Book Review for The Times Literary Supplement TLS
Book Review for LA Review of Books
Despite the seismic changes occurring throughout the greater Middle East, the Israel-Palestine conflict seems frozen in amber. The politicisation of archaeology by both sides merely reinforces the status quo, or so argues Jennifer Wallace.
Archaeology is casting new light on the Old Testament. — Smithsonian Magazine.
France’s intellectuals have gone to war against the government. Jennifer Wallace reports.
In following the excavation efforts at Ground Zero, Jennifer Wallace was struck by how we mirror the theatrical tragedy in trying to answer shocking loss with a reminder of the value of those we mourn.
What draws scholars to grubbing around in the dirt under the blazing sun and sifting soil for shards of pottery? To find out, Jennifer Wallace joined an archaeological dig in Israel
Andre Brink is helping to rear his black maid’s child. Her life, he tells Jennifer Wallace, encapsulates South Africa’s tensions – explored in his new novel.
In his latest novel, David Mamet sets his sights on literature teachers and universities, which, he tells Jennifer Wallace, ‘exist independent of any possible utility’.
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