A Book Review of The City of Brass by S. A. Chakraborty. One of the factors that has distinguished the literary tradition in the Muslim world from that of the cultural West for much of the past millennium is the modality adopted by popular literature. Continue reading Faith and Fantasy: Is Islamic Fiction Viable?
A Book Review of My Name is Red by Orhan Pamuk. In his book My Name is Red, Orhan Pamuk tells a story of miniaturists in sixteenth century Istanbul that provokes reflection on contemporary events in the world. Continue reading Parallelizing the Past to the Present
“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” -The Usual Suspects Continue reading The Devil You Know, Or Thought You Knew