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SPOTTED: The Moslems Are Coming

Zuma's Bastard

Azad Essa’s latest book, The Moslems Are Coming, has got people talking all over the Indian subcontinent. As mentioned on BooksLIVEThe Moslems Are Coming is a series of adapted writings from his award-winning Accidental Academic Thought Leader blog, tackling race and religion head-on, giving fresh insight into the Israel-Palestine conflict, casting new light on old sterotypes, venting the frustrations and fears of the next generation – and ultimately offering us all hope for the future. From Srinagar in the northern reaches of India, to the southernmost Indian town of Kerala, The Moslems Are Coming has travelled far and wide to entertain its Indian readers with all of the irreverence and wit that made Zuma’s Bastard such a riotous read. 

Praise for The Moslems Are Coming:

Shehla Rashid, Srinagar: At first, Azad Essa comes across as an Islamophobic, Hijabophobic, Jew-lover but if you somehow manage not to put the book down after page number 4, you’re in for an exciting journey.

Anuradha Goyal, Hyderabad: What I really appreciated is the author’s wit and his analogies, an uncanny ability to relate things from entirely different worlds.

Sabbah Haji, Breswana: As a young Muslim woman, completely wrapped in the cocoon of ideal, romanticised, perfect Islam, and whining about how, ‘No, no, this is not what Islam really is,’ this read has been a refreshing smack in the jowls.

Vivek Tejuja, New Delhi: You will be surprised with the book as you read along, that it isn’t all about Muslims. It is about humanity at the end of it all.

Check out the entire Google Map here. Follow Azad Essa on Twitter @azadessa and catch tweets from Two Dogs/Mercury @TwoDogs_Mercury.

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