Search Results: "Thanassis Cambanis"


BOOK REVIEW

ONCE UPON A REVOLUTION by Thanassis Cambanis
NON-FICTION
Released: Jan. 20, 2015

"A clear exposition and analysis of complex, swiftly changing events. The book gives readers cause to understand why we might support regime change in the Middle East, even if it brings instability and incoherence."
Smart, troubling study of the events surrounding Tahrir Square and their aftermath. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

NON-FICTION
Released: Sept. 28, 2010

"Hezbollah is a formidable presence that cannot be ignored, and Cambanis's book, a well-balanced blend of journalism, history and geopolitical primer, is a significant aid to understanding it."
If there's anything to unite the Arab world, it's opposition to Israel. If there's a group to do that unifying, writers former Boston Globe Middle East bureau chief Cambanis, it's the much-feared Hezbollah, the Party of God. Read full book review >

BOOK REVIEW

DEEP BLUE ALMOST BLACK by Thanassis Valtinos
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 1, 1997

"And the title novella, which brilliantly portrays an aging woman's barely contained fury at the changes time is working on her body and mind, expresses in striking microcosmic form Valtinos's compact and coherent vision of a world destroyed by the inexorable necessity of change."
Deep Blue Almost Black ($22.95; May 1997; 130 pp.; 0-8101-1490-9): Twelve stories, written between 1960 and 1991, by a skillful Greek writer who at his best offers vivid elliptical glimpses of his country's modern experiences of natural catastrophe, foreign invasion, and homegrown military dictatorship. Read full book review >