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Amy Waldman was co-chief of the South Asia bureau of The New York Times. Her fiction has appeared in The Atlantic and the Boston Review and is anthologized in The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2010. She lives with her family in Brooklyn. The Submission is her first novel.

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September 2011, Amy Waldman
"The Submission imagines what would have happened if a Muslim architect had won the design contest for the 9/11 Memorial, which opens in Manhattan this month." ...More

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“[s]he was a compulsive pessimist, always looking for the soft brown spot in the fruit, pressing so hard she created it.”
Amy Waldman, The Submission

“There were in life rarely, if ever, "right" decisions, never perfect ones, only the best to be made under the circumstances.”
Amy Waldman, The Submission

“Nothing in life gets dropped without someone else having to pick it up.”
Amy Waldman, The Submission


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