By Omar Saif Ghobash
**A New York Times Editor's Pick**
**One of Time's such a lot expected Books of 2017, a Bustle top Nonfiction decide for January 2017, a Chicago evaluate of Books most sensible publication to learn in January 2017, an Amazon better of January 2017 in background, a Stylist journal top booklet of 2017, incorporated in New Statesman's What to learn in 2017**
From the Ambassador of the UAE to Russia comes Letters to a tender Muslim, a daring and intimate exploration of what it skill to be a Muslim within the twenty-first century.
In a sequence of non-public letters to his son, Omar Saif Ghobash bargains a quick and hugely readable manifesto that tackles our present worldwide challenge with the educational of an skilled diplomat and the private accountability of a father. Today’s younger Muslims might be tomorrow’s leaders, and but too many are at risk of extremist propaganda that turns out omnipresent in our technological age. The burning query, Ghobash argues, is how average Muslims can unite to discover a voice that's precise to Islam whereas actively and productively accomplishing the fashionable global. What does it suggest to be a great Muslim?
What is the concept that of an exceptional existence? And is it applicable to face up and overtly condemn those that take the Islamic religion and twist it to fit their very own faulty political agendas? In taking a troublesome examine those possible uncomplicated questions, Ghobash encourages his son to stand matters others insist aren't appropriate, now not acceptable, or can even be Islamophobic. those letters function a clear-eyed notion for the subsequent iteration of Muslims to appreciate easy methods to be trustworthy to their faith and nonetheless navigate throughout the complexities of today’s international. additionally they show an intimate glimpse right into a global many are strange with and supply to supply an realizing of the standard struggles Muslims face round the globe.