Salt Houses – book review

Hala Alyan’s novel Salt Houses is a thoughtful narrative of family and the destructive nature of war from a Palestinian perspective. Her deft use of imagery leaves the reader in the cool gardens of one generation to the blasting air conditioning of the next. Alyan’s characters are centralized around the feminine narratives that weave through…

Another Look At Life in Germany in WWII

Underground in Berlin –  Marie Jalowicz Simon I find that people who are interested in World World II and the Nazi war machine think everything that needs to be said has been said.  Then along comes a book like Underground in Berlin and you realize there is still much to learn from those who survived and there…