Mohsin Hamid on The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Approx. Duration: 3 hour 7 minutes

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Author Mohsin Hamid discusses Mira Nair's adaptation of his novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist, which was hailed by The Guardian as one of the books that defined the decade and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.

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Guest Biography

    • Mohsin Hamid
    • Mohsin Hamid grew up in Lahore, Pakistan and attended Princeton University and Harvard Law School. His first novel, Moth Smoke, won the Betty Trask Award and was a finalist for the PEN/Hemingway Prize. His second, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, spent over two months on the New York Times best-seller list. It was published in over 30 languages and was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, and was named by The Guardian as one of the books that defined the decade. Hamid currently lives in Lahore and is a contributing writer for Time Magazine, The Guardian, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and other publications.

Mohsin Hamid on The Reluctant Fundamentalist

    • The Reluctant Fundamentalist
    • Mira Nair
    • Kiefer Sutherland, Liev Schreiber and Kate Hudson co-star in this adaptation of Mohsin Hamid's international best-selling novel, about a young Pakistani man (Riz Ahmed) whose pursuit of corporate success on Wall Street leads him on a strange path back to the world he had left behind.