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Discontent and Its Civilizations

Dispatches from Lahore, New York, and London

Discontent and Its Civilizations( )
Author: Hamid, Mohsin
ISBN:978-1-59463-365-2
Publication Date:Feb 2015
Publisher:Penguin Publishing Group
Imprint:Riverhead Books
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.95
Book Description:

From "one of his generation's most inventive and gifted writers" (The New York Times), intimate and sharply observed commentary on life, art, politics, and "the war on terror."   Mohsin Hamid's brilliant, moving, and extraordinarily clever novels have not only made him an international bestseller, they have earned him a reputation as a "master critic of the modern global condition" (Foreign Policy). His stories are at once timeless and...
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Book Details
Pages:240
Detailed Subjects: Literary Collections / Essays
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.5 x 8.3 x 0.88 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds
Author Biography
Hamid, Mohsin (Author)


Mohsin Hamid grew up in Lahore, attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School and worked for several years as a management consultant in New York. His first novel, Moth Smoke, was published in ten languages, won a Betty Trask Award, and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Award. His essays and journalism have appeared in Time, the New York Times and the Guardian, among others. His latest novel is The Reluctant Fundamentalist (2007) published by Penguin. He will be featured at the Ubud Writers and Readers Festival 2015 program. He is the author of Exit West, which in 2018, won the inaugural Aspen Words Literary Prize.

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