Monica Ali

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Birthday
20, 1967
Birthplace
Bangladesh
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
20, 1967 (age 51)
Birthplace
Bangladesh

About

A Bangladeshi-British writer, she was nominated for a Man Booker Prize for her debut novel, Brick Lane. The work was subsequently adapted into a film.

Before Fame

She studied philosophy, politics, and economics at Wadham College, Oxford.

Trivia

She was included on Granta magazine's 2003 list of the Best Young British Novelists.

Family Life

With her husband, Simon Torrance, she raised two children: Felix and Shumi.

Associated With

She was nominated for the Man Booker Award; author Hilary Mantel was a recipient of this same honor.