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The Good Muslim

Tahmima Anam

CATEGORIES: Classic/Culturally Significant | Person/Place/Event

From A Year of Reading the World: “Jumping back and forth between the early ’70s, early ’80s and, once, the ’90s, the novel explores the fallout of the Bangladesh Liberation War, which saw the country split from Pakistan in 1972. Told mostly through the eyes of Maya Haque, a woman doctor who returns to the home of her mother, deeply religious brother, and his neglected son after an absence of seven years, it reveals the different ways that people cope with trauma and the harm that silence or incomplete communication between those with close ties can do.”

(Recommended by Ann Morgan , author and TED speaker )

Jenna Rose Robbins has ghostwritten more than 12 books, including two New York Times bestsellers, and is the author of Faithful and Devoted: Confessions of a Music Addict, which was a finalist for the BookLife Prize. After graduating from the University of Michigan, Jenna earned her Master's of Professional Writing from the University of Southern California. When she's not getting eyestrain at her computer, Jenna can generally be found trying to avoid emergency rooms around the world.

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