As we approach the latest incarnation of Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, I'm finding it difficult to be hopeful, though I will continue to try to be supportive recognizing, as I do, the consequences of failure.
The Sirens of Baghdad I read in one sitting. I could not put this book down. It is not harsh in a way that watching images of war on CNN are harsh. But it is painful in a way that impels you to ask, But wait! Aren't we all human?