Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Mohsin Hamid, Who Won Sitara-e-Imtiaz Today For His Services To Literature

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Mohsin hamid is one of those writers who have bagged multitudinous awards because of the outstanding performance in the world of English Literature. He has been masking us feel proud since 2001 when he won his first award Betty Trask Award for his novel Moth Smoke.

 

Today on Pakistan Day, he won the Star Of Excellence award by Pakistani Government for his work in the world of Literature.

We have collected everything best about him to share with you & here we go with all the facts.

Early Life

The intellectual personality, Mohsin Hamid was born in Lahore, Pakistan in 1971. He moved to United States at an age of 18 to study at Harvard Law School & Princeton University. He graduated from Harvard in 1997 and wrote his first ever novel Moth Smoke in 2000 which got him an instant fame.

Distinctions 

He has been featured on the bestsellers list, he was shortlisted for the Man Booker prize for two times. he has been selected as winner & finalist for more than 25 awards and his books has been translated into 35 different languages.

 

His Novels & Books

He has a wide range of books and here are the cover pages of few of them.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Awards

 

2001

Betty Trask award: Moth Smoke

2007

Good Housekeeping Book Award For Most Compelling Read: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

2008

Ambassador Book Award: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Anisfield-Wolf Book Award: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Asian American Literary Award: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

South Bank Show Awards For Literature: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

2009

Guardian’s Books Of The Decade: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

Premio Speciale Dal Testo Allo Schermo: The Reluctant Fundamentalist

2013

Foreign Policy’s 100 Leading Global Thinkers

2014

Tiziano Terzani International Literary Prize: How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia

2017

New York times Best Book Of The Year: Exit West

2018

Pakistan Sitara-e-Imtiaz

We congratulate Mohsin for being awarded with Star Of Excellence & wish him a good luck for more success in life.

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