The Things I Would Tell You : British Muslim Women Write Paperback / softback
Edited by Sabrina Mahfouz
A Guardian Best Book of the Year 2017Longlisted for The People's Book Prize 2018From 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 a TV chat show host and a plastic surgeon blackmailed by MI6.
Follow the career of an actress with Middle-Eastern heritage whose dreams of playing a ghostbuster spiral into repeat castings as a jihadi bride.
Among stories of honour killings and ill-fated love in besieged locations, we also find heart-warming connections and powerful challenges to the status quo.
From Algiers to Brighton, these stories transcend time and place revealing just how varied the search for belonging can be.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 320 pages
- Publisher: Saqi Books
- Publication Date: 20/03/2017
- Category: Anthologies (non-poetry)
- ISBN: 9780863561467