Pakistani novelist Mohsin Hamid, in Seattle to promote his new novel The Reluctant Fundamentalist, speaks to Laila Kazmi and Ethan Casey about growing up between Pakistan and America, differences between American and British treatment of outsiders and newcomers, the telling shortcomings of John Updike's novel Terrorist, the resurgence of filmmaking in Lahore, and prospects for a resolution of Pakistan's current political impasse. The interview was recorded April 12, 2007 at Elliott Bay Book Company in Seattle.
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