David J. Wasserstein

David J. Wasserstein is a professor of history at Vanderbilt University. He is the author most recently (with the late Abraham Wasserstein) of The Legend of the Septuagint, From Classical Antiquity to Today. He is currently completing How Islam Saved the Jews.

Prince of Poets

Mahmoud Darwish was the voice of the Palestinian people—chronicling not just the struggles and political injustices, but also the rhythms of daily life

by David J. Wasserstein | Tuesday, September 04, 2012

The Voice of a Nation

Mahmoud Darwish’s poetry was most eloquent when performed before an audience

by David J. Wasserstein | Monday, August 27, 2012