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Novel, The Scent of Jasmine is a Snapshot of Past Arab World

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By Saadia Faruqi A new book, The Scent of Jasmine: Coming of Age in Jerusalem and Damascus, offers deep insight into a world that is largely destroyed now. Founding director

Three New Teen Novels Showcase the Diversity of Islam

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By Saadia Faruqi Although the year is only half over, three new novels targeted towards Muslim teenagers and young adults are already making news. A combination of dramatic plo

Manal Al-Sharif’s ‘Daring to Drive’ Sheds Light on What Life is like for Women in Saudi Arabia

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by Saadia Faruqi A recent memoir published in the United States has given a fresh look at the living conditions in one of the world’s most repressive nations: Saudi Arabia. Ma

Haroon Moghul’s ‘How to Be a Muslim: An American Story’ Discusses the Struggles of American Muslim Life

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by Saeed Khan At first blush, the title of Haroon Moghul’s latest book will be misleading. "How to Be a Muslim: An American Story" is not a how-to book in the conventional sen

‘Mirror on the Veil’: Anthology that Counters Hijabi Stereotypes

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by Saadia Faruqi I have worn the hijab for the last decade, perhaps more. It’s difficult to count the years because it didn’t happen in one day or even a few months so that