By Jennie Yabroff 5 min read
These six books, novels and memoirs alike, are by Muslim women writers, and provide unique perspectives worth reading, no matter what your background.
By Keith Rice 8 min read
Here are the top 10 memoirs of 2017 – some are overlooked gems, others are bestsellers that may have escaped your attention, and all are well worth a look.
By Nathan Gelgud 3 min read
In 1964, Malcolm X took a trip to Mecca that would change his philosophy forever. He returned to the United States determined to walk a more peaceful path.
By Tom Blunt 7 min read
The Muslim poet Rumi remains as popular as ever in the U.S., though too often American readers skate by his roots. Here's what we can really learn from him.
By Cara Cannella 3 min read
In Amir Ahmad Nasr's debut book My Isl@m: How Fundamentalism Stole My Mind -- And Doubt Freed My Soul, the three-time Weblog Award finalist and regular contributor to The Guardian offers context for the overwhelming popularity of the Sufi mystic poet Rumi, born in the early thirteenth-century in what is now Afghanistan.