An article over at the islamic fiction books blog provides a really good explanation of how the publishing industry classifies books and why it is imperative that the term Islamic Fiction be included as a category in the classification of books.
Classifying Islamic Fiction
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Purpose: This section of the Islamic Fiction Books web site is intended to explain Why and How books are Classified. The information is basic and not intended to be the place to learn everything you ever wanted to know about the subject matter.
It is important because: 1) The emergence of Islamic fiction as a category of fiction and because of the growing number of IF books be … Read More
Muslim publishers and book retailers as well as librarians and educators would benefit from reading this article.