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The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism
*A 2011 National Book Award Finalist* A spellbinding story of renunciation, conversion, and radicalism from Pulitzer Prize-finalist biographer Deborah Baker What drives a young woman raised in a postwar New York City suburb to convert to Islam, aba...
Conversations with Salman Rushdie (Literary Conversations Series)
ean: 9781578061846, isbn: 1578061849,
"If there's an attempt to silence a writer, the best thing a writer can do is not be silenced. If somebody is trying to stifle your voice, you should try and make sure it speaks louder than before." Acclaim, success, and controversy follow every one ...
The Rushdie Fatwa and After: A Lesson to the Circumspect
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ean: 9781137388599, isbn: 1137388595,
4.2 out of 5 stars with 16 reviews
The freedom to create was rocked by the Imam Khomeini's death sentence on Salman Rushdie 25 years ago. Ever since Khomeini's fatwa called for Rushdie's murder because of what he wrote in his novel The Satanic Verses, the zealous of many faiths have b...
The Life and Work of Jalaluddin Rumi
ean: 9780195790672, isbn: 0195790677,
Rumi is perhaps the only example in world literature of a devoted prose writer who suddenly burst forth into poetry during middle age to become a truly great mystical poet for all time. This book, a long-overdue reckoning of his life and work, begins...
The Crescent and the Pen: The Strange Journey of Taslima Nasreen
ean: 9780275991678, isbn: 0275991679,
This is a book about a writer, Islamic fundamentalism, mythmaking, and international literary politics. It is the story of Taslima Nasreen, a former medical doctor and protest writer who shot to international fame in 1993 at the age of thirty-four af...
Essays in Arabic Literary Biography 1850-1950
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ean: 9783447061414, isbn: 3447061413,
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Essays in Arabic Literary Biography Vol. 3 (1850-1950) is the third and last in a series of works that select 40 authors from a particular time period in Arabic literary history and invite leading experts to contribute biographical essays on them. In...
In Search of the Sacred: A Conversation with Seyyed Hossein Nasr on His Life and Thought
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ean: 9780313383243, isbn: 0313383243,
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In this book, a series of interviews offers an accessible, revealing, human and intellectual biography of leading Islamic scholar Seyyed Hossein Nasr.• An explanatory foreword, "The Spiritual and Intellectual Journey of Seyyed Hossein Nasr" by Jami...
Ibn'Aqil: Religion and Culture in Classical Islam
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ean: 9780748609604, isbn: 0748609601,
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This biography of the Muslim scholastic and humanist Ibn 'Aqil (A.H. 431-513/ A.D. 1040-1119) sheds light on one of the most important periods of classical Islam, one which has had a significant impact on religious and intellectual culture in the Chr...
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