Top Books Look Back (Part 2): How the Jews lost their god in “Night” and the harrowing story of Kevin and his mother in “We Need to Talk About Kevin”

It’s the second part of our Top Books Look Back series. In case you missed it, we’re revisiting the book titles which made up our top list for the past ten years. Some of them were included in the annual top ten lists way beyond the creation of this site so we took an opportunity to…

We Belong to the Land

We Belong to the Land Elias Chacour (with Mary Jensen) HarperCollins, 1990 “It is better to have the right than the might, because might corrupts. It declares the right to be wrong and the wrong to be right.” Rating: 3.5/5 stars This book proved that I was wrong, in many accounts, about the conflict in…

Nude Walker

Nude Walker Bathsheba Monk Sarah Crichton Books, 2011 “My past was being stolen: things and places I had loved were being overwritten with a new story, a story in which I would have no say in how things turned out or how I would be remembered.” Rating: 3.5/5 stars An excellent book about the clash…