Articles tagged geraldine brooks

15 Jul 2009 // 4:27 AM

The clues were all there — accidents of history — hiding inside the ancient book: an insect wing, wine stains, salt crystals, a white hair. Geraldine Brooks,

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Pathways to Creation: Exploring Sacred Music in Fes, Morocco

PopMatters goes to Morocco for the Fes Festival of World Sacred Music to honor and share the world’s great spiritual music traditions. At this 14th annual festival, Derek Beres would hear the indigenous sounds of Vietnam, Tunisia, Norway, Pakistan, Belgium, America, and much more.

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21 Feb 2008 // 3:19 AM

Pulitzer Prize-winner invents a history in ‘People of the Book’

Geraldine Brooks wasn’t born Jewish, but by age 14, she was obsessed with the religion, its people and plight. In fact, it was during the

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People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks

Brooks’ use of this damaged child is unrealistic, ultimately, and adds nothing to the text, unless you needed a reminder that war is bad for children and other living things.

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16 Jan 2008 // 3:13 AM

MIAMI—Novelist Geraldine Brooks cannot forget her first glimpse of the “Sarajevo Haggadah.” The book—a 14th century, illustrated Hebrew manuscript that miraculously survived religious

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19 May 2006 // 1:00 AM

March by Geraldine Brooks

March's lessons can be taken on board by any liberal concerned by conservatives gaining ground in the 'culture wars'.

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Culture Belongs to the Alien in 'Spirits of Xanadu'

// Moving Pixels

"The symbols that the artifact in Spirits of Xanadu uses are esoteric -- at least for the average Western gamer. It is Chinese culture reflected back at us through the lens of alien understanding.

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