Books tagged: Relating To Islamic People & Groups
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