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Mohsin Hamid talks about How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

Allan Little charts the story of rags to riches with Mohsin Hamid, Bruce Norris, Katherine Boo and Peter Moffat.

On Start the Week Allan Little talks to Pakistani novelist, Mohsin Hamid about 'how to get filthy rich in rising Asia', and his self-help manual of rags to riches. The playwright Bruce Norris dramatises an entrepreneur's quest for wealth with priceless ambition, while Katherine Boo explores the slums of Mumbai to question the impact of the volatility of the market. And the turbulent times of an English village throughout the 20th century is the subject of Peter Moffat's latest television series.
Producer: Katy Hickman.

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43 minutes

Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid is an author.


How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia is published by Hamish Hamilton.


Mohsin Hamid

Katherine Boo

Katherine Boo is a journalist and author.


Behind the Beautiful Forevers is out in paperback, published by Portobello Books.


Katherine Boo

Bruce Norris

Bruce Norris is a playwright.


The Low Road is on at the Royal Court Theatre in London until 11 May.


The Low Road - Royal Court Theatre

Peter Moffat

Peter Moffat is a playwright and screenwriter.


The Village begins on Sunday 31 March at 9.00pm on BBC1.


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