Mohsin Hamid © Jillian Edelstein
Mohsin Hamid is the author of four novels—Moth Smoke, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, and Exit West—and a book of essays, Discontent and Its Civilizations. His writing has been translated into forty languages, featured on best-seller lists, and adapted for the cinema. Born in Lahore, he has spent about half his life there and much of the rest in London, New York, and California. He was nominated for the 2018 Neustadt International Prize for Literature, which WLT sponsors.