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SHORTLISTED FOR 2022

STANFORD DOLMAN TRAVEL BOOK OF THE YEAR

LONGLISTED FOR 2021

BAILLIE GIFFORD PRIZE FOR NON FICTION

“A moving book”

Times Literary Supplement Books of the Year 2021

“Fascinating”

 Washington Post Travel Books of the Year 2021

“A tour through the Balkans unearthing Islamic European history. I appreciated the depth of his research and the lightness of touch in his many fascinating encounters”

Johnny Pitts, New Statesman Books of the Year 2021

“One of the most compelling books for readers who wish to see the world through a wider lens.”

Forbes

“A fascinating insight into the living legacy of Islam in Europe”

Levison Wood

“A richly detailed travelogue by a humane and compassionate pilgrim”

Tim Mackintosh-Smith

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The Scotsman | November 2021

THE HOLY MONTH OF RAMADAN; MORE THAN JUST FASTING

Lonely Planet | April 2021

Lonely Planet | January 2021