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Abdul Bari's memoirs are necessary for any young person to understand the issues and the evolving cycle of the British Muslim community over the past three decades. Abdul Bari also gives his take on the key issues affecting British Muslims, whether as an individual, a family or community. The book presents a perspective on how to achieve a 'common good' for all communities and what is needed for it to gain a stronger voice as British Muslims in the wider society. Abdul Bari is one of a handful o ...more
An interesting insight on how Muslim community changed post 9/11 and after the 7/7 bombings. The memoir highlights Bari's journey and tackling issues such as community, identity and inclusion of the Muslim community in the UK. Through his struggles he has found the middle way of practising Islam while being a prominent activity/community figure.. ...more