Meet the Author of ‘The Beauty of the Moment’

Tanaz Bhathena’s The Beauty of the Moment is the story of Susan and Malcolm, and how despite being so different from one another they find themselves irrevocably in love with each other. Despite her parents’ impending divorce Susan is sincere and is driven towards making her parents proud. On the other hand, ever since his mother passed away Malcolm has had a reputation of being troublemaker and a bad boy. His adulterous father contributes further into making his life a mess.

Despite their respective burdens, Susan and Malcolm fall for each other. They confide their dreams and aspirations in each other. Read this book to know more about their unbreakable bond that shows the importance of being true to oneself.

Here we tell you a few interesting things about the author:


Even though Tanaz Bhathena was born in Mumbai, she spent her childhood in many different places like Riyadh, Jeddah and Toronto.

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Tanaz Bhathena has also authored the young-adult novel A Girl Like That, which was nominated for the 2019 OLA White Pine award and was also name Best Book of 2018 by The Globe and Mail, CBC, Quill & Quire, Seventeen, PopSugar, and The Times of India. 

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Tanaz Bhathena is fond of travelling, learning bits of foreign languages and taking photographs.

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Many of Tanaz Bhathena’s short stories have been featured in various journals such as Blackbird, Witness and Room.

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As a child, Tanaz Bhathena was an avid reader and began writing at the age of eight. By the the time she was thirteen-years-old, she had made up her mind to be a writer.

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One of the reasons for Tanaz Bhathena to start writing was that she wanted more people like her – Bhathena belongs to the Parsi community – featured in literature, making the readers aware of the South Asian identity and the diaspora in world literature.

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Tanaz Bhathena currently lives in the Toronto area with her family.


Love is messy and families are messier, but in spite of their burdens, Susan and Malcolm fall for each other. The ways they drift apart and come back together are the picture of being true to oneself. Grab your copy of The Beauty of the Moment now!

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