Monday, February 9, 2009

Event Announcement

Michael Muhammad Knight will be in Toronto discussing his book Taqwacores in celebration of Freedom To Read Week!

Pages Books & Magazines presents This Is Not A Reading Series (TINARS)

This Is Not A Reading Series celebrates Freedom To Read Week with the Canadian premiere of Michael Muhammad Knight’s controversial underground novel about the Muslim- punk movement, The Taqwacores (Publishers Group Canada). Montreal filmmaker Omar Majeed is currently working on a feature documentary about the real-life taqwacore bands who were inspired by Knight’s fictional creation. Majeed and Knight will show footage and discuss the politics of the Muslim-punk scene. Knight will then have an extended Q & A session with the audience, to be included in the documentary-in-progress.

A This Is Not A Reading Series Event presented by Pages Books & Magazines, Publishers Group Canada, Eye Steel Films, EYE WEEKLY, Gladstone Hotel and Take Five On CIUT.
Gladstone Hotel Melody Bar, 1214 Queen Street West
Tues Feb 24; 7:30pm (Doors 7pm) $5 (Free With Book Purchase)

Michael Muhammad Knight: Jennifer Lynch,, (416)934-9900 ext 202
This Is Not A Reading Series: Chris Reed,, (416) 598-1447 ext 221

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