Mohsin Hamid


Mohsin Hamid appears in the following:

An Identity Shaped by The 'War on Terror'

Monday, February 23, 2015

In his latest book, author Mohsin Hamid reflects on how his identity as a Pakistani has been changed in the years since 9/11 by the ongoing “War on Terror” forged by the west. 


How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Monday, March 17, 2014

Mohsin Hamid talks about his new novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia. It’s a tale of a man’s journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon, and it steals its shape from the business self-help books devoured by ambitious youths all over “rising Asia.” It follows its nameless hero to the sprawling metropolis where he begins to amass an empire built on that most fluid, and increasingly scarce, of goods: water.

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In These 'Gardens,' The Tree Rings Of The Radical Left

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Jonathan Lethem's Dissident Gardens sketches a history of the American left that is at once intimate and expansive. Out of the lives of a few conflicted characters, reviewer Mohsin Hamid explains, the book lends depth and emotion to events that affected millions.


Rising Asia

Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Mohsin Hamid, author of New York Times bestseller, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, talks about his new novel, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia.

→ Tonight: Mohsin Hamid in conversation with editor Rebecca Saletan at Greenlight bookstore, Starts here at 7:30

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The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Friday, September 09, 2011

Mohsin Hamid was born in Pakistan but has spent about half his life in the US. In July 2001, he finished the first draft of his novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist, the story of a young global citizen named Changez. He’s a Princeton grad from Pakistan with a blue-chip job on Wall Street ...