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The Middle East is the topic of The Halli Casser-Jayne Show, Wednesday, November 20, 3 pm ET.
Born in Rehovot, Israel, Ari Shavit served as a paratrooper in the IDF and studied philosophy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. In 1995, he joined Haaretz, where he serves on the editorial board. He is also a leading commentator on Israeli public television. Shavit’s new book, My Promised Land, The Triumph and Tragedy of Israel is the winner of The Natan Book Award.
As a veteran war correspondent, Scott Anderson has reported from Lebanon, Israel, Egypt, Northern Ireland, Chechnya, Sudan, Bosnia, El Salvador and many other strife-torn countries. His book Lawrence in Arabia: War Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East is the book New York Times reviewer Janet Maslin hailed as “a fascinating book, the best work of military history in recent memory and an illuminating analysis of issues that still loom large today.”
Richard Breitman, the author of ten books and many articles in German history, U.S. history, and the Holocaust, has served as director of historical research for the Nazi War Criminal Records and Imperial Japanese Records Interagency Working Group. His latest book is the controversial FDR and The Jews, co-authored with Allan J. Lichtman.
Join me and my guests at the 30th Anniversary of the Miami Book Fair International, November 17-24.
It's good to talk.