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May 14, 2009

The high art of literary resistance

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Get into the spirit of the Palestine Festival of Literature with samples of the finest in Palestinian fiction, poetry, cookery and crafts.
Book Review
May 14, 2009

Strolling, Palestinian-style

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Palestinian Walks is writer and human rights lawyer Raja Shehadeh's poetic memoir of walking in the hills around his home in Ramallah.
News
Mar 10, 2008

How to mourn a girl you'll never know

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Aqsa Parvez was killed exactly three months ago today. After a weekend of events commemorating International Women's Day, it's important to remember Parvez and to resolve to fight for the rights and
News
Jul 24, 2006

Questions for Canadians

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What are Canadian Arabs and Muslims supposed to think? How are we supposed to feel? The message I'm getting from our government's refusal to condemn the Israeli bombardment of civilians in Lebanon
Book Review
May 18, 2006
 Baghdad Burning: Girl Blog From Iraq

Buried in Baghdad

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<img src="/images/special/iraq2006/logo.gif" width="100" height="25"> The protagonists of both the novel <I>Naphtalene</I> and the war diary <I>Baghdad Burning</I> speak in young, assertive female vo
Book Review
Apr 20, 2006
 The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness and Greed

A tree's life

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Beyond merely telling the sensational story of the destruction of a 300-year-old tree, John Vaillant's <I>The Golden Spruce</I> puts before us the basic human need for clear space on which to build s
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