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Discontent and Its Civilizations

Discontent and Its Civilizations

Mohsin Hamid
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Overview

Alongside his highly acclaimed novels, Mohsin Hamid has over the years written superb pieces about politics, literature and his own life. Collected together for the first time, they show that Hamid is not just a great novelist but ‘a master critic of the modern global condition’. Provocative, dexterous and full of ideas—this is a sparkling collection.

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Dec/2014

ISBN: 9780143423997

Length : 208 Pages

Discontent and Its Civilizations

Mohsin Hamid
Overview

Alongside his highly acclaimed novels, Mohsin Hamid has over the years written superb pieces about politics, literature and his own life. Collected together for the first time, they show that Hamid is not just a great novelist but ‘a master critic of the modern global condition’. Provocative, dexterous and full of ideas—this is a sparkling collection.

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Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid writes regularly for The New York Times, the Guardian and the New York Review of Books, and is the author of The Reluctant Fundamentalist, Moth Smoke, How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia and Discontent and its Civilisations. Born and mostly raised in Lahore, he has since lived between Lahore, London and New York. His next novel, Exit West, will be published by Hamish Hamilton in March 2017.

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