|A missed opportunity?
For the breadth of her interests, the range of her writings and the influence she has had worldwide, Simone de Beauvoir deserves better than the coverage so far given her in her centenary year, writes David Tresilian
Nehad Selaiha meets American writer and human rights activist Naomi Wallace and watches her trilogy on the Middle East at the AUC
Paris Book Fair boycott
As international protests continued against the current Israeli military attacks on Gaza, which have thus far led to the deaths of at least 120 Palestinian civilians, Israeli president Shimon Peres was invited to open the Paris Book Fair last Thursday, at which Israel is guest of honour, in commemoration of 60 years since the declaration of the State of Israel...