By Christian Salmon
18 July 2014
In April 2002 we crossed Palestine from Ramallah to Gaza together with other writers from the International Parliament of Writers. Upon my return I wrote this eyewitness account of this war without end: a war waged with tanks and bombs but also with bulldozers. A work of demolition. An effort at re-territorialisation without precedent in history. An agoraphobic war…
The text was entitled ‘Sabreen, or patience’. More than ten years later, I would add: how far can their patience be stretched?
The Washington Post has reviewed Christian Salmon's Storytelling: Bewitching the Modern Mind alongside The Age of Persuasion: How Marketing Ate our Culture. Comparing the two books, reviewer James P. Othmer describes Salmon's approach as "more analytical and intellectually satisfying."