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Geraldine Brooks
Novelist. Mum. Dog person. Horse rider, when I can stay on.
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Geraldine Brooks Dec 5
And certainly one of the most beautiful rooms I’ve ever spoken in...
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Penguin Books Aus Dec 2
When a character stays with you long after the last page of the novel
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HarvardClubVictoria Dec 3
“During the hourlong discussion Brooks, a 2006 Radcliffe Fellow, expanded on her work as a foreign correspondent, for which she shared in an Overseas Press Club Award.” ❤️ via
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Geraldine Brooks Dec 5
or not...now they’re reconsidering the cover so stay tuned.
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Dec 2
$21 TRILLION of Pentagon financial transactions “could not be traced, documented, or explained.” $21T in Pentagon accounting errors. Medicare for All costs ~$32T. That means 66% of Medicare for All could have been funded already by the Pentagon. And that’s before our premiums.
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Tony Horwitz Dec 2
a piece I wrote from Iraq long ago about Bush Admin's betrayal of Iraqis who heeded American calls to rise up against Saddam.
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Tony Horwitz Dec 2
while extolling bush, there should be international day of mourning for the tens of thousands of kurds and shiites his Admin urged to rise up against Saddam--and then abandoned and allowed to be slaughtered.
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 29
Proud of the effort, and the honesty. Go/No Go by
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Tony Horwitz Nov 19
my wife's lovely piece about the wonderful and recently deceased writer (among many other pursuits) Donald McCaig, whose only failing was inability to train our beloved and incorrigible border collie.
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Jorie graham Nov 14
A blistering emotional response to BBC dismissal of climate action demands via
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 23
Now please tell us what you really think.
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 19
You’ll be missed, McCaig, mighty writer, fine farmer, dog whisperer. Condolences to Anne.
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The Millions Nov 13
Ebook find of the day: Pulitzer Prize-winner 🏆 PEOPLE OF THE BOOK by Geraldine Brooks for $1.99
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Michael Beschloss Nov 10
In the Paris rain, May 1961, JFK and de Gaulle honor soldiers who gave their lives:
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 12
She can get wet to honor veterans but our president takes a limo.
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Ellen Fanning:Journo Nov 7
So this is the new normal is it? A woman decides not to pursue sexual harassment allegations. Another man with his own agenda decides to make the alleged incident public. The woman gets dragged into a defamation case. What is this? The Stone Age?
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Joseph Sakran Nov 7
As a Trauma Surgeon and survivor of I cannot believe the audacity of the to make such a divisive statement. We take care of these patients everyday. Where are you when I’m having to tell all those families their loved one has died.
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Samantha Power Nov 7
If were a country, and I were UN Ambassador asked abt yesterday’s election, in diplo-speak I would express “serious concern” & call for “impartial, credible voting process overseen by independent body.” We routinely call out nations for equiv of Kemp’s blatant meddling
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Geraldine Brooks Nov 8
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shonda rhimes Nov 7
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