shooting the moon

by in lit

Book Review: Children of the Ever-Changing Moon (Essays by Young Moro Writers) edited by Gutierrez Mangansakan II, Anvil Publishing, 2007 The word “Moro” has unfortunately suffered a negative image in modern society. It has come to connote violence, rebelliousness and divisiveness to anyone who reads newspapers everyday. With many still equating the word with “terrorism” and “jihad,” it is perhaps fair to say that the Islamic face in modern literature has been stifled. Children of the Ever-Changing Moon, an anthology of essays by young Moro writers, is a refreshing glimpse into contemporary Muslim…read more