Stav Sherez, Author at Catholic Herald

Stav Sherez

The Near East: from Ice Age to ISIS

The Near East: A Cultural History by Arthur Cotterell, Hurst, £20 Farming. Cities. Writing. Monotheism. What is it about the ancient Near East which...

Did Britain invent concentration camps?

Concentration Camps by Dan Stone, OUP, £12.99 The sociologist and Polish freedom-fighter Zygmunt Bauman called the 20th century “the century of camps”. While history...

A lyrical novel of modern martyrdom

The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam, Faber and Faber, £16.99 “The kinship of humanity was what Christ bought into the world,” reflects the fictional...

How the paintbrush changed literature

The Pen and the Brush by Anka Muhlstein, Other Press, 14.99 ‘I have not only supported the Impressionists,” the young Emile Zola boasted, “I...

The Near East: from Ice Age to ISIS

The Near East: A Cultural History by Arthur Cotterell, Hurst, £20 Farming. Cities. Writing. Monotheism. What is it about the ancient Near East which...

Did Britain invent concentration camps?

Concentration Camps by Dan Stone, OUP, £12.99 The sociologist and Polish freedom-fighter Zygmunt Bauman called the 20th century “the century of camps”. While history...

A lyrical novel of modern martyrdom

The Golden Legend by Nadeem Aslam, Faber and Faber, £16.99 “The kinship of humanity was what Christ bought into the world,” reflects the fictional...

How the paintbrush changed literature

The Pen and the Brush by Anka Muhlstein, Other Press, 14.99 ‘I have not only supported the Impressionists,” the young Emile Zola boasted, “I...