Ben Ehrenreich writes across genres, having published two novels, a variety of essays, and now a major nonfiction work on Palestinian life in the West Bank. The Way to the Spring: Life and Death in Palestine has been called “A chillingly beautiful, albeit heartbreaking, chronicle of Palestinian life in the West Bank. It’s written with immense empathy, but is equally grounded, and urgently real” by Yasmine El Rashidi in The Guardian.
He will be at Duke for a public talk on the ethics of telling stories in contested terrain at 3:30. Get a chance to talk to talk with him in a more intimate setting over lunch.