Amy Waldman

Amy Waldman was co-chief of the South Asia bureau of the New York Times and a national correspondent for The Atlantic. She has been a fellow at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study and at the American Academy in Berlin. Her fiction has appeared in the Boston Review and is anthologized in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010. She was born in Los Angeles, studied English at Yale, and now lives in Brooklyn. The Submission is her first novel.

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Even readers familiar with Afghanistan’s years of travail under Soviet occupation and Taliban rule, including the trauma of American military intervention, will discover aspects of those times to p

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“The Submission is a brave novel. An unflinchingly honest novel. It is social reportage but also a piece of authentic art in its own right.