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Nestled in the suburbs of Atlanta, a family learns the funniest punchlines can hide the hardest truths in this evocative women’s fiction novel from the author of Well-Behaved Indian Women.

Praise for Well-Behaved Indian Women

"This summer's fix" -The New York Times Book Review

"A lovely story that both soothes and challenges" -ELLE

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Saumya Dave is a writer, psychiatrist, and mental health advocate. Her second novel, What a Happy Family, will be released in June 2021 and follows her debut, Well-Behaved Indian Women. Saumya's essays, articles, and poetry have been featured in The New York Times, ABC News, Refinery 29, and more. She is a practicing therapist, co-founder of the mental health nonprofit thisisforHER, and an Adjunct Professor at Mount Sinai. She lives in New York City with her husband and son. 

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