To contact Tamim, please use one of the contacts below or the form at the bottom of this page.

For inquiries related to my current books or future book projects, please contact my literary agent:

Carol Mann
Carol Mann Agency
55 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10003

To inquire about booking me for a speaking engagement, please contact my lecture agent:

Deborah Krant
(415) 412-8657

West of Kabul, East of New York

“ … delivers us from text into context, from crisis into history, from isolation into geography, from a world shattered to one that, having lived through millennia of shatterings, stays mournfully round, and around…”
Richard Eder, New York Times


Destiny Disrupted: A History of the World Through Islamic Eyes

“…a vivid, often-wrenching narrative of world history from the perspective of the Muslim world …  Tamim Ansary tells a good story…Never apologist in tone, meticulously researched and balanced, often amusing but never glib, “Destiny Disrupted” is ultimately a gripping drama …
Kathy Hinson, The Oregonian


The Widow’s Husband

“… The wise and powerful widow Khadija and (the village headman) Ibrahim make choices few western novels will allow their characters, no matter how accurate the authors try to be. Here, the choices seem perfectly rational, even noble. The world and culture are beautifully drawn…”
Ann Chamberlin, Historical Novel Review