Interview with Shani Boianjiu, author of “The People of Forever Are Not Afraid”

By Mary Fisk|March 15, 2013|Literature, Middle East, Central Asia & Islamica|0 comments

Shani Boianjiu was born in Jerusalem twenty-five years ago, and grew up in a village near the Lebanese border. She later studied at Harvard. Her debut novel, The people of forever are not afraid, which chronicles the experiences of three teenage Israeli girls through their high school years, military service and on into civilian life, was published in English at the end of 2012. In the following interview (given to the online magazine Tablet in December 2012),

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Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica – February 2013

By Emma Wilson-Shaw|March 4, 2013|Ancient Near East, Semitics and Judaica|0 comments

Ancient Near Eastern Civilizations Predicting the past in the ancient Near East: mantic historiography in ancient Mesopotamia, Judah, and the Mediterranean world / by Matthew Neujahr. Associated regional chronologies for the ancient Near East and the Eastern Mediterranean. Vol. 2: the chronology of the island of Cyprus in the third millenium BC. (ARCANE 2) / [edited by] Edgar Peltenburg. Les texts des saisons 5 à 9 (Terqa Final Reports 2)

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