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Other Rooms, Other Wonders

Monday, March 02, 2009

Writer Daniyal Mueenuddin spent his early childhood in Pakistan, then lived in the United States. His book Other Rooms, Other Wonders is a collection of linked stories that illuminate a place and a people by looking at the entwined lives of landowners and their retainers in the countryside outside of Lahore, Pakistan.

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Comments [3]

Waheed from Elmhurst, NY

What factors played role in your decision where you settle down eventually? Between parents, family, career, financial freedom?

Mar. 02 2009 12:36 PM
Priya from Brooklyn

What do you think makes South Asia a prolific area for literature? And do you think we have moved beyond the term post colonial literature? Or are we still seen as the empire writing back?

Mar. 02 2009 12:33 PM
Mercedes Batista from Manhattan

I would like to know where Travis was with the "accountability" theme when Bush was in power? I never heard him voiced the concerns he is sprouting now that President Obama is trying to correct the mess the Republicans got the nation into it.

Mar. 01 2009 03:35 PM

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