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The Globe and Mail – The Globe 100: The best books of 2023
Quill & Quire – Review of “Halal Sex: The Intimate Lives of Muslim Womxn in North America” by Alisha Mughal
Storyteller In-Depth Podcast – Halal Sex with Sheima Benembarek
The Miramichi Reader – Review of “Halal Sex: The Intimate Lives of Muslim Womxn in North America”; To Desire and Be Desired is Political by Sarah Marie
The Culture Shift Podcast with Devyani Saltzman – Sheima Benembarek
She Does The City – Journalist Sheima Benembarek on Writing “Halal Sex”
CBC Live Radio The Current with Matt Galloway – In a new book, Muslim women discuss sex, autonomy and cultural norms
The Globe and Mail – Halal Sex author brings Muslim sexuality into the open: “The hardest thing I’ve ever done” by Nour Abi-Nakhoul
Toronto Star – The bestselling books in Canada for the week ending March 30
Broadview – Sheima Benembarek’s “Halal Sex” explores Muslim women’s intimate lives; The author on the powerful role of shame and the responsibility she felt to her sources by Sadiya Ansari
The Bed Post Podcast with Erin Pim – This episode Erin talks to writer Sheima Benembarek about her new book “Halal Sex”
She Does The City – 23 of Our Most Anticipated Books Releasing in Early 2023 by Ameema Saeed
Quill & Quire – 2023 Spring Preview: Nonfiction, Part one