In Other Rooms, Other Wonders From the wistful title to the final pages, Daniyal Mueenuddin transports you to a faraway land. The linked short stories of In Other Rooms, Other… In Other Rooms, Other Wonders From the wistful title to the final pages, Daniyal Mueenuddin transports you to a faraway land. The linked short stories of In Other Rooms, Other… 2009-02-01 Fiction W.W. Norton
Book Review

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders (2009)

In Other Rooms, Other Wonders | In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin
EW's GRADE
A-

Details Release Date: Feb 01, 2009; Writer: Daniyal Mueenuddin; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: W.W. Norton

From the wistful title 
to the final pages, Daniyal Mueenuddin transports you to a faraway land. The linked short stories of In Other Rooms, Other Wonders revolve around the vast galaxy of haves and have-nots who live and love and work on a large family farm in the Pakistani countryside. His crisp, vivid voice glides effortlessly into his various characters' heads, from the feudal landlord to the wealthy man's butler to the yearning woman his butler takes as a mistress. And oh, can this man write from the perspective of women, all of whom in these pages are struggling in a 
 sludge of powerlessness. Dark stuff, but full of beauty. A–

Originally posted Jan 21, 2009 Published in issue #1032-1033 Jan 30, 2009 Order article reprints