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Sep.19.2012
On February 14, 1989, Valentine’s Day, Salman Rushdie was telephoned by a BBC journalist and told that he had been “sentenced to death” by the Ayatollah Khomeini. For the first time he heard the word fatwa. His crime? To have written a novel called The Satanic Verses, which was accused of being “...
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Oct.24.2011
It's no secret that millions of Americans have left the church. According to the ARIS survey, an estimated 35 million Americans consider themselves spiritual, but have given up on religion. And yet, some of our country's most prominent spiritual authors – Deepak Chopra, Eckhart Tolle – are selling...
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Dec.14.2010
In 1402, the Christian city of Constantinople is under attack by a Muslim army. With surrender in the wind, the spoils are to be the key to the city and the 14-year-old Princess Theodota. In the twists and turns of historical fact, Geoffrey Fox delivers A Gift for the Sultan, a dramatic, fact-...
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Oct.07.2010
A Sufi's Ghost, a novel.After serving his country, Larry Larson wants to make up for lost time by a new career in bounty hunting where the rewards are high and the risks higher, even though he knows the terrain. He takes us on an adventure across the Saudi deserts, through religious and political...
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Oct.06.2010
A Sufi's Ghost is available on Amazon, or online at Borders Books or Barnes and Noble or wherever books are sold.
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Mar.25.2010
The extraordinary story of an all-American girl's conversion to Islam and her ensuing romance with a young Egyptian man, The Butterfly Mosque is a stunning articulation of a Westerner embracing the Muslim world. When G. Willow Wilson—already an accomplished writer on modern religion and the...
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Nov.18.2009
This stunning literary debut paints a vivid portrait of growing up, discovering love, and awakening to the reality of life in a nation on the verge of revolution in the 1970s. Rooftops of Tehran opens in a middle-class neighborhood in Iran’s sprawling capital city. The rooftop of the narrator’s...
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Sep.29.2009
Before dying, Muhammad left his jeweled sword, al-Ma'thur, to A'isha, telling her to use it in the jihad to come. But what if the jihad is against her own people? With the fate of her people at stake, A'isha will need to overcome the 20 years of bad blood between her and Muhammad's nephew, Ali....
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Sep.26.2009
What exactly is PUCK? Is it a war novel? A military manual? A computer technology handbook? Is it a political treatise? A religious statement? A travel guide? Is it a battle plan for the war on terror? Or possibly, a love story? Puck could be all these but in reality it is, quite simply, a vehicle...
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Aug.16.2009
When Omar Yussef travels to New York for a UN conference, he's eager to visit his youngest son, Ala, who lives in Bay Ridge,  a Brooklyn neighborhood with a large Palestinian community. He arrives at Ala's apartment to find the door ajar and a headless body in one of the beds. He's initially...