Books tagged: Relating To Islamic People & Groups

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Ballet Is Not For Muslim Girls

By Mariam S. Pal

From biryani to borscht, the food was always fabulous in Canada's only Polish-Pakistani family. Mariam S. Pal's memoir, Ballet is not for Muslim Girls, is set in this remarkable Victoria B. C. household in the 60s and 70s. Growing up, Mariam struggled to navigate three cultures: ... Read more

Dusk in the Frog Pond and Other Stories

By Rummana Chowdhury

Winner, 2022 IPPY Bronze Medal for Multicultural Fiction; Finalist, International Book Award for Multicultural Fiction.

In Dusk in the Frog Pond, Rummana Chowdhury presents new narratives about the lived realities of Muslim women as they navigate life, be it in Bangladesh, on ... Read more

The Shaytan Bride

By Sumaiya Matin

The true story of how one Muslim woman shaped her own fate and escaped her forced wedding.

Sumaiya Matin was never sure if the story of the Shaytan Bride was truth or myth. When she moved at age six from Dhaka, Bangladesh, to Thunder Bay, Ontario, recollections of this devilish ... Read more

This Shall Be a House of Peace

By Phil Halton

After the collapse of Afghanistan’s Soviet-backed government, a mullah finds himself doing anything to protect his students.

Chaos reigns in the wake of the collapse of Afghanistan's Soviet-backed government. In the rural, warlord-ruled south, a student is badly beaten at ... Read more