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Sunday, July 20 2008

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.


Reviews

Monday, June 18 2012

All Our Yesterdays: 'Caleb's Crossing' by Geraldine Brooks

This tale is an evocation of a distant past, a past that still influences the character of this nation, is effective, while the Bethia and Caleb are both figures who are apt to linger in the memory for quite while.


Monday, January 21 2008

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.


Thursday, May 18 2006

March by Geraldine Brooks

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


News

Tuesday, July 14 2009

Author Geraldine Brooks sheds light on 'People of the Book'

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,


Wednesday, February 20 2008

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 Six-Day


Tuesday, January 15 2008

Wondrous Jewish icon inspired Geraldine Brooks

MIAMI -- Novelist Geraldine Brooks cannot forget her first glimpse of the "Sarajevo Haggadah." The book -- a 14th century, illustrated Hebrew manuscript that miraculously


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