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Monica Ali was born in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and grew up in England. She is the author of Untold Story, In The Kitchen, Alentejo Blue and her first novel, Brick Lane was shortlisted for the Booker Prize, the George Orwell Prize for political writing and the prestigious Commonwealth Writers' Prize.

She lives in London with her husband and two children.

Books by Monica Ali

In The Kitchen
Alentejo Blue
Brick Lane