Search Results: "Imad Rahman"


BOOK REVIEW

I DREAM OF MICROWAVES by Imad Rahman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 1, 2004

"Blasé drifter, ne'er-do-well actor, and one-time Zima spokesman: Kareem is a Falstaff for strip-mall America."
Hilarious debut collection of linked stories, in which a Pakistani-American actor heads for Ohio and enters an absurdist comedy like no other. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Released: April 5, 2012

"A promising premise, but this godly space odyssey barely gets off the ground before it veers off course."
An exploration of the Muslim holy book that seeks to connect it with science, earthlings and extraterrestrials. Read full book review >

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HOW A FEMALE THINKS by Imad Fawzi Shueibi
Released: Aug. 1, 2008

"Lacking in valid scholarship and fails to contribute original, modern advice."
An exploration of the female mind intended to outline differences between the sexes and improve communication. Read full book review >

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B IS FOR BANGLADESH by Urmi Rahman
CHILDREN'S
Released: Dec. 1, 2009

"The book might be useful to Bangladeshi parents who want to show their North American and British offspring their country of origin, but it doesn't produce an inkling of what life is like for children in Bangladesh now—a shame. (Informational picture book. 5-8)"
A is for Ankhee (eyes), B is for Bangladesh, C is for crocodile. Read full book review >

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IN THE LIGHT OF WHAT WE KNOW by Zia Haider Rahman
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: April 22, 2014

"Beautifully written evidence that some of the most interesting writing in English is coming from the edges of old empires."
War can divide friends. But then again, so can peace and all that falls between, the spaces inhabited by this ambitious, elegiac debut novel by Bangladeshi-British writer Rahman. Read full book review >