October 24, 2021

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Mohsin Hamid joint winner of the 2014 Tiziano Terzani Prize

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Mohsin hamidPakistani author Mohsin Hamid and the Friulian poet Pierluigi Cappello have been announced as the joint winners of this year’s Tiziano Terzani Prize. This is the 10th edition of the Prize, which marks the anniversary of Tiziano Terzani’s passing.

Mohsin Hamid is one of the most acclaimed writers of international contemporary literature, and his award is for How to Become Filthy Rich in Rising Asia (Hamish Hamilton 2013, Einaudi 2013). In their press statement, the award organisers said that Hamid is being recognized for “the courage with which the writer confronts the challenges of the new millennium, for the lucidity of his conclusions, and for his innate human sensitivity”.

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