Assalamu aleikum bloggers and readers, here is part II of my interview with sister Saadia Haq :). Enjoy!
With much glee, The Human Lens brings its readers the second part of the Romantic Muslim writer, Papatia Feauxzar’s interview, in which she will focus on sharing more about her fiesty and strong headed-heroines.
For many, the ambitious Founder of Djarabi Kitabs Publishing, Feauxzar is a testament that “Saving Muslim Syndrome” needs a reality check as she breaks the stereotpyes both within her own culture and otherwise.
Saadia Haq: So last month, your book Fixed Up came out in the markets. This focuses on “arranged marriage” issues that are very common within many Muslim communities. Tell us more about it, what made you choose this subject?
Papatia Feauxzar: It did! Its success came at a great surprise. I tallied over 200 downloads, Masha’Allah!
I chose to write on arranged marriages because the story is loosely based on true events in my family. Arranged marriages do work…
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