Minneapolis Public Library Booklist

In an effort to increase understanding of Islamic religion and culture, the Minneapolis Pubic Library assembled a select list of related books. The titles included provide information on the Islamic faith, and the history, traditions and literature of  Islamic
prople around the world, including the United States. Also included are materials on related current events in the Middle East and Asia.


Algosaibi, Ghazi An Apartment Called Freedom. 1996
Alexander, Yonah Usama Bin Laden's Al-Quaida: Profile of a Terroist Network. 2001
Armstrong, Karen Islam, A Short History. 2000
Barber, Benjamin R. Jihad Vs. McWorld. 1996
Barboza, Steven, ed. American Jihad: Islam After Malcolm X. 1994
Barsamian, David Eqbal Ahmad: Confronting Empire. 2000
Bergen, Peter L. Holy War Inc., Inside the Secret World of Osama Bin Laden. 2001
Chughtai, Ismat The Crooked Line. 1995
Cooke, Miriam Hayati, My Life. 2000
Cooley, John K. Unholy Wars: Afghanistan, America and International Terroism. 2000
Esposito, John L. Makers of Contemporary Islam. 2001
Farrukhi, Asif Fires in an Autumn Garden: Short Stories from Urdu and the Regional Languages of Pakistan. 1998
Fernea, Elizabeth Warnock The Arab World: Forty Years of Change. 1997
Gerges, Fawaz A. America and Political Islam: Clash of Cultures or Clash of Interests? 1999
Goodson, Larry P. Afghanistan's Endless War: State Failure, Regional Politics, and the Rise of the Taliban. 2001
Grazda, Edward Afghanistan Diary: 1992-2000. 2000
Griffin, Michael Reaping the Whirlwind: The Taliban Movement in Afghanistan. 2001
Haddad, Yvonne Yazbeck Muslim Communities in North America. 1994
Hofmann, Murad Wilifred Religion on the Rise: Islam in the Third Millennium. 2001
Hourani, Albert A History of the Arab Peoples. 1991
Kemal, Yasar Memed, My Hawk. 1961
Lewis, Bernard Islam and the West. 1993
Lewis, Franklin, ed. In a Voice of Their Own: A Collection of Stories by Iranian Women Written Since the Revolution  of 1979. 1996
Lindisfarne-Tapper, Nancy, ed. Languages of Dress in the Middle East. 1997
Lippman, Thomas W. Understanding Islam: An Introduction to the Muslim World. 1995 
Mahfouz, Naguib God's World: An Anthology of Short Stories. 1988
Magnus, Ralph H. Afghanistan: Mullah, Marx, and Mujahid. 1998
Mernissi, Fatima The Veil and the Male Elite: A Feminist Interpretation of Women's Rights in Islam. 1992
Miller, Judith God has Ninety-nine Names. 1996
Reeve, Simon The New Jackals: Ramzi Yousef, Osama Bin Laden, and the Future of Terrorism. 1999
Reeves, Minou Muhammad in Europe: A Thousand Years of Western Myth-making. 2001
Sa'dawi, Nawal The Hidden Face of Eve. 1997
Swisher, Clarice, ed. The Spread of Islam. 1999
Williams, Mary E., ed. The Middle East: Opposing Viewpoints. 2000
Yafani, Mehri Parastoo: Stories and Poems. 1999
Yazbeck, Yvonne Muslims on the Americanization Path? 2000
Zelikow, Philip D., ed. America and the Muslim Middle east: Memos to a President. 1998