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Mohsin Hamid Reading & Booksigning -- Ticketed Event
9 Mar 2013
On Saturday, March 9 at 1PM, Mohsin Hamid will read from and sign his book How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, the astonishing and riveting tale of a man’s journey from impoverished rural boy to corporate tycoon. How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia has been cited as a most-anticipated novel of 2013 by Vogue, The Daily Beast, The Nation, and The Guardian. Hamid’s first two novels established him as a radically inventive storyteller with his finger on the world’s pulse. His equally ambitious new novel steals its shape from the business self-help books devoured by striving youths all over “rising Asia.” Dave Eggers, author of A Hologram for the King, writes about How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia, “This brilliantly structured, deeply felt book is written with the confidence and bravura of a man born to write. Hamid...delivers a tightly paced, preternaturally wise book about a thoroughly likable, thoroughly troubled striver in the messiest, most chaotic ring of the global economy. Completely unforgettable.”
Tickets for this event are $10 each and include a $5 coupon toward a purchase of Hamid’s book.
Malaprop's Bookstore & Café
55 Haywood St.
Asheville, NC 28801