Mohsin Hamid biography and information. Mohsin Hamid is a Pakistani author and journalist. His works have been adapted for film, won multiple awards, and have been translated into more than 30 languages. Hamid's second novel, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, was shortlisted for the 2007 Man Booker Prize. Hamid was born in Lahore, but went to the United States for his education: he graduated from.