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Tuesday, 31 December 2013
Raja Shehadeh: A Moderate or a Moderate Façade?
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by Robert Harris (January 2014)


“Raja Shehadeh is Palestine’s leading writer. He is also a lawyer and the founder of the pioneering Palestinian human rights organisation Al-Haq.” - Mountains to the Sea Book Festival, 2013.

Since the millennium, Raja Shehadeh has become a common fixture at literary and cultural events throughout the West, and makes a frequent appearance in literary reviews etc. His books have earned him a substantial amount of praise and a number of awards, including the 2008 Orwell Prize, for which he again made the shortlist this year.  more>>>

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Posted on 12/31/2013 12:00 AM by NER
Comments
1 Jan 2014
Rob Harris
'Thanks, the article was written after noticing that, other than a small number of relatively short blog entries, there were no substantive refutations of Mr. Shehadeh's work online.

1 Jan 2014
Hugh Fitzgerald
'Thorough, and devastating.