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Rayyan Al-Shawaf

Rayyan Al-Shawaf is a writer and book critic in Beirut. His reviews have appeared in Bookforum, the Boston Globe, Chicago Sun-Times, Globe and Mail, Miami Herald, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, San Antonio Express-News, San Francisco Chronicle, St. Petersburg Times, and elsewhere.


The Road to Enlightenment

Summer 2010 | Criticism

Nomad: From Islam to America, A Personal Journey Through the Clash of Civilizations, by Ayaan Hirsi Ali. Free Press, $27 “Yes, it is true that what you say is in the Quran, but I disagree with it. Yes, you ask me to follow the example of the Prophe [...]