Shaykh Hamza's Book Recommendations

A list of book recommendations made by Shaykh Hamza

1. Islam: Quran

Book Recommendation
Tafsir Al-Jalalayn
The Essential Koran: The Heart of Islam
The Koran by George Sale

2. Islam: Hadith

Book Recommendation
An-Nawawi`s Forty Hadith
Gardens of the Righteous: Riyadh As-Salihin of Imam Nawawi
Shamail Tirmidhi
The Canonization of al-Bukhr and Muslim

3. Islam: Tassawuf / Sufism / Islamic Lifestyle

Book Recommendation
Al Ghazali: On the Duties of Brotherhood
Al-Ghazali on the Ninety-nine Beautiful Names of God
Destiny of Man
Disciplining the Soul and on Breaking the Two Desires
On the Boundaries of Theological Tolerance in Islam: Abu Hamid al Ghazali
The Lives of Man

4. History: Travel, Travelogue

Book Recommendation
A Narrative of the Expedition to Dongola and Sennaar
Losing Moses on the Freeway

5. History: History

Book Recommendation
A History of Knowledge: Past, Present and Future
A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East
A Study of History
Are Muslims Distinctive?: A Look at the Evidence
Biography of John Locke
Cambridge History of Islam
Change and Habit: The Challenge of our Time
Civil War Book by Shelby Foote
Civilization on trial
Ghazali (Makers Of The Muslim World)
Great Short Works of Leo Tolstoy
History of Bombing
How Europe Underdeveloped Africa
James Baldwin vs Williams Buzley Oxfords debate
Knowledge Triumphant: The Concept of Knowledge in Medieval Islam
Light of Asia
Mecca: From Before Genesis Until Now
Over Morocco in a balloon
The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History
The Bad-Ass Librarians of Timbuktu: And Their Race to Save the World`s Most Precious Manuscripts
The Colonizer and the Colonized
The Future of Islam
The Influence of Islam on Medival Europe
The Muqaddimah
The Plague
The Saint and the Sultan: The Crusades, Islam, and Francis of Assisi's Mission of Peace
The World and the West
Toynbee`s History
Travels of Ibn Jubayr

6. History: Western / European

Book Recommendation
A Modest Proposal
A People`s History of the United States : 1492-Present
Adam Smith`s Mistake
African Muslims in Antebellum America: Transatlantic Stories and Spiritual Struggles
Black Like Me
Frederick Douglass
George Washington`s Farewell Address
History of the Peloponnesian War
Hobbes: On the Citizen
How the Irish became White
Islam in the United States of America
James Baldwin vs Williams Buzley Oxfords debate
Letter from the Birmingham Jail
Lincoln`s Greatest Speech : The Second Inaugural
Mark Twains Weapons of Satire : Anti-Imperialist Writings on the Philippine-American War
NAACP: A History of the NAACP