A Somali-born author and activist says a reformation of Islam is needed to address extremism and mistreatment of women. Diane and guests discuss the ongoing debate over the roots of Islamic extremism and the role of women in the Muslim world.
Thanks to everyone who submitted their favorite summer reads for this month’s Readers’ Review. Diane picked “Dancing at the Rascal Fair” by Ivan Doig, which is also one of her favorite books. It is the central volume in a trilogy that traces the fate of a Scottish family in Montana.
- Andre Bernard Vice President and Secretary of the Guggenheim Foundation; former publisher with Harcourt
- Mark La Framboise Politics and Prose Books, Washington, D.C.
- Deirdre Donahue Book Critic for "USA Today"
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