PBS NewsHour

A How-to on Finding Love and Success in 'Rising Asia'

Clip: 03/29/2013 | 7m 3s

In Mohsin Hamid's new novel, "How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia," a poor young boy from an impoverished village comes to a sprawling, wild, sometimes violent city, where he makes and loses a fortune. Jeffrey Brown talks with the Hamid about why the story is told like a self-help book and what it takes to make it in Asia.

Aired: 03/29/13

Rating: NR

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