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Monday, October 7 2013

Edward Said’s Daughter, Najla, Writes of Her Identity Confusion in ‘Looking for Palestine’

Although not excellent literature, this can be a heart-breaking read at times, because all the hardships of childhood come soaring back.


Monday, August 1 2011

Tareq Abboushi & Shusmo: Mumtastic

Wormed with Middle Eastern loops and hooks, and also playful, with a jazz playfulness


Captain America and a Past That Must Linger Still

Despite the dark times that birthed the original Captain America #1, there was a hopefulness to the character. Writer Ed Brubaker however offers a Cap worn down by personal history. Or is that the point?


Wednesday, July 14 2010

‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’: A Child of Israel and the Children of Palestine

Reading narratives of the seemingly intractable Arab-Israeli conflict is like trying to follow the plot of a novel that has had every other page ripped out. Amos Oz’s A Tale of Love and Darkness has fewer missing pages than most.


Sunday, March 7 2010

The German Issue: Still Straddling the Berlin Wall

The German Issue provides us with a time capsule from a very different era, but so much of its content remains pertinent.


Thursday, May 7 2009

Must-see TV in Palestine


Wednesday, February 4 2009

In new book, Jimmy Carter is upbeat about peace talks in Mideast


Tuesday, November 25 2008

Dozan: Introducing Dozan

The neatness of the arrangements, and the way the voices come together, suggest madrigals.


Tuesday, September 9 2008

Jerusalem: City of Longing by Simon Goldhill

Goldhill has a talent for ironic juxtaposition and a keen grasp of the myth-making, sloganeering, and heedless self-interest that have polluted the debates over Jerusalem for many years.


Tuesday, July 22 2008

Various: The Rough Guide to Arabic Café

Listening to the Rough Guide to Arabic Café, I realised that this is not the same as the music you would expect to hear if you were sitting in a Western coffee shop.


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