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Visibly Muslim - Fashion, Politics, Faith

Visibly Muslim - Fashion, Politics, Faith

Review by Sumaiyah Forbes  As a reader of Anthropology at a...

Book Review - The Olive Grove, A Palestinian Story

Book Review - The Olive Grove, A Palestinian Story

The Olive Grove, A Palestinian Story by Deborah Rohan Review by...

Book Review - Leo the African

Book Review - Leo the African

Review by Tam Hussein One of the hardest things for a writer is...

Book Review - Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus

Book Review - Building Social Business by Muhammad Yunus

Book Review by Munir Quddus Muhammad Yunus’ new...

The White Tiger

The White Tiger

Book Review by Tam HussainIt is a mark of a talented writer that he is able to portray a world which is not fully his.  Arvind Adiga seems to be able to do just...

Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet  Matters by Omid Safi

Memories of Muhammad: Why the Prophet Matters by Omid Safi

Review by Madiha RazaIn this historical account, Omid Safi seeks to...

Food Landscapes

Food Landscapes

Book Review by Jimmy Hussain My mother had always told me not...

Hadji Murat

Hadji Murat

by Leo TolstoyReview by Tam HusseinTolstoy was right when he likened...

7/7: Muslim Perspectives

7/7: Muslim Perspectives

BOOKby Murtaza Shibli  Review by Soraya Zahid 7/7: Muslim...

Spilled Water

Spilled Water

Review by Charlotte Joseph Spilled Water is a heart breaking...

The Book of Contemplation: Islam and the Crusades

The Book of Contemplation: Islam and the Crusades

By Usama ibn Munqidh, trans. Paul M. Cobb Review by Tam Hussein&...

The Reluctant Mullah

The Reluctant Mullah

by Sagheer AfzalReview by Robi Chowdhury “You don&...

Earthbound – A Rough Guide to the World in Pictures

Earthbound – A Rough Guide to the World in Pictures

Review by Alastair McAskill Since starting in 1982 with the &...

The Great Arab Conquests: How the spread of Islam changed the world we live in

The Great Arab Conquests: How the spread of Islam changed the world we live in

Phoenix (2007) by Hugh Kennedy. Review by Tam Hussain Western...

Beauty by Raphael Selbourne

Review by Farkhanda Mohiyuddin  Beauty is an endearing tale...

Ibn Fadlan’s Journey to Russia: A Tenth  Century Traveller from Baghdad to the Volga Rive

Ibn Fadlan’s Journey to Russia: A Tenth Century Traveller from Baghdad to the Volga Rive

by Richard Frye Review by Tam Hussain After the...

Life Is More Beautiful Than Paradise

Life Is More Beautiful Than Paradise

by Huda ChaudhryAs a teenager Khaled al-Berry belonged to the...

Book Ramadan Moon

Book Ramadan Moon

Book Review: Ramadan MoonAuthor: Na’ima B RobertIllustrator:...

Rethinking Muslim women and the veil: challenging historical and modern stereotypes

Rethinking Muslim women and the veil: challenging historical and modern stereotypes

By Katherine Bullock Reviewed by Rahima B Miah The veil is a...

Rumi: Les Couleurs de L’amour

Rumi: Les Couleurs de L’amour

Calligraphy by Lassaâd Métoi This stunning compilation...

The Secrets of Jin-Shei

The Secrets of Jin-Shei

By Alma Alexander Review by Rahima B Miah The power of...

Strangers in the House

Strangers in the House

By Raja ShehadehReview by Tasnim El-Naggar This autobiography...

The Twins and the Midnight Adventure

The Twins and the Midnight Adventure

Review by Amara Khan Aged 8I really enjoyed the book, The Twins and...

A Journey Through Life in Islam by Suma Din

A Journey Through Life in Islam by Suma Din

Review by Ayman Khwaja One in a series of books exploring the...

The Untold Truth: Poverty and Human Rights

The Untold Truth: Poverty and Human Rights

Review by Usaama Al-AzamiEvery once in a while, a book appears that...

Leaving Fingerprints by Imtiaz Dharker

Leaving Fingerprints by Imtiaz Dharker

Review by Ayman Khwaja Resounding notes of displacement and exile...

Reviews

First featured in issue 5 - May/June 2004Click here to go...

Reviews

Reviews

BooksBrick Lane by Monica AliSet across two continents and...

From Poverty to Power

From Poverty to Power

Author: Duncan GreenReview by Nicholas PiachaudWhen we talk about...

Muslims of Europe - the “other” Europeans

Muslims of Europe - the “other” Europeans

Review by Tahereh HadianH. A. Hellyer discusses the presence of...

iCover - a photobook on Muslim women

iCover - a photobook on Muslim women

Book by Sadaf SyedReview by Rahima B MiahSadaf Syed’s...

Ramadan Moon

Ramadan Moon

Author: Na’ima B Robert Illustrator: Shirin Adl Review by...

Resistance: the Essence of the Islamist Revolution by Alastair Crooke

Resistance: the Essence of the Islamist Revolution by Alastair Crooke

Resistance: the Essence of the Islamist Revolution by Alastair...

Timol: A Quest for Justice by Imtiaz Cajee

Timol: A Quest for Justice by Imtiaz Cajee

Timol: A Quest for Justice by Imtiaz CajeeReview by Hyder...

Afghan Women by Elaheh Rostami-Povey

Afghan Women by Elaheh Rostami-Povey

Afghan Women by Elaheh Rostami-PoveyReview by Hyder Abbasi  The...

White Mughals

White Mughals

This latest publication from one of Britain’s most vibrant...