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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 15 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book How to Cure a Ghost by Fariha Róisín
    How to Cure a Ghost - by Fariha Róisín

    £10.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781419737565 | ISBN 10: 1419737562

    A poetry compilation recounting a woman’s journey from self-loathing to self-acceptance, confusion to clarity, and bitterness to forgiveness.  Following in the footsteps of such category killers as Milk and Honey and Whiskey Words & a Shovel I, ... more

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  • Cover image of book It
    It's Not About the Burqa: Muslim Women on Faith, Feminism, Sexuality and Race - by Mariam Khan (Editor)

    £14.99   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781509886401 | ISBN 10: 1509886400

    When was the last time you heard a Muslim woman speak for herself without a filter?  In 2016, Mariam Khan read that David Cameron had linked the radicalization of Muslim men to the ‘traditional submissiveness’ of Muslim women. Mariam felt pre ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad by Souad Mekhennet
    I Was Told To Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad - by Souad Mekhennet

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780349008370 | ISBN 10: 034900837x

    Souad Mekhennet is a German-born Moroccan Muslim, a Washington Post correspondent, still based in Germany. This is her brave and powerful memoir. Her life and her quest are nothing less than THE modern story.   I was told to come alone. I was not ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write by Sabrina Mahfouz (Editor)
    The Things I Would Tell You: British Muslim Women Write - by Sabrina Mahfouz (Editor)

    £12.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780863561467 | ISBN 10: 0863561462

    From established literary heavyweights to emerging spoken word artists, the writers in this ground-breaking collection blow away the narrow image of the ‘Muslim Woman’.   Hear from users of Islamic Tinder, a disenchanted Maulana working as ... more

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  • Cover image of book Princess: Secrets to Share by Jean Sasson
    Princess: Secrets to Share - by Jean Sasson

    £7.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780857503084 | ISBN 10: 0857503081

    After the recent success of Princess, More Tears to Cry the Princess Al-Saud and Jean Sasson are collaborating on this new book to bring readers up to date not only with the Princess and her family but the stories and experiences of characters who fo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women and Shari
    Women and Shari'a Law - by Elham Manea

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781784537357 | ISBN 10: 1784537357

    In response to recent media controversy and public debate about legal pluralism and multiculturalism, Manea argues against what she identifies as the growing tendency for people to be treated as 'homogenous groups' in Western academic discourse, rath ... more

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  • Cover image of book Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now - by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    £8.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780062333940 | ISBN 10: 0062333941

    Continuing her journey from a deeply religious Islamic upbringing to a post at Harvard, the brilliant, charismatic and controversial New York Times and Globe and Mail #1 bestselling author of Infidel and Nomad makes a powerful plea for a Muslim Refor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Do Muslim Women Need Saving? by Lila Abu-Lughod
    Do Muslim Women Need Saving? - by Lila Abu-Lughod

    £14.95   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780674088269 | ISBN 10: 0674088263

    Frequent reports of honor killings, disfigurement, and sensational abuse have given rise to a consensus in the West, a message propagated by human rights groups and the media: Muslim women need to be rescued. Lila Abu-Lughod boldly challenges this co ... more

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  • Cover image of book I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli by Andrea Pakieser
    I Belong Only to Myself: The Life and Writings of Leda Rafanelli - by Andrea Pakieser

    £12.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849351959 | ISBN 10: 1849351953

    Leda Rafanelli (18801971) was one of the most prolific propagandists in early twentieth century Italy. She began working as a typesetter in her teens, and went on to found and run several publishing houses. Her own body of work included scores of no ... more

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  • Cover image of book Laughing All the Way to the Mosque: The Misadventures of a Muslim Woman by Zarqa Nawaz
    Laughing All the Way to the Mosque: The Misadventures of a Muslim Woman - by Zarqa Nawaz

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780349005935 | ISBN 10: 0349005931

    A brilliantly funny memoir about what it's really like to be Muslim in Western society.  Being a practicing Muslim in the West is sometimes challenging, sometimes rewarding and sometimes downright absurd. How do you explain why Eid never fall ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nomad: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Nomad: A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations - by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781847398185 | ISBN 10: 1847398189

    Nomad is a philosophical memoir, telling how Ayaan Hirsi Ali came to America in search of a new life, and the difficulties she faced in reconciling her two worlds. With vivid anecdotes and observations of people, cultures, and political debacles, thi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Infidel: My Life by Ayaan Hirsi Ali
    Infidel: My Life - by Ayaan Hirsi Ali

    £9.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781416526247 | ISBN 10: 1416526242

    In this profoundly affecting memoir from the internationally renowned author of The Caged Virgin, Ayaan Hirsi Ali tells her astonishing life story, from her traditional Muslim childhood in Somalia to her intellectual awakening in the Netherlands, to ... more

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  • Cover image of book Nine Parts of Desire: the Hidden World of Islamic Women by Geraldine Brooks
    Nine Parts of Desire: the Hidden World of Islamic Women - by Geraldine Brooks

    £9.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780141029405 | ISBN 10: 0141029404

    Geraldine Brooks set out to discover the truth about women and Islam. She was granted meetings with everyone from Queen Noor of Jordan to Palestinians protesting about honour killings for adultery. Her book examines the evidence about Mohammad's wive ... more

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  • Cover image of book Amina by Mohammed Umar
    Amina - by Mohammed Umar

    £17.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781592214044 | ISBN 10: 1592214045

    This dramatic story of the efforts of the heroine and her friends to bring about change in the social conditions of women in Nigeria addresses pressing political issues which rarely appear in fiction - the legal status of Muslim women, the limitation ... more

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  • Cover image of book From My Sisters
    From My Sisters' Lips - by Na'ima, B Robert

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780553817171 | ISBN 10: 0553817175

    Covered from head to toe, with only her eyes visible, the sight of a Muslim woman on a Western city street rarely fails to provoke a strong reaction. Feelings of shock, horror, revulsion, pity - or even fear - are not uncommon. But have you ever wond ... more

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