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How to Write About Pakistan

Various Contributors

‘Fundamentalist mangoes must have more texture; secular mangoes should have artificial flavouring.’

Mohsin Hamid

Mohsin Hamid grew up in Lahore, Pakistan. He studied at Princeton under Toni Morrison and Harvard Law, and currently lives in New York City.

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Mohammed Hanif

Mohammed Hanif was born in Okara. A former head of the BBC Urdu Service, he is the author of A Case of Exploding Mangoes. He lives in Karachi.

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Daniyal Mueenuddin

Daniyal Mueenuddin is the author of the short-story collection In Other Rooms, Other Wonders. He lives in Lahore, Pakistan, with his wife and son. Kristal Slama is the protagonist of his forthcoming novel, No Loving Cup Tonight.    

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Kamila Shamsie

Kamila Shamsie was born in Karachi, Pakistan, in 1973. She has received degrees from Hamilton College, Clinton, New York and the University of Massachusetts. This is her first novel.

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