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Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief Tina Brown shares with Renee Montagne the best things she's been reading lately about seduction by Facebook and some altruistic acts of exposure.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali arrived in the Netherlands as a refugee — from East Africa, an arranged marriage, and from a religion she describes as tantamount to slavery. In her book, Nomad, she takes her journey to the U.S., and stresses the importance of reclaiming Islam from within.
In her new collection of essays, Dutch parliamentarian Ayaan Hirsi Ali, a native of Somalia, calls on her fellow Muslims to change their attitudes about the role of women in the world's fastest-growing religion.