Search Results: "Salman Khan"


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THE ONE WORLD SCHOOLHOUSE by Salman Khan
BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Released: Oct. 2, 2012

"A fresh, welcome approach to education."
An exciting concept for reforming education. Read full book review >

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NON-FICTION
Released: Aug. 9, 2005

"A large premise yields slight results."
Seeking to illuminate the emotional relationship between people and things, a psychiatrist examines objects from Beanie Babies to a "Roboslapper" through the lens of literature, academic sources and his personal observations. 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 MOOR'S LAST SIGH by Salman Rushdie
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 16, 1996

"It's Nobel Prize time."
This amazingly inventive fiction is—as all the world knows—its Indian-born author's first adult novel since Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini put a price on Rushdie's head in 1990 for the "offense" against Islam perceived in The Satanic Verses (1989). Read full book review >

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AMINA'S VOICE by Hena Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: March 14, 2017

"A perfect first book for this new Muslim imprint. (Fiction. 10-14)"
A Pakistani-American girl starting middle school learns how to cope with the changes and challenges she faces at home, at school, and within her close-knit Muslim community. Read full book review >

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LAST OF THE TASBURAI by Rehan Khan
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 24, 2014

"A sturdy start to a promising epic fantasy series, with diverse characters and a solid storyline."
Khan's wide-reaching fantasy, his debut novel, draws on a number of real-world cultures. Read full book review >

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Zainab Is Different by Irfana Khan
Released: June 17, 2014

"Doesn't address all the complexities of discrimination, but it's a good conversation starter on a difficult subject."
Zainab and her classmates learn about differences in this illustrated children's book. Read full book review >

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Released: April 27, 2010

"This imaginative, well-crafted story is hopefully the first of many from its precocious young author"
A king learns that bigger isn't always better in 13-year-old writer and illustrator Kahn's debut children's book Read full book review >

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Released: Nov. 24, 2011

"This hedonistic romp is simply too much."
A former investment banker's account of leaving his life behind after the financial crisis, and then boozing and shagging his way through the South of France. Read full book review >

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KING FOR A DAY by Rukhsana Khan
CHILDREN'S
Released: Jan. 1, 2014

"This story soars. (author's note) (Picture book. 4-7)"
Set in Pakistan during Basant, "the most exciting day of the year," this story focuses on the strength and resourcefulness of a child in a wheelchair as he navigates the skies at the spring kite festival. Read full book review >