Rumaan Alam

Rumaan Alam is the author of three novels: Rich and Pretty, That Kind of Mother, and Leave the World Behind, a Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction. Other writing has appeared in the New York Times, New York Magazine, The New Yorker, New York Review of Books, Bookforum, and The New Republic, where he is a contributing editor. Alam also co-hosts two podcasts for Slate. He studied writing at Oberlin College and lives in New York with his family.

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