The Perfect Gentleman: A Muslim Boy Meets the West (Review)
reviews / August 14, 2012

The Perfect Gentleman is basically the story of what happens when a boy is raised by his immigrant parents to be “English”, but also doesn’t fit in as the same as everyone else in a lot of ways. And it’s also just the story of a boy growing up and struggling to find himself and what makes him happy. It’s universal and specific all at the same time, and it’s a great story.

All-American: 45 American Men on Being Muslim (Review)
reviews / August 13, 2012

I loved the personal narratives, but what really caught my attention in this book was the diversity of the experiences represented (including “mainstream” Muslim experiences as well as those of progressive and even LGBTQ-oriented Muslims).