27/03/2013

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Samira Ahmed talks to international best selling author Mohsin Hamid about the follow-up to his bestselling story The Reluctant Fundamentalist . His latest novel How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia is a boldly imagined tale of a man's journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon and it takes its shape from the business self-help books that are being devoured by youths all over Asia. The story is both one of building a business empire and of a love affair.

Mohsin Hamid's first novel, Moth Smoke, won the Betty Trask Award and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Prize. His second, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

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