From a compelling new voice in women’s fiction comes a novel about how three generations of women find the courage to create their own paths amidst unearthed secrets and mismatched expectations.

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“Well-Behaved Indian Women is a sparkling debut about family, identity, and finding the courage to pursue your own dreams."

—Emily Giffin, #1 New York Times bestselling author
 

“Told with warmth, humor, and insight…a joy from start to finish.”

—Laura Dave, international bestselling author
 

“This stunning debut is a celebration of women — their loves and loyalties, dreams and disappointments, hopes and heartbreaks.” 

—Lori Nelson Spielman, New York Times bestselling author

Saumya Dave is a writer, psychiatrist, and mental health advocate. Her debut novel will be released summer 2020, and her 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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