Nov 24 2011 : Malayalam translation of Jaihoon’s travelogue, THE COOL BREEZE FROM HIND, was released at the Sharjah International Book Fair under the title ‘MeraWatan’ (my Homeland) by Sophie Cooke, Scottish novelist and travel writer. The plot is based on the narrative of a UAE-grown Indian youth about his discovery of the historic and ethnic roots of his homeland. The narrator, educated and brought up in Sharjah, interprets his experiences in the backdrop of the cultural glory of the emirate of Sharjah.
Mujeeb Jaihoon is an Indian-born writer and socio-cultural commentator based in the UAE. As a prolific traveler, Jaihoon has extensively traveled to cradles of ancient civilizations in various parts of the world. He serves as director at several educational institutions, besides playing an advisory role in community development projects. Jaihoon is also a regular speaker on issues pertaining to education and women empowerment, besides being a vocal critic of wars and injustice. He has authored nine books including Slogans of the Sage and The Cool Breeze From Hind. His blog can be reached on www.jaihoon.com
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