Search Results: "Maajid Nawaz"


BOOK REVIEW

ISLAM AND THE FUTURE OF TOLERANCE by Sam Harris
NON-FICTION
Released: Oct. 6, 2015

"A wider range of viewpoints might have made this discussion even more valuable, but readers with a knee-jerk opinion of Islam will learn a lot."
Can an American atheist who has said that "the West is at war with Islam" and a secular, former Islamist Muslim find common ground? Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

RADICAL by Maajid Nawaz
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 15, 2013

"A lively and convincing antidote to hatred."
A British Muslim reveals a harrowing tale of violence, imprisonment and torture. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

Energy X by Nisfan Nawaz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Oct. 26, 2015

"A high-voltage, entertaining roller-coaster ride that could have been more dazzling if it had kept its raison d'être front and center."
A young college student battles corporate nasties in his bid to rid the world of carbon-based emissions in Nawaz's spirited debut thriller. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

BONE AND BREAD by Saleema Nawaz
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Nov. 22, 2016

"An overload of material—and pages—obscures the sincere heart of this earnest story."
Two sisters—close when they were children but divided by pain and problems as they grew into adulthood—have struggled ceaselessly with the bonds that connect them. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

THIS TRUCK HAS GOT TO BE SPECIAL by Anjum  Rana
CHILDREN'S
Released: July 11, 2017

"A fascinating glimpse into the lives and work of an intriguing yet largely unfamiliar segment of society (and culture), both through the gorgeous art and the fascinating story. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-10)"
In this fictional tribute to a very popular art form—truck art—in Pakistan, a seasoned truck driver reminisces about his career and ruminates on the evolution of truck art. Read full book review >

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PLANES, TRAINS, AND AUTOMOBILES
by Julie Danielson

Well, maybe not exactly planes, trains, and automobiles. But you know those children who get really fired up reading books about things that go vroom? There’s a reason you can throw a rock and hit a children’s book about transportation: they are loved by many a child. Today, I’ve got three new ones worth your time, one an arrival from ...


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