Asra Nomani: "Standing Alone in Mecca" (Harper San Francisco)
A Muslim woman born in India and raised in West Virginia recounts the hajj she took with her infant son, father and mother and niece and nephew. She examines the role of women in Islam and details her fight against sexism and intolerance at her local mosque.
former correspondent for the Wall Street Journal
author of "Standing Alone: An American Woman’s Struggle for the Soul of Islam.”