Snakes and Ladders as written by Kafka Toronto Globe and Mail journalist travels with Middle Eastern refugees fleeing to Germany By Tela Zasloff Canadian journalist Joanna Slater has won awards for her Syrian immigration reporting from Hungary in a career that has included assignments in Europe, India and Asia for the Toronto Globe and Mail […]
(Hargrove Press, 2016) Funny how memory works By Tela Zasloff Eva Grudin and Eric Joseph started renewing their relationship of 50 years ago—when they were high school sweethearts—by exchanging emails. The special richness, speed of exchange, and kind of intimacy this type of self-expression can provide, very soon convinced them that they should continue […]
Larry Raab, on his book of poetry, Mistaking Each Other for Ghosts, a nominee for The 2015 National Book Award.
Book Talk interview with John W. Chandler http://willinet.org/content/book-talk-tela-zasloff-john-chandler Tela Zasloff, Host
Reclaiming a Plundered Past. Archaeology and Nation Building in Modern Iraq Magnus Bernhardsson (University of Texas Press, 2005) Interview with author, by Tela Zasloff Magnus Bernhardsson describes his choice of subject for his book, as the result of both a disappointment and a lucky coincidence. He initially chose as his topic the reception of Darwin […]
BOOK TALK on Willinet Host, Tela Zasloff What was the initial impulse that launched you into this book? My first book, Field Notes from a Catastrophe, was about climate change. People commented that I neglected a big aspect of what carbon emissions are doing: We’re throwing up into the atmosphere about 10 billion metric tons […]
Charles Dew, author of Apostles of Disunion: Southern Secession Commissioners and the Causes of the Civil War (A Nation Divided: Studies in the Civil War Era) joins Tela Zasloff on Willinet’s Book Talk