• What did I think of Princeton? Well, the answer to that question requires a story. When I first arrived, I looked around me at the Gothic buildings - younger, I later learned, than many of the mosques of this city, but made through acid treatment and ingenious stone-masonry to look older.

    Mohsin Hamid (2007). “The Reluctant Fundamentalist”, p.3, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt