms in the world.

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

Before she knows it, Asha has abandoned her lab, exchanged vows with Cyrus, and gone to work at an exclusive tech incubator called Utopia to develop an app called WAI—“We are Infinite.”

WAI creates a sensation, with millions of users logging on 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?

Book Details

Publisher: Scribner Book Company
Publish Date: July 13, 2021
ISBN: 9781982156183
Language: English

About the Author

Tahmima Anam is the recipient of a Commonwealth Writers’ Prize and an O. Henry Award, 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.

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