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Marginalia: Syed M. Masood On Identity, Faith & Belonging

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Syed M. Masood, author of "The Bad Muslim Discount"

In his novel, The Bad Muslim Discount, Syed M. Masood examines universal questions of identity, faith, and belonging through the lens of Muslim Americans. As one who has been a citizen in three countries, Masood introduces an original voice and fascinating gaze on America with equal parts gravitas and humor. 

I recently spoke with Masood about how his own experience relates to that of his characters. Here’s our conversation:



The Bad Muslim Discount by Syed M. Masood was published by Doubleday.

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