NAM Radio: Craig Thompson's Habibi

NAM Radio: Craig Thompson's Habibi

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If you see Craig Thompson's new book, Habibi, you will think it is a sacred book. It is bound is what looks like hardened brown leather and its spine and cover are gilded with ancient trims. But it's not a holy book -- it is, in fact, a graphic novel about Islam, Islamophobia, the environment and modern day slavery.

And it's all written by a young man whose own background as an evangelical Christian would seem to be the farthest thing from an artist who gracefully re-creates ancient Koranic verse. Thompson spoke with New America Now Host Shirin Sadeghi.


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New America Now is the radio program of New America Media. The program is hosted by
Shirin Sadeghi and is broadcast on 91.7 FM KALW San Francisco on Fridays at noon and Sundays at 3 pm.
 
New America Now's Complete Show for October 21 and 23, 2011:


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