he discussion will be moderated by Paul Kennedy of CBC Radio’s Ideas and will be recorded forfuture broadcast on CBC Radio One.
Irshad Manji has been described by The New York Times as "Osama bin Laden’s worst nightmare." Her internationally best-selling book, The Trouble with Islam Today, was published in more than 30 countries, although it was banned in many others. The free Arabic, Urdu and Farsi editions she has posted on her website have been downloaded more than one million times.
Ms. Manji’s latest book, Allah, Liberty and Love, is due to be released in June 2011.
Seating is limited and pre-registration is required for admission.