Monday, November 18, 2013

Minaret, written by Leila Aboulela, is the first SCC Book of the Year! The novel is about an upper-class Sudanese woman who has to flee to London with her mother and brother when the coup of 1985 led to her father’s execution. The novel follows her life as she transitions from a Westernized teen in Sudan, to a devout Muslim woman working as a maid in London. The book, examining issues of class, religion, culture and gender through one woman's personal journey, is available to check out at the Library On Wednesday Nov 20 at 12:30 in D-220, the Library is hosting a Panel discussion of the novel, to include Annan Aboul-Nasr from the Islamic Institute of Orange County, along with faculty members Doug Deaver (World Religions), Rick Adams (Literature) and Nooshan Shekarabi (Political Science).

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