I suspect that The Black Coat will be used ­­— again and again — as the gold standard for any book which seeks to engage with South Asian politics or history. ­­— The Sunday Guardian

Neamat Imam is a Bangladeshi-Canadian author of literary fiction. His first novel, The Black Coat, was published by Penguin Books India from its Hamish Hamilton imprint in 2013 and by Periscope in UK in 2015. In 2016, Periscope released the novel in Canada in association with Publishers Group of Canada.

A Quill & Quire Book of the Year 2016

A CBC Best Canadian Debut Novel of the Year 2016