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Literary Review: ‘Tripping with Allah’ by Michael Muhammad Knight


A review worth reading for the quotes extracted from the book alone.

I will definitely be keeping an eye out for this one.


Here’s an essay by Knight in which he discusses the way researching his earlier book “The Five Percenters: Islam, Hip-hop and the Gods of New York” forced him to confront and come to terms with his own white privilege.

Postscript: Thanks to the ongoing bug WordPress calls ‘security’ the link to the original article below no longer works. You can read the full review here.

From → books, mysticism, reblog

  1. I just found this post… Psychedelic Press UK will publish ‘Beyond the Door’ in their poetry book and will be launched in July 🙂

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    • Psychedelic Press UK is gonna publish your poem?
      That’s great Diwata.

      How did that happen?

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      • Because they think i have a magic 🙂 haha…

        Nah, i was wandering around the net, stumbled upon their website announcing, inviting poets to submit atleast 6 poems.. I was like ok.. I submitted my writings and received a reply from them that they would publish ‘Beyond the Door’… They’re gonna send me complimentary copy of the book..


  2. That’s way cool.

    I’m a fairly regular reader but didn’t spot the submissions invitations.

    Having your mystical poetry published by PsyPress has gotta be worth lots of cred.
    If you weren’t on drugs when you wrote them better keep it to yourself though. I think that’s considered cheating.


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