AM: We sent out a national call asking women who identified as American and Muslim to tell us about their search for love.
The other stereotype is that they’re hiding bombs under their clothes.
” Compared to your book, the magazine articles feel very superficial and not the best way to find happiness.
The stories in your book don’t exclude physical attraction, but there’s so much else involved.
Listen to the interview here (mp3) Ayesha Mattu and Nura Maznavi are co-editors of a new book of essays, Love, Insh Allah: The Secret Loves of American Muslim Women.
Ayesha is a writer and an international development consultant who is writing a memoir about faith and love.