Born A Muslim
Some Truths About Islam in India
The journalist Ghazala Wahab uses personal memoir, reportage and historical sources to present the history of Islam from the seventh century onwards, looking at its arrival in India and transformation over centuries. She writes about what it means to live as a Muslim in present-day India, speaking to a range of people, including middle-class working women and workers in leather tanneries, to examine socioeconomic and other factors affecting the lives of members of the community.
Aleph, Rs 999, 408 pages