Mariam Khan is the editor of the new collection of essays called It’s Not About Burqa, in which seventeen Muslim women write about faith, feminism, sexuality and race. She talks to the podcast about the process of putting together the anthology, what she thinks about feminism, why she loves audio books, and more.
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Books Mentioned on the Podcast:
The Good Immigrant, by Nikesh Shukla
Scythe, by Neal Shusterman
Let Me Tell You This, by Nadine Aisha Jassat
Nasty Women, by 404 Ink
My Past Is a Foreign Country, by Zeba Talkhani
The Good Immigrant USA: 26 Writers Reflect on America, ed. Nikesh Shukla and Chimene Suleyman
The Priory of the Orange Tree, by Samantha Shannon
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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