Tag Archives: Saadia Faruqi

July 23

Cover Reveal for A Place at the Table by Saadia Faruqi and Laura Shovan

Laura: This book started with a question: What does it mean to be an American when your parent is an immigrant? It’s an identity I struggled with as a child. Was I more American and Jewish, like my father, or did I feel most at home in my mother’s British culture? First generation American kids […]

August 01

A MUSLIM GIRL AND HER FAMILY by Saadia Faruqi

I grew up in Pakistan, where books were scarce. My mother would drop me and my two younger sisters at the British Council library and leave on errands. We’d roam the halls all afternoon, from the colorful children’s section to the quiet and somber reference area, and back again. I remember dozing off on a […]