American Dervish

American Dervish is a brilliantly written, nuanced, and emotionally forceful look inside the interplay of religion and modern life Hayat Shah is a young American in love for the first time His normal life of school, baseball, and video games had previously been distinguished only by his Pakistani

Watched

Marina Budhos s extraordinary and timely novel examines what it s like to grow up under surveillance, something many Americans experience and most Muslim Americans know Naeem is far from the model teen Moving fast in his immigrant neighborhood in Queens is the only way he can outrun the eyes of

The Good Muslim

From prizewinning Bangladeshi novelist Tahmima Anam comes her deeply moving second novel about the rise of Islamic radicalism in Bangladesh, seen through the intimate lens of a family Pankaj Mishra praised A Golden Age, Tahmima Anam s debut novel, as a startlingly accomplished and gripping novel

Bright Lines

A vibrant debut novel, set in Brooklyn and Bangladesh, Bright Lines follows three young women and one family struggling to make peace with secrets and their past For as long as she can remember, Ella has longed to feel at home Orphaned as a child after her parents murder, and afflicted with

Love, InshAllah: The Secret Love Lives of American Muslim Women

In this groundbreaking collection, American Muslim women writers sweep aside stereotypes to share their real life tales of flirting, dating, longing, and sex Their stories show just how varied the search for love can be from singles events and college flirtations to arranged marriages, all with a

A Beautiful Lie

An extraordinarily rich debut novel, set in India in 1947 at the time of Partition Although the backdrop is this key event in Indian history, the novel is even far reaching, touching on the importance of tolerance, love and family The main character is Bilal, a boy determined to protect his