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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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Mohsin Hamid
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Comments [3]

Mia from Manhattan

I hope you have him back when The Reluctant Fundamentalist releases for a longer interview!

Mar. 12 2013 11:59 AM
jgarbuz from Queens

Here is the root of Pakistan's political problems:

"The population comprises several ethnic groups. As of 2009, the Punjabi population dominates with 78.7 million (44.15%), followed by 27.2 million (15.42%) Pashtuns, 24.8 million (14.1%) Sindhis, 14.8 million (10.53%) Seraikis, 13.3 million (7.57%) Muhajirs and 6.3 million (3.57%) Balochs. The remaining 11.1 million (4.66%) belong to various ethnic minorities.[225] There is also a large worldwide Pakistani diaspora, numbering over seven million.[226]"

Pakistan is many nations basically "united" only by Islam.

Mar. 12 2013 11:51 AM
Bob from Brooklyn

How many drugs and alcohol did you take to write this fantastic book?

Mar. 12 2013 11:49 AM

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