‘The Orwell Brigade’ takes on power

One of my essays is included in a new collection by crime writers called “The Orwell Brigade.” The idea is that authors — in particular crime writers — spend their time considering the very same questions as George Orwell did in his novels and essays about power. The Orwell Brigade is the brainchild of Christopher […]

Scribe and Scholar enter world of Hamas

A New York Times correspondent teams up with a Belfast professor to write the story of Islamism among the Palestinians. JERUSALEM — Stephen Farrell was sipping coffee in the office of his money changer on Salah ud-Din Street, East Jerusalem’s main commercial strip, four years ago, when Beverley Milton-Edwards entered. From his rucksack, Farrell produced […]