Search Results: "Ahmad Karimi Hakkak"


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Released: May 1, 2005

"A diverse sampling of contemporary Iranian letters, and a welcome tool for anyone seeking to understand a complex culture that has long been explained away as The Enemy."
"They smell your breath lest you have said ‘I love you.' " Read full book review >

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THE CARETAKER by A.X. Ahmad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 21, 2013

"Top-notch effort in the first of a promising trilogy."
Ahmad debuts with a fast-paced literary thriller, shifting action from the desolate ice-clad Siachen glacier separating India and Pakistan to the posh environs of Martha's Vineyard. Read full book review >

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Released: Oct. 16, 2008

"An exhaustive resource for believers, a fun diversion for others."
A reference guide to Jinn, the supernatural beings central to Islamic cosmology. Read full book review >

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BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Jan. 12, 2010

"Heartfelt and inspiring."
Winning memoir by a Sufi rock musician determined to encourage harmony between the West and the Muslim world. Read full book review >

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THE WANDERING FALCON by Jamil Ahmad
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 13, 2011

"Fascinating material that's badly in need of artistic shaping."
These sketches of life in the tribal lands between Pakistan and Afghanistan mark the debut of the 80-year-old Pakistani author. Read full book review >

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UNIMAGINED by Imran Ahmad
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A scrupulously well-intentioned look at how Christians and Muslims might live respectfully side by side."
Forthright, wry, entirely enjoyable memoir from a Pakistani-British businessman who grew up amid English Christians and questioned his adherence to Islam. Read full book review >

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THAT NIGHT'S TRAIN by Ahmad Akbarpour
YOUNG ADULT
Released: Oct. 16, 2012

"Short and simply told, but hard to follow and likely to have less meaning to children than to reflective older readers with authorial ambitions of their own. (Fiction. 12-14, adult)"
A writer's broken promise to a motherless child frames ruminations on story crafting and the sometimes conflicting imperatives of life and art. Read full book review >

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CYBERSURFER by Nyla Ahmad
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 1, 1996

"The lively, appealing format compensates for too few screen shots, and that annotated directory of Web sites is particularly useful. (disk, not seen, glossary, index) (Nonfiction. 8-13)"
Subtitled ``The Owl Internet Guide for Kids,'' this heavily illustrated book surveys the major parts of the Net, including e-mail and the World Wide Web, offering tidbits of history, anecdotes, vocabulary, safety tips, and more. Read full book review >

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THE EPOCALYPSE by Niaz Ahmad Khan
NON-FICTION
Released: Dec. 20, 2016

"Wildly speculative and promissory; filled with claims about the world's economy that may be difficult for some readers to take seriously."
A book offers a revolutionary approach to global economic nirvana. Read full book review >

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MY ISL@M by Amir Ahmad Nasr
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: June 11, 2013

"A candid, cosmopolitan look at the experience of Islam in the digital age."
Occasionally glib, yet conversational, ultimately endearing account of a Sudanese-born Malaysian youth's reckoning with his inherited Islamic faith through the act of blogging. Read full book review >