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English 410: Exit West: Home

About the Book

Mohsin Hamid sat down with PBS NewsHour correspondent Jeffrey Brown in March to discuss Exit West and what makes refugees leave home, 2017. (6 minutes)


Mohsin Hamid answers reader questions about his book, Exit West, the third selection in the PBS NewsHour/New York Times bookclub, "Now Read This."

About the Author

Mohsin Hamid is the author of four novels -- Moth SmokeThe Reluctant FundamentalistHow 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 bestseller lists, and adapted for the cinema. Born in Lahore, Pakistan he has spent about half his life there and much of the rest in London, New York, and California. (Source: Mohnsin Hamid)

Mohsin Hamid speaks to Granta Magazine on the benefits of a starting a novel for the fourth time and why writing is like digging a well.