Monica Ali

Standard Name: Ali, Monica


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Intertextuality and Influence Naomi Alderman
NA says this book was facilitated by the success of fictions about other, distinct communities: Zadie Smith 's White Teeth, Monica Ali 's Brick Lane, and especially influenced by Jeanette Winterson 's Oranges...


2 June 2003
British Asian writer Monica Ali published her first novel, Brick Lane, to resounding success.
Early 2004
The Richard and Judy Book Club was launched in Britain as a weekly television programme on Channel 4 , taking as its model the bookclub of Oprah Winfrey in the USA.
June 2006
Monica Ali published her second novel, Alentejo Blue, which is set in a village called Mamarrosa in Alentejo province, Portugal, and whose characters are both Portuguese and English.