he Tampa Bay Coalition for Justice and Peace is proud to announce that two
books on Dr. Sami Al-Arian have been published and are available for
“Shackled Dreams,” a biography which details the life and work of Al-Arian,
contains illuminating interviews, speeches and articles by the former
professor. Among the contributors to the book are Peter Erlinder, law
professor and former president of the National Lawyers Guild; Dr. Agha
Saeed, a leader in the American Muslim community; and professor Charles
Offering an inside look into life in a federal penitentiary, “Conspiring
Against Joseph” is a collection of 62 poems written by Dr. Al-Arian.
His use of vivid imagery to describe day-to-day life in the suffocating
prison will both astound and enrage readers who have never pictured such
This beautiful anthology offers insightful commentary on subjects as
diverse as the 56-year Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the American dream
before and after 9/11.
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