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Muslim Journeys Bookshelf: Points of View

 

NEH Resources

The document below is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities to encourage discussion of the titles on the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf. It relates each of the books on this page to the particular theme.

Learn More About the Authors

Two Gumberg databases will help you learn more about the authors of the books on the Muslim Journeys Bookshelf: Contemporary Authors and the Literature Resource Center. Click on a link below to enter a database, then type the author's name in the search box and Click Search.

To access these databases off-campus, you will need to enter your Multipass username and password when you click on the database link.

Theme: Points of View

      Developed by Deborah Amos, international correspondent, National Public Radio

The drama of conflict, chaos, and war come to Western readers in daily newspaper stories, but the news gives us scant details about how people live their lives in Islamabad, Fez, Cairo, or Tehran. Through the titles in “Points of View,” readers will encounter individual experiences in Muslim-majority societies through memoirs and novels representing a diverse geography and some of the best contemporary storytelling.

Click on the title of a work to see if is available or in use.