A man ages backward across the decades, and the same girl keeps eluding him and breaking his heart, in a breathtaking love story that's also the season's literary breakthrough.Monday, Mar 8, 2004 9:00 PM UTC 0
Entertainment Fiction, What to Read, Books
In the wake of the Six-Day War, a young Palestinian woman won an Israeli-sponsored beauty pageant. Organizers promised her glamour, international fame and modeling contracts. Instead, she wound up in Flint, Mich. -- bitter and cynical.Saturday, Dec 13, 2003 9:53 PM UTC 0
April 2002, the Church of the Nativity, Bethlehem. Palestinians inside, Israelis outside. It was a gripping 39-day standoff that seemed to symbolize the entire Middle East conflict.Monday, Oct 27, 2003 9:00 PM UTC 0
Entertainment Nonfiction, Middle East, Books
Sixty-five thousand people -- students, professionals, hippies and the just plain curious -- flocked to New York to hear the Dalai Lama. But did they find anything meaningful beyond a sunny day, a picnic lunch, and a guest appearance by Richard Gere?Monday, Sep 22, 2003 6:44 PM UTC 0
Christopher Farah is an editorial fellow at Salon.