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.
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.
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.