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 “With this book, people will really think”

∼ Sabine Kuesshauer,

M.A. Student, Dept. of Political Science, University of Leipzig, German


“An incisive, provocative yet persuasive piece of work, an ideal response to many of the mind boggling questions asked by the ordinary mind. A must read for all.”

—Mohamed Akidah

Lecturer, Department of Linguistics & Languages, University of Nairobi, Kenya. Former Patron, Muslim Students Association of the  University of Nairobi [MSAUN].


 “An amazing, fascinating, moving, well researched yet simple to understand book from a very thorough, frank, eloquent author. I thoroughly enjoyed the humour displayed. This is a book I will cherish and go back to it, again and again.”

—Xenia Younes

Greek blogger and Accounts Manager in a Private Firm, United Kingdom. She holds a BTEC National in Business Studies & Finance.


“After having read many books on Islam the past 11 years this book confirms to me that I indeed feel I have discovered something very valuable and precious other people have not. If only those people would read, they might – and Allah is the One who guides – discover the same.”

—Harun Jeroen Verstaen

Administrative employee, Netherlands; he is also a freelance translator from English to Dutch; His Master’s thesis was on the application of Shari’ah Law in Sudan, University of Maastricht (UM), The Netherlands. He is also a student of Islamic knowledge.


“I am a Non-Muslim but after reading the book, I now respect Muslims. I wish I could one day meet the author. The book has taught me much.”

—Paris Fuhua Wang

Sales Rep, Heng Yuan Manufacturing Co., Limited, Guangzhou, China. Graduate, HAFLRU University, Heilongjiang, China. She also holds a TEM-8 Certificate.


“This book is a cross between a rigorous academic text, with invaluable quotations, facts & figures, containing a database of must read books for Muslims and non-Muslims alike and a novel with very interesting but very true stories. I was inspired and enjoyed reading it. My only complaint is that it was too big to put in my handbag so I could carry it with me everywhere, everyday.”

—Wambui Nyamathwe Kabage

Advocate of the High Court of Kenya. LLM, University of Sydney.


“Salim Boss has done it! This book is evolutionary in setting a direction for our prejudiced world. Likely to change your deepest held convictions about Islam.”

∼ Billow Kerrow

Former Shadow Finance Minister & Member of Parliament, Kenya. Currently, he is an Advisory Board member for Kenya Anti-Corruption Commission.


“This book is the voice of the many of us. The authoritative, assertive and no-apologies voice that will put to rest the many questions of our friends and family who wonder out loud: How (in ‘God’s’ name) could you become a Muslim? …. My advice? Get out of your comfort zone and confront the hard facts in this book!  The truth is: you will decide whether you are extremely smart or extremely ignorant.  The challenge is, are you daring enough to find out?”

—Isabellah Wabomba

Communications/Media/Public Relations Practitioner, Kenya. MBA Graduate, University of Nairobi; BA in Communications, Daystar University. Currently Undertaking an Advanced Course in Islamic Studies for Reverts [i.e. New Muslims].


“The book consists of all ingredients that make it great and interesting. The extensive and intensive research, its simplicity and the clarity of the message, its witty quotes and above all the originality.”

—Bishar Mohamed Ali

Bachelor in Social Work, Volda University College, Norway.


“If you are ready to face the hard facts, read it! . . . to be smart or ignorant – the choice is yours. Whatever your option, the way you will look at Islam will never be the same again”

∼ Ole Naado,

Founder and CEO of The New Dawn


On July 8, 2010 at exactly 2:07:38 PM, an Email was sent from a reader to the Author:

“Hallo Salim Boss. A very close friend of mine sent me an email of your book “Extremely Smart or Extremely Ignorant” .While it is an enlightening book and it has lead me do some research [on Islam] and found out some things in Christianity that I tend not to agree with. But explain to me this concept of “JIHAD”  holy war coz to me . . . . Our God is a peaceful God! I am yet to read the Qur’an.”


—Elsie Chepchirchir Bitok

Accountant, Mombasa, Kenya.


 “The book is so interesting. I just can’t afford to put it down!”

∼ Elizabeth Jerop,

MA student, University of Nairobi doing Masters in Gender and Development Studies.


“This book will set a man against his father, and a daughter against her mother, and a daughter-in-law against her mother-in-law.”

∼ Chelang’at Chepkwony,

Accountant, Hass Petroleum Ltd. Kenya. She holds a Bsc.  Degree in Acturial Science, University of Nairobi; CPA Part 3.


 “Interesting and a real eye opener. I have no doubt that it will attract many to Islam”

∼ Captain Yahya M.A. Ondigo

Retired Captain for Kenya Armed Forces and the author of “God’s Blessings to Humanity”


“I have not been able to put down the book since I got it. It’s very interesting and it has taught me a lot of things I did not know before.”

∼ Viola Chepchirchir

Student doing Bachelor of Commerce Degree at Strathmore University. She is also an accountant with Rapid Construction Company Ltd.




“Am not a fan of reading but this book am impressed to read again and again.”

Abdurrahman – December 12, 2011


“Although was born a Muslim . . . but I admit your book has taught me so much that I did not know.  GIVE US MORE!”

Sahil Amar – March 25, 2011


‘…A journey of a thousand miles starts with one step, there you are. With this one you really are a class…’

Abuha – January 26, 2010


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  1. Adan Arero says:

    subhanAllah its a must read for all.
    Adan Arero

  2. Ramadhan Ali says:

    I will be very happy to lose this book to a non-muslim and buy another, than it to getting lost in my own hands only to be asked by The Most High during the D – Day on what action I took after reading it.

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