Islam

De boodschapper en de Koran – Een vertelling / Een vertaling

Posted by Marion de Groot on August 23, 2008
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In Dutch. A translation of the Koran into Dutch, and a biography of the prophet Mohammed. Both books are very readable and give an insight in the Muslim culture and life.

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Een goede man slaat soms zijn vrouw

Posted by Marion de Groot on August 23, 2008
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In Dutch. For his studies Arabic and Anthropology, Luyendijk has spent a year at the university of Cairo. During this year, he tries to find out more about the Egyptian culture through his local friends. He discovers that not everyone sees the West as the ideal world.

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Het zijn net mensen – Beelden uit het Midden-Oosten

Posted by Marion de Groot on August 23, 2008
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In Dutch. Joris Luyendijk has been a correspondent in the Middle East for Dutch newspapers and the national news. This book is about the cultural and political differences he encountered when reporting the news from the Middle East, and about how difficult it is to tell an objective story from a world unknown to the audience.

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