11 November 2011 0 Comments

MOZART’S LAST ARIA reading guide

My excellent US publisher HarperCollins features a Reading Guide to my new novel MOZART’S LAST ARIA. It includes topics for discussion by book groups, but also might be interesting for individual readers who’re considering what they think of the book. You can also browse inside the book at the Harper site, if you’re wondering whether […]

15 January 2010 1 Comment

Writer is pro-Palestinian and pro-Israeli

The best thing about moving from journalism to fiction writing is that people show you more respect. As a journalist covering a contentious issue like the Israel-Palestinian conflict, I was often subject to rather nasty verbal attacks during public speaking engagements. For a partisan of either side, I seemed a fine target for their generalized […]