The page 99 test

What can we learn from opening our book to a random page?

By Erik Bleich in book contents

December 22, 2021

Marshal Zeringue (@zeringuemarshal) maintains a blog in which he asks authors of books to take Ford Madox Ford’s “page 99 test” and write about the results. Covering Muslims was featured on December 22.

Here is page 99 from Covering Muslims:


Surprisingly, it is a page wholely dedicated to a figure displaying trends over time in the number of articles published mentioning Muslims in four different countries.

To read our page 99 test story, click on the image below.

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December 22, 2021
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