Most recent article by: Richard Marcus

Book cover Throne of the Crescent Moon (DAW Books)

Saladin Ahmed's ''Throne of the Crescent Moon''

An Arab-American Fantasy Epic

Saladin Ahmed's fantasy novel "Throne of the Crescent Moon" is inspired by One Thousand and One Nights. In his review, Richard Marcus says the epic adds much needed diversity to the fantasy genreMore

Michael Muhammad Knight (photo: Kim Badawi - Reflux Pictures, Lorber Films)

Interview with Michael Muhammad Knight

''Religious Laws Can Change''

Michael Muhammad Knight has earned a reputation as an ostentatious cultural provocateur among American Muslims. In this interview with Richard Marcus, however, he talks quite seriously about matters of faith and the relation of religion and ideologyMore