- Islam and the West
Islam is more connected to Western thought and politics than most realize, according to three prominent writers on Islamic civilization and cultures. The conversation was taped before an audience in MPR's UBS Forum on April 17.9:06 a.m.
Seyyed Hossein Nasr: Professor, Islamic Studies at George Washington University and author of "Man and Nature: the Spiritual Crisis of Modern Man, Religion and the Order of Nature, and Knowledge and the Sacred."
Afshin Molavi: Fellow, New America Foundation and former correspondent for the Reuters news agency based in Dubai. He is the author of "The Soul of Iran: A Nation's Journey to Freedom."
Kathleen Collins: Assistant professor of political science, University of Minnesota and author of "Clan Politics and the Transformation of Regimes in Central Asia."
- The world on a camel's back
The bookmobile that travels between nomadic villages in Kenya moves on four legs. The author of a new novel based on the real life Camel Bookmobile talks about her effort to bring even more books to the African bush.10:06 a.m.
Masha Hamilton: Author of "The Camel Bookmobile." Her previous books include "The Distance Between Us."
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