Los Angeles Times 2013 Book Guide
American Booksellers Association's "Celebrate with Indies Fall Debut" list
Kirkus Reviews "Fall's Most Anticipated Debuts"
"[Mufti's] talent for explaining the
political through the personal—particularly the "tormented embrace"
between his home countries—benefits from the uncanny convergence of his
family's milestones with Pakistan's." —The New Yorker
"An undeniable visionary, Mufti insightfully glances back at
Pakistan’s past and nods hopefully toward its precarious future." —Kirkus
“If you want to understand Pakistan and the Pakistani-American relationship, read this book.” —Ryan Crocker, former American Ambassador to Pakistan
"The Faithful Scribe is an impassioned and insightful look into the heart of a troubled but vital country." —Vali Nasr, author of The Dispensable Nation: American Foreign Policy in Retreat