Mohsin Hamid's novel, "Exit West" chronicles contemporary migration, drawing upon Hamid's own experiences moving around the world. 

Mohsin Hamid’s novel, “Exit West” chronicles contemporary migration, drawing upon Hamid’s own experiences moving around the world. 

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Mohsin Hamid has lived in Pakistan, the U.S. and Britain. His fiction and nonfiction explores the contradictions and complexities of globalization. His works include the essay collection “Discontent and its Civilizations,” and the novels “How to Get Filthy Rich In Rising Asia,” and “The Reluctant Fundamentalist.” Hamid’s latest book, “Exit West,” was Multnomah County’s 16th annual Everybody Reads book, and PBS News Hour’s book club selection for March 2018. We spoke to Hamid in front of an audience at Literary Arts in April 2018.

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