Monday, July 21 2008
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.
Tuesday, June 19 2012
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.
Tuesday, January 22 2008
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.
Friday, May 19 2006
March's lessons can be taken on board by any liberal concerned by conservatives gaining ground in the 'culture wars'.
Wednesday, July 15 2009
The clues were all there — accidents of history — hiding inside the ancient book: an insect wing, wine stains, salt crystals, a white hair.…
Thursday, February 21 2008
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…
Wednesday, January 16 2008
MIAMI -- Novelist Geraldine Brooks cannot forget her first glimpse of the "Sarajevo Haggadah." The book -- a 14th century, illustrated Hebrew manuscript that miraculously…