It's all here: love, loss, confusion, sex, and more than sex, that magical quest for intimacy.
A wonderful contribution to American Muslim narratives in their own voices." Omid Safi, author of Memories of Muhammad
"This diverse and humane anthology documents what heartbreak and hilarity goes down (often in silence) in the American-Muslim community. It should also confuse government agents." Ali Eteraz, author of Children of Dust
"Intimate and compelling, Salaam, Love is a glimpse of the emotional balancing act American Muslim men face as they navigate the demands of faith, family and their own hearts. A must-read." G. Willow Wilson, author of Alif the Unseen
"For insiders to the community, this work will prompt joyful recognition as well as thoughtful exploration of different experiences; for outsiders, it will counter one-dimensional negative images about American Muslims. For everyone it will be an insightful, thoroughly charming read." Publishers Weekly
"Whether read all together or in single doses, faith and love abound, and there is no shortage of entertainment." Kirkus Reviews
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“Both entertaining narrative for the curious reader and valuable resource for the serious scholar.
In this remarkable volume Janik summons up a vanished world of visionaries and cranks who were indeed both marvelous and modern.” Megan Marshall, author of The Peabody Sisters
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Marshall makes the political personal as she explains how she is teaching her son Nico to enjoy the pleasures of eating food prepared, cooked, and lovingly shared by friends and family." Marion Nestle
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“Provides a unique and needed window into his spiritual life.” Brian D. McLaren, author of numerous books including A New Kind of Christian
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