Search Results: "Mohammad Ahmad Wali"


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Released: Nov. 18, 2010

"An extremely valuable resource for political science students and those studying African economies and governments, but the author will have difficulty finding an audience beyond academia."
Wali leaves no stone unturned in this thoroughly researched analysis of the successes, failures and struggles of the Nigerian government in Sokoto State between 1976 and 1991. Read full book review >

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The Exalted Kingdom of Values and Wisdom by Mohammad Albaba
Released: Sept. 27, 2013

"An often satisfying mix of poetry, religion and history."
A promising debut work from a young poet and a valuable reminder of the glories of Islamic culture. 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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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 >

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The Accidental Public Servant by Nasir Ahmad El-Rufai
Released: Feb. 5, 2013

"The author's eight years in government provide him with valuable insights into Nigeria's 'dysfunctional' political system."
A detailed firsthand account of failed leadership and corruption in the Nigerian government. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: March 1, 2016

"A useful and educative primer introducing but not elaborating on a new clinical perspective on addiction."
A lucid examination of addiction and treatment from a neurobiological perspective. 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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MIRAGES OF THE MIND by Mushtaq Ahmed Yousufi
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: July 7, 2015

"A pleasure to read and a welcome window on a world we know too little about."
Picaresque, politically shaded novel of life in 20th-century Pakistan, a country and time fading into memory and rife with nostalgia. Read full book review >