Winner of Anisfield-Wolf Book Award 2008 and The South Bank Show Awards: Literature 2008. Commended for Australia-Asia Literary Award 2008. Shortlisted for Man Booker Prize for Fiction 2007 and Commonwealth Writers' Prize Best Book - Eurasia 2008 and James Tait Black Memorial Book Prizes: Fiction 2008 and International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2009.
PRAISE FOR "THE RELUCTANT FUNDAMENTALIST""Elegant and chilling . . . his tale [has] an "Arabian Nights"-style urgency: the end of the story may mean the death of the teller."--"The New York Times Book Review"
"Slender, smart, and subversive."--"Entertainment Weekly"
"Changez's voice is extraordinary. Cultivated, restrained, yet also barbed and passionate, it evokes the power of butler Stevens in Kazuo Ishiguro's "The Remains of the Day."--The Seattle Times"
"A searing and powerful account of a Pakistani in New York after 9/11."--Mira Nair, director of T"he Namesake"