iOS app Android app

The Jewel of Medina

"Jewel Of Medina" Publisher Closes New York Office As "Precautionary Action"

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The U.S. publisher of a controversial novel about the prophet Muhammad closed its offices as a "precautionary action," but emphasized...

Random House Cancels New Book For Fear Of Islamic Reaction, Prompting Criticism From Rushdie

AP | HILLEL ITALIE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — Salman Rushdie strongly criticized his publisher for pulling a historical novel about the prophet Muhammad and his child bride over c...

We Should Never Scrap Books Out of Fear of Fanatics

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Johann Hari

Ask enough tough questions, and faith is less likely to inspire people to kill and die for it. But doubtful Muslims, and the atheists who support them, are being prevented from following this path.