Hezbollah

Augustus Richard Norton’s  Hezbollah was on the recommended reading list of one of our Lebanon hands at work.  It’s a short history, at 199 pages including all of the appendices (afterword from 2009, key Arabic words, recommended reading list, index and acknowledgments), but it’s not necessarily a fast read.  Norton has a very detailed writing […]

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The Yellow Wind, again

I first read David Grossman’s The Yellow Wind a little over a year ago.  See brief comments here.  Now we’re discussing it in our book club at work this month, so I’m back.  It’s still a well-written book, filled with very disturbing stories about life in Palestine under Israeli occupation.  The author, already a respected […]

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