Discontent and its civilizations : dispatches from Lahore, New York and London (Book, 2015) [WorldCat.org]
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Discontent and its civilizations : dispatches from Lahore, New York and London

Author: Mohsin Hamid
Publisher: London : Penguin Books, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'When I was younger, I thought of being a migrant and being foreign as things that made me different, an outsider. Now, I think these experiences are increasingly universal ... ' Since 2000 novelist Mohsin Hamid has been writing about what it means to be an individual in an increasingly fragmented world. In the pieces gathered here he gives us a portrait of a man coming to terms with not only his place in that world  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mohsin Hamid
ISBN: 9780241146323 0241146321
OCLC Number: 922021446
Notes: Originally published: 2014.
Description: xix, 188 pages ; 20 cm
Other Titles: Essays.
Responsibility: Mohsin Hamid.

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Presents a compelling case for recognizing our common humanity while relishing our diversity - both as readers and citizens; for resisting the artificial mono-identities of religion or nationality or  Read more...

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Accessible, wise and beautifully clear * Metro * Mohsin Hamid is reasonable, intelligent...in short, just the sort of commentator the world could do with right now * Independent * Smart doesn't begin Read more...

 
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