6 March 2010 4 Comments

The elusive, graceful future of journalism: Nina Burleigh’s Writing Life

An NPR foreign correspondent pal of mine used to have a list of seven ways for journalists to grow old gracefully. His premise, which is self-evident to anyone who’s been a reporter, was that daily news was an undignified thing to be doing in your 40s. I can’t remember the whole of the list. It […]

19 January 2010 0 Comments

In new Palestinian crime novel NYC dangerous as West Bank

In the current Library Journal, my new Palestinian crime novel, THE FOURTH ASSASSIN (out Feb. 1) gets a good review that highlights the themes and implications beyond the resolution of the mystery. For those who don’t have a copy of the magazine (in which case you’ll have missed the award for Librarian of the Year […]