18 Mar 2015

Bangladeshi-born novelist - Zia Haider Rahman

From Nine To Noon, 10:08 am on 18 March 2015

In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider RahmanZia Haider Rahman is a Bangladeshi-born novelist whose circuitous route to writing his first book included stints as a Wall Street banker and an international human rights lawyer.

His book In the Light of What We Know is a cerebral and poetic journey in which two former friends, both of whom who are South-Asian and become friends at University, reconnect twenty years later.

he is appearing at both the Dunedin and Auckland book festivals in May.

Zia Haider Rahman talks to Kathryn Ryan.