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Pathways to Creation: Exploring Sacred Music in Fes, Morocco
20 Jul 2008 // 6:00 PM
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.
All Our Yesterdays: 'Caleb's Crossing' by Geraldine Brooks
18 Jun 2012 // 11:38 PM
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.
People of the Book by Geraldine Brooks
21 Jan 2008 // 4:00 PM
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.
Author Geraldine Brooks sheds light on 'People of the Book'
14 Jul 2009 // 11:27 PM
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,
Pulitzer Prize-winner invents a history in ‘People of the Book'
20 Feb 2008 // 9:19 PM
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