Books by Mohsin Hamid

MOHSIN HAMID grew up in Lahore, Pakistan, and attended Princeton and Harvard. His first novel, Moth Smoke , was a Betty Trask Award winner, PEN/ Hemingway Award finalist, and New York Times Notable Book of the Year. His writing has also appeared in Time a

Released: March 5, 2013

"Another great success for Hamid and another illustration of how richly the colonial margins are feeding the core of literature in English."
An extravagantly good alternate-universe Horatio Alger story for the teeming billions, affirming all that's right—and wrong—with economic globalization. Read full book review >
Released: April 2, 2007

"A superb cautionary tale, and a grim reminder of the continuing cost of ethnic profiling, miscommunication and confrontation."
A young Muslim's American experience raises his consciousness and shapes his future in this terse, disturbing successor to the London-based Pakistani author's first novel, Moth Smoke (2000). Read full book review >
MOTH SMOKE by Mohsin Hamid
Released: Jan. 1, 2000

First-person narration and interpolated "testimony" from his loved ones, cohorts, and victims are expertly interwoven in this dazzling first novel, a story that recounts the appalling misadventures of Pakistani equivalent of Donleavy's Ginger Man or Amis's Lucky Jim. Read full book review >