Monica Ali

“I have struggled with depression, I even felt weak and foolish for feeling depressed. There was a time when I couldn’t even read let alone write”

Bangladeshi-born, British writer and best-selling author of works including Brick Lane & Love Marriage, Monica Ali begins her story with her memories of war in East Pakistan, now Bangladesh. The challenges of interracial marriage and incorporating this into her first and best-selling novel Brick Lane. Monica describes her mental health journey and the benefits of therapy.

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