Irshad Manji is an acclaimed journalist, lecturer, and human rights advocate based in Toronto. Recognizing Irshad's leadership, Oprah Winfrey honored her with a Chutzpah Award for "audacity, nerve, boldness, and conviction." Ms. magazine has named Irshad a "Feminist for the 21st Century." She is also a recipient of the Simon Wiesenthal Award for Valor.
..".feels like a revelation...a raw nerve ending for the West - shocking, raw, but mercifully, joyously, still alive." --Andrew Sullivan, New York Times Book Review "Irshad Manji is a fresh, new and intriguing voice of Islamic reform. This wonderfully written book will surprise you, educate you, even entertain you." --Alan Dershowitz, author of The Case for Israel "[Manji's] ideas have already set off a searching debate." --Clifford Krauss, The New York Times "Tightly reasoned and packed with knockout punches." --Pat Donnelly, Montreal Gazette "Manji is blazingly articulate." --Margaret Wente, The Globe and Mail (Canada) "The Trouble with Islam is beyond controversial. It may ignite a firestorm of protest...her easy conversational style, addressed to 'my fellow Muslims, ' makes it accessible to a wide range of readers." --Leslie Scrivener, The Toronto Star