Mohsin Hamid is the author of four novels,
The Reluctant Fundamentalist
How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia
, and a book of essays,
Discontent and Its Civilizations
His writing has been featured on bestseller lists, adapted for the cinema, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, selected as winner or finalist of twenty awards, and translated into thirty-five languages.
Born in Lahore, he has spent about half his life there and much of the rest in London, New York, and California.